ONS alcohol-specific death figures for 2019 record the second highest figures since 2001

In 2019, there were 7,565 deaths registered in the UK that related to alcohol-specific causes, the second highest since the data time series began...

All school children to be offered twice weekly Covid tests

All households in England with school or college aged children will be offered two rapid COVID-19 tests per person per week to support the...

Specialist new ultrasound clinic at Stepping Hill Hospital helping to prevent blindness

A new state-of-the-art specialist ultrasound clinic service at Stepping Hill Hospital is helping to improve the diagnosis of a condition which can cause blindness,...

£5m for Stepping Hill Hospital nursing recruitment

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is investing more than £5m in recruiting a total of 142 more nurses & care assistants for hospital wards at...

Child is first in the world to receive new gene therapy as part of...

A Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital patient is the first child in the world to receive a pioneering new gene therapy as part of a...

Risks of severe illness in children from COVID-19 shown to be very low in...

The risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, is extremely low in children and teenagers, new research shows. The study - led by researchers...

Leading optician reveals the impact screens are having on Manchester children’s overall wellbeing

Technology is becoming a bigger part of children’s lives every day, but many parents are left unaware of the consequences of extended screen time. From...

New online tool developed in Manchester to help prevent self-harm

new online tool to help reduce and prevent repeat self-harm has been designed by researchers alongside those with lived experience. The tool was tested...

Test and Trace-“An eye watering waste of money”

NHS Test and Trace has been an “eye-watering” waste of taxpayers’ money, MP’s have found. The £37bn funding - equal to almost a fifth...

Pregnant women urged to come forward for COVID-19 vaccination

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has urged pregnant women to come forward for vaccination. Figures published show that 34 women have died in the...