Enhanced Covid testing in Moston and Harpurhey comes to an end

Today (Wednesday, March 3) a period of Enhanced Testing for Covid-19 in parts of Moston and Harpurhey will draw to a close. Nearly two weeks...

We live in an information age, to fight COVID-19 and prevent a second wave,...

Dr Stephanie Steels, Lecturer in Integrated Health and Social Care. at MMU Dr Steels has previously worked for and advised the World Health Organization...

All public sector workers facing a virus threat should have the kit they need...

Promises of personal protective equipment (PPE) alone won’t keep NHS, care, police and other essential workers safe, says UNISON today as the union urges...

Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis fell 70 per cent during April lockdown say Manchester Scientists

New diagnoses for type 2 diabetes within a UK cohort of 13 million people were 70% down in the month of April 2020, compared...

Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of...

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of a 21st century NHS as part...

New digitally-enhanced service for people with heart failure to be trialled in Greater Manchester

Around 1,000 patients with heart failure across Greater Manchester will be monitored by a new digitally-enhanced service that will use data from...

UK vaccine chief targets spring rollout, but impact may be limited

The rollout of the earliest shots of Covid vaccine could start this year, though their effectiveness was likely to be limited. “If the first two...

Fear of crime and of parents struggling to pay the bills blights our children’s...

Fear of crime is damaging the well-being of 2.2 million teenagers in the UK, with one in three teenage girls fearful of being followed...

Dramatic shift in drug use trends caused by growth of formerly legal highs says...

Drug support services need to adapt to the new substance use landscape as homeless users shun injecting drugs for smoking ‘Spice’, while those who...

Antibody tests may help detect COVID-19 infection – if used at right time.

Scientists have analysed data from around the world to examine the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19, and have shown that the timing of...