Cases of type 2 Diabetes are risng amongst the under 40’s 

Cases of type 2 Diabetes are risng amongst the under 40's according to new analysis revealed this week Diabetes UK say that there has been...

Vaccine boosters must be rolled out to stop schools closing says minister

The booster programme must be rolled out in order to stop schools from closing, the vaccines minister has said. Nadhim Zahawi told Sky News:...

Rapid Covid tests are now available from Manchester’s local libraries

Free at-home Covid-19 testing kits are now available to collect from Manchester’s 10 local libraries. As part of the drive to support the lifting of...

Van Tam-“ I don’t think we’ll eradicate coronavirus ever, I think it’s going to...

"I don't think we'll eradicate coronavirus ever, I think it's going to be with humankind forever.” said Professor Van-Tam during this evening’s Downing Street...

Children’s mental health research project in Greater Manchester wins £1.5m research funding

A new Greater Manchester mental health research project has received £1.5m in funding from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). The...

Citizens Advice ‘hotlines’ have been brought into city’s GP surgeries

Dedicated phone lines that put patients straight through to a CitizensAdvice worker are now available in almost half of Manchester’s GP surgeries. The move –...

Popular sunscreens failing to live up to sun protection claims

Popular sunscreens – including a leading children’s sun lotion – are failing to meet their SPF and UVA claims in Which? tests. As people head...

Introducing the Computer game gets people more active by raising their heart rate

Getting gamers to use their heart rate to control the main character of a new computer game could get people more active, say researchers. Using...

Greater Manchester to trial use of ketamine in helping alcoholics stay off alcohol for...

Greater Manchester will be one of seven areas which will take part in a trial to  investigate whether ketamine-assisted therapy could help alcoholics stay...

NHS checks for bowel cancer hit record-high thanks to Dame Deborah

Record numbers of people have come forward for bowel cancer checks thanks to lifesaving awareness raising by Dame Deborah James, the NHS said today. Between...