On Blue Monday a new survey shows worryingly number of people drinking alcohol to...

New research reveals that almost three in five (58%) of all people (aged 18-75) who drink alcohol are doing so because it helps them...

Manchester Scientists Mould discovery in lungs paves way for helping hard to treat asthma

A team at The University of Manchester have found that in a minority of patients they studied, a standard treatment for asthma - oral...

Heard all about “Aussie” flu? This is what you need to know

Public Health England Medical Director Paul Cosford has answered some key questions about flu and flu vaccination. What is ‘Aussie flu’? So called ‘Aussie flu’ is...

Salford Royal cancer patient Stephen ‘owes his life to research’

A Salford Royal cancer patient who volunteered to take part in a study says he owes his life to research. Stephen Roberts was diagnosed with...

170 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last, equating to 170 a day , prompting...

Clayton Care Home placed in ‘Special Measures’ after Whistleblower inspection

An inspection following a whistleblower has seen a Clayton Care home being put into special measures. Seymour Care Home was visited by the Care Quality...

Tameside’s bin men launch campaign to tackle male domestic abuse

THEY may not look the type to talk about their feelings. But Tameside bin men are supporting the message that it’s okay to ‘open...

Tameside Hospital becomes first to ban all sugary drinks and snacks

Tameside Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to ban sugary snacks from its canteen. The move follows a successful staff weight-loss scheme at...

Newton Heath surgery faces threatened closure after failing second inspection

A Newton Heath Doctor’s surgery faces the threat of closure after a second inspection in less than twelve months has found that its services...

Manchester Hospital to become the UK’s largest donor sperm bank

Saint Mary’s Hospital has announced a unique collaboration with US company Fairfax Cryobank to establish a new base for storing and distributing donor sperm from Manchester...