Type 2 diabetes missed or diagnosis delayed for 60,000 UK people in 2020

Researchers investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the NHS in the UK reviewed the health records of 14 million people between March and December...

North West Paramedics to be balloted for strike action

GMB, the union for ambulance staff, is balloting paramedics in the North West for strike action in a long running pay dispute. Paramedics working for...

Lifestyle changes could prevent 4 in 10 cancer cases in the UK

More than 135,500 cases of cancer a year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes, according to new figures from a Cancer...

Government unlikely to meet its child obesity targets says report

Tackling childhood obesity is a major challenge, and one that governments have struggled with since the 2000s. It is clear that children living in...

Biggest ever map of human Alzheimer’s brain published

A study of the differences between healthy brains and those with Alzheimer’s Disease has produced largest dataset of its type ever.

“This virus is diminished but not defeated.” says Health Secretary

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MP’s that the Covid “is diminished but not defeated” as he updated the House of Commons this...

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...

Plans to strengthen NHS cyber security announced

The new multi-million pound Microsoft package will ensure NHS systems have the most up-to-date software with the latest security settings says the Government. Since 2017 the...

Stockport’s new one stop shop arthritis ultrasound clinic leading the way for rheumatology

The Rheumatology department at Stockport NHS Foundation trust have introduced a pioneering new ultrasound clinic to improve the standard and quality of care for...

How Computers could mimic our movements

A team of researchers led by the University of Manchester has today published the first study to show that each one of us has...