Pandemic backlog of heart care could take ‘up to five years’ to recover

Waiting lists for life saving heart diagnosis and treatment could more than double within two years in England due to the pandemic, a new...

Simple fix creates coronavirus breathing aids

Engineers and scientists have developed a way to convert a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with covid-19. The modification – of a device known as a NIPPY...

Innovative sleep project to benefit Rochdale shift workers

Shift workers in Rochdale borough will benefit from an innovative project offering free face-to-face consultations with sleep experts, who'll share advice on mental and...

New, more infectious strain of Covid-19 now dominates global cases of virus

Researchers have shown that a variation in the viral genome of Covid-19 improved its ability to infect human cells and helped it become the...

Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of...

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of a 21st century NHS as part...

Healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce...

More mental health support needed for frontline workers tackling Covid, study reveals

More support needs to be put in place for hospital workers dealing with the Covid pandemic after a global review of studies found high...

Introducing the lockdown a week earlier could have saved 25,000 lives says former Sage...

According to Professor Neil Ferguson in comments made to the House of Commons from Science and Technology Committee today, putting the country in lockdown a...

Oldham and Wythenshawe hospitals selected as part of new cancer initiative

Oldham and Wythenshawe Hospitals have been selected to pilot a new cancer prevention scheme that is being rolled out across the country. The scheme aims...

NHS patient obesity study launched in Tameside

One of the biggest patient studies into obesity to be held in the North West gets underway in Tameside this month.