Covid-19 changes to NHS services may lead to worsening health inequalities

Disadvantaged and marginalised people face worsening health inequalities as a result of the difficult choices made by NHS hospitals in response to the Covid-19...

Ban eating and drinking on public transport

The country’s top doctor has urged the banning of eating and drinking on public transport in the fight against obesity. Professor Dame Sally Davis, the...

Community cooking programme improves eating in young children and families

The six week NHS programme, which included one cookery class a week and practical guidance on how to choose healthier foods was assessed by...

£5m boost for new world-class cancer centre in Manchester

The University of Manchester has been awarded a major £5million funding boost by The Wolfson Foundation that will help build a new world-class cancer...

New Mental Health Crisis Centre for Stockport Launches April

A new approach to mental health emergency provision is coming to Stockport this spring. From 1st April 2020, a 'safe haven' for people who feel...

Helping people get their five a day

Entertainment and leisure complex The Printworks is helping the people of Manchester get their five a day this summer with the launch of a...

New analysis lays bare government’s failure to protect social care from COVID-19

New analysis by the Health Foundation reveals the devastating impact the pandemic has had on social care in England. The independent charity says the...

Construction work has begun on the first helipad of its kind in central Manchester

Construction work on the new state-of-the-art, £3.9million helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has begun and is set to benefit four major...

Architecture researchers to help Greater Manchester become first age-friendly region

Older people’s housing needs will be addressed by Manchester School of Architecture researchers as part of a project to make Greater Manchester the UK’s...

Macmillan unveils £338k expansion plans for Wythenshawe Hospital cancer info centre

Plans for a £338k investment to expand and improve a vital cancer support service in South Manchester have been unveiled by Macmillan Cancer Support. The...