Manchester Hospital team win BMJ Team of the Year Award

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is proud to announce that the Improving Tracheostomy Care team at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has been named...

Time to fix the failures in food, says Lords Committee

The UK’s food system is failing, putting the health of the population, and of the planet, at risk. The report of the Committee on Food,...

The stronger your grip-the healthier your brain

Muscular strength, measured by handgrip, is an indication of how healthy our brains are according to a study of nearly half a million people. Participants from...

COVID-19: Fall in cancer treatment rose following ‘rapid’ NHS guidance

The number of patients starting anticancer therapies dropped by more than 30 per cent in April, the month following the UK’s first COVID-19 lockdown,...

Plans revealed for £48m trauma centre at Salford Royal

Plans have been revealed for a £48m treatment centre based at Salford Royal Hospital to care for some of the region’s sickest patients. The hospital...

Toxic skin lightening creams warning amid industry boom

Highly toxic skin lightening creams that act like paint stripper and increase the risk of cancer are being sold on high streets, fuelled by...

Join Prostate Cancer UK in saying: ‘Men, we are with you’ and sign up...

Men, we are with you.’ This is the message from leading men’s health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, as their March for Men fundraising event returns to...

Christie patients on song at Abbey Road Studios

A group of patients from the teenage and young adult unit at The Christie, have recorded a song about their experiences of cancer, at...

Three fifths of UK Medical Certificates of Stillbirth have major errors, study finds

The accuracy of reporting the causes of stillbirth has been called into question, following an analysis of 1,120 Medical Certificates of Stillbirth (MCS) from...

Artificial intelligence set to decode heart attack and stroke risk

Scientists are developing a machine learning tool to predict which people are likely to suffer a life-threatening heart attack or stroke, thanks...