New study at Salford University reveals how social media could help understand kidney patient...

With funding from Kidney Research UK, researchers have discovered social media could help healthcare professionals understand and respond to the questions and concerns of...

Historic Manchester Rates Hall to serve as Covid-19 vaccination site

From Monday, August 9 the Hall, which forms part of the Manchester Town Hall Extension, will be offering both first and second vaccines to...

Covid booster jabs to be given to the most vulnerable

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that people with severely weakened immune systems should have a third vaccine dose as...

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...

Over-60s encouraged to consider being part of Manchester research assessing new respiratory virus vaccine...

People taking part in a vaccine study at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) have shared their motivations for taking part – in the...

New report shows almost £30bn health cost of England’s most deprived communities

People in England’s most deprived neighbourhoods work longer hours than those in the rest of the country but live shorter lives with more years...

NHS leaders sound alarm over government’s ‘Living with Covid’ proposals

Nearly eight in 10 NHS leaders want the public to continue to have free access to Covid-19 tests, with nine in 10 wanting free...

1 in 3 UK cancer patients diagnosed as emergencies, but not a ‘UK-only’ problem

More than a third of cancers in the UK are discovered after patients are rushed to hospital, one of the highest rates in comparable...

Almost 9,000 people in Manchester could have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and 64% admit...

A lack of awareness has sparked cause for concern around one of the leading health conditions in the UK, Type 2 diabetes, with 64% of people...

Unchipped dog owner becomes Manchester’s first prosecution

A dog owner from Manchester has been fined for ignoring warnings to microchip her dog – the first prosecution of its kind in the...