A “tsunami of unmet need” warning for social care

The Care Quality Commission is warning of a “tsunami of unmet need” in social care unless staff shortages are tackled in the coming months The...

Research reveals devastating and lasting impact of the pandemic on those asked to shield

New research by the Health Foundation’s Networked Data Lab (NDL) reveals the extent to which the pandemic has had a devastating and lasting impact...

NHS needs an extra 5000 medical students says report

The Medical Schools Council (MSC), which represents UK medical schools, has published a position paper recommending that the number of medical students be increased...

Johnson keeping close eye on Covid cases but no sign of plan B

The Prime Minister's spokesman has said that the Government is keeping a close eye on the rising level of Covid cases but says that...

School children in Bury to be asked to wear face coverings when moving around...

Education and public health leaders are today writing to parents in Bury asking secondary school children to wear face coverings when moving around school,...

Lateral flow tests detect most people at risk of transmitting Covid-19

Lateral flow tests are more accurate than previously reported and cannot be compared directly to how PCR tests work, finds a new paper The peer-reviewed...

Manchester leader Sir Richard to take on n new role as chair of Greater...

The soon to be former leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese has been confirmed as chair of Greater Manchester’s Health and Social...

Manchester research-Type 2 diabetes health checks down by 7.4 million due to UK’s covid...

Manchester-based researchers estimate that between March and December 2020, 7.4 million fewer NICE recommended health care checks took place in UK general practices in...

New NHS testing centre for Oldham will boost access to care for patients

Patients across Oldham and the surrounding area will benefit from earlier diagnostic testing closer to home, thanks to £4.5m of investment in a new...

Cuts to public health run counter to levelling up, say leading health organisations

New analysis published today by the Health Foundation reveals that the public health grant has been cut by 24% in real terms per capita...