Government set for U-turn on mandatory jabs for NHS and care workers

Reports this morning suggest that the Mandatory Covid jabs for NHS and social care workers are set to be scrapped Health Secretary Sajid Javid will...

Most adults in the North West have a shocking lack of kidney knowledge

A nationwide survey has revealed the majority of adults have a shocking lack of knowledge about their kidneys and aren’t aware of the devastating...

Childhood obesity increases risk of type 1 diabetes

Being overweight in childhood increases the risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, according to the findings of a new study that...

High street pharmacies spot cancers in new NHS early diagnosis drive

Staff in high street pharmacies will be funded to spot signs of cancer as part of a new drive to catch tumours early when...
Changes in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to lead to thousands of additional cases of disease,

Shifts in alcohol consumption during the pandemic could lead to thousands of extra deaths...

Changes in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to lead to thousands of additional cases of disease, premature deaths and hospital admissions,...
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) that the end of the pandemic Covid-19 is now in sight as weekly reported deaths decrease

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight says World Health Organisation

As the number of weekly reported deaths from COVID-19 plunged to its lowest since March 2020, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Happy 270th Birthday Manchester MRI

Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) celebrates a very special anniversary today – 270 years since staff discharged the very first patient on 23 October, 1752. Chief...

Greater Manchester exceeds HIV transmission reduction targets almost a decade early

NEW TRANSMISSIONS of HIV has significantly reduced across Greater Manchester with figures  exceeding international targets, thanks to the work of local sexual health teams...

‘Tories are failing the NHS’ says Oldham Labour Group

Latest figures for the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) which provides hospital services in Oldham show that 252 ambulances  waited more than 30 minutes to...

Urmston man trials a new device that will allow their blood tests to take...

A man from Urmston has become one of the first patients in the UK to test a new device that could revolutionise how cancer...