Labour reveals failing test and trace system leaves 26,000 contacts untraced in the North...

New analysis by the Labour Party has revealed that the Government’s disastrous test and trace system has failed to reach almost 250,000 close contacts...

New Manchester study will explore long-term health impacts of vaping

The long-term health impacts of smoking electronic cigarettes are to be investigated in a new study led by researchers from the Manchester Metropolitan University...

New treatment that could prove curative for blood cancer patients to be offered by...

Hundreds of people with an aggressive type of blood cancer, known as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) are set to benefit from a potentially...

Effective test and trace could reduce R by up to a quarter

Test and trace could reduce the effective reproduction number, the R number, by up to 26% if carried out quickly and effectively, new research...

Clinical trial clears Manchester man’s terminal cancer

A man from Greater Manchester, who had less than 12 months to live is now clear of cancer, and back at work, thanks to...

The forgotten killer-Pneumonia on the rise for Britain’s children

Six children are being rushed to hospital with pneumonia every hour in England, a report by two leading children’s agencies reveals. Hospitals in England recorded...

Swansea boy receives pioneering proton beam therapy for rare throat cancer at the Christie

An eight year old boy who has been diagnosed with a rare form of throat cancer is being treated with proton beam therapy (PBT)...

Social isolation results in memory loss in later life

Social isolation contributes to memory loss in older age, according to research by the London School of Economics'Care Policy and Evaluation Centre. The paper, published...

Testing problems will take a fortnight to sort out says Health Secretary

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told a committee of MP’s that testing problems will take weeks to solve just as cases are rising...

“Concerned doesn’t begin to describe it” says NHS ahead of Junior Doctor’s strike

NHS Trust leaders have raised fresh concerns over patient safety ahead of next week's four-day strike by junior doctors. They have told NHS Providers, which...