Ban eating and drinking on public transport

The country’s top doctor has urged the banning of eating and drinking on public transport in the fight against obesity. Professor Dame Sally Davis, the...

Serving smaller alcoholic drinks could reduce the UK’s alcohol consumption

New research published in Addiction, conducted by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Sheffield, highlights the potential benefits of reducing the standard serving size...
Britain is on track to be the fattest nation in Europe in a decade, with takeaways amongst the reasons being blamed for the obesity issue

Unhealthy Europeans and Britain tops the Obesity list says UN

Britain is on track to be the fattest nation in Europe in a decade, with takeaway companies and sedentary lifestyles being blamed for the...

Salford Covid19 test centre launched at AJ Bell Stadium

NHS and social care staff can now be tested for Covid19 in Salford thanks to a marathon effort over the Easter weekend. All partners in...

Manchester study-Premature death to COVID-19 in our oldest citizens among world’s highest

comparative study of premature deaths to COVID-19 has shown that of 20 countries, the oldest citizens in England and Wales had the highest rate. The...

Hospital waiting lists at highest level for 12 years

Some 83,203 people were waiting more than 52 weeks to start hospital treatment in July, the highest number for any month since November 2008...

Covid cases could soar as high as 100,000 says Health Secretary but what matters...

The Health Secretary has warned that Covid cases could soar after all restrictions are lifted in England in two weeks time. Doing the media round...

New cochlear implant innovation for Manchester hearing loss patients

Manchester Royal Infirmary’s cochlear implant patients are among the first in the country to receive a new hearing device which can be controlled via...

Guy Garvey makes a Big Change for Manchester’s Homeless

Guy Garvey, lead singer of Elbow, has collaborated with Manchester Homelessness Partnership to help raise public awareness of their Big Change initiative. Big Change is...

Boots and Hygiene Bank team up to supply essential toiletries to NHS staff

Boots the Chemist and the Hygiene Bank have launched a partnership with FareShare to get 200,000 essential Boots toiletries to NHS Frontline Staff. thousands of...