Levels of child obesity continue to rise say Public Health England

Levels of severe obesity in children aged 10 to 11 years have reached the highest point since records began, according to new figures published today by...

Blood in your pee: Lives in the North West at risk by not looking...

Blood in pee is a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancer, yet only 15% of those most at risk in the North West...

Birth rate is at its lowest level in a decade and mothers are getting...

The birth rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade years figures released this morning show as more couples are...

Warning as Potentially unsafe levels of chemical widespread in certain children’s slime products

Serious concerns over the safety of some children’s slime products have been raised following an investigation by Which?. Following the craze that has led to...

Record number of organ donors recorded at Salford Royal

Salford Royal supported the highest number of deceased organ donors last year compared to the rest of the North West, new figures have revealed. There...

Rise in demand for private counsellors as patients say NHS waiting lists are too...

An online services marketplace has reported a 48% increase in demand for private counselling services in Manchester, after reports show that mental health trusts...

Think again to visit A&E urge doctors as under pressure hospitals are hit by...

North Manchester General A&E hashad its busiest ever week as under pressure A&E doctors are urging the public to take care of themselves during...

Ground breaking pancreatic cancer trial begins in Manchester

A ground-breaking new pancreatic cancer trial, which aims to match patients with more targeted and effective treatments for their tumours has now opened in...

Salford’s generations join to celebrate NHS 70th birthday

Twenty pupils from year two at St Luke’s Church of England primary school, Salford came together with residents from Peterloo Court sheltered housing in...

Citizens Advice ‘hotlines’ have been brought into city’s GP surgeries

Dedicated phone lines that put patients straight through to a CitizensAdvice worker are now available in almost half of Manchester’s GP surgeries. The move –...