Pioneering spinal treatment helping adults with debilitating condition

The first adult patient to be treated at Salford Royal with a new drug for a debilitating spinal condition said she is excited that...

More than 1 in 3 people in the UK report deteriorating eyesight due to...

Over a third of people in the UK who have been using screens more during lockdown believe their eyesight has been affected as a...

Nearly 180 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

Latest figures showing nearly 45,000 hospital operations to remove rotten teeth in children and teenagers – equating to 177 a day – have led...

Hidden damage to lungs from Covid-19 revealed in new study

Early findings from a study into longer-term effects of Covid-19 suggest the use of cutting-edge scanning techniques may detect previously unseen lung damage. Research by...

New site for Christie mobile chemotherapy unit

The Christie is launching a new site for its mobile chemotherapy unit. From Monday October 19th, eligible patients will be able to receive chemotherapy...

No Smoking Day – half a million saved for ex-smokers

Patients at Stepping Hill Hospital who have given up smoking are ‘quids-in’ thanks to the specialist team who helped them quite the habit. To celebrate...

Manchester research finds that use of locums highest in rural, small or poorer performing...

New research led by University of Manchester researchers published today (11/01/22) in the British Journal of General Practice has thrown new light on the...

Helping people get their five a day

Entertainment and leisure complex The Printworks is helping the people of Manchester get their five a day this summer with the launch of a...

More home test kits could prevent 11,000 bowel cancer deaths, study finds

More than 11,000 bowel cancer deaths could be prevented by simply sending an additional invitation to people who have not yet been screened, a...

NHS Providers warn Prime Minister of lowering restrictions

NHS Providers has written to the prime minister ahead of a review of COVID-19 restrictions on 16 December, urging extreme caution over relaxing the...