Platelet donations help save young Dexter’s life

NHS Blood and Transplant is highlighting the importance of donating platelets after they helped save the life of a four-year-old Altrincham boy. Platelets are tiny...

First of its kind Radiography Academy opens in Rochdale

The new academy opened on 4th November and was unveiled by NCA chief executive Raj Jain, and Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation Chief Officer...

Mental health problems predict emergency department and GP attendance

A new study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, finds mental health conditions to be an important predictor of emergency department and...

Manchester academic calls for pregnancy law reform

An academic from The University of Manchester has called for reform to English pregnancy law, as part of her research into ‘artificial womb technology’...

Coronavirus pandemic could have caused 40 million deaths if left unchecked

The outbreak of COVID-19 would likely have caused 40 million deaths this year in the absence of any preventative measures. This is one of the...

Howard League and Prison Reform Trust threaten Government with legal action over handling of...

The two leading prison reform groups in the country have today (Friday 17 April) sent a formal letter before claim to the Secretary of...

Thousands of doctors unable to offer patients the desperate care they need as a...

In the midst of the biggest health crisis in recent history, thousands of doctors say important wider patient care has been neglected in the...

Greater Manchester develops digital package to support care homes in the fight against COVID-19

Care homes across Greater Manchester will be provided with a new digital COVID-19 symptom tracker to support swift care coordination of residents This is a...

25,000 released from hospital into care homes at start of Covid crisis without being...

As the Government freed up space in the NHS at the beginning of the Covid 19 crisis, around 25,000 people were discharged from hospitals into...

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...