Greater Manchester helps national effort by ordering 14.5m items of PPE through direct procurement

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has highlighted how Greater Manchester’s decision to set up a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) taskforce to deal with...

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...

“This virus is diminished but not defeated.” says Health Secretary

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MP’s that the Covid “is diminished but not defeated” as he updated the House of Commons this...

Government achieves goal of vaccinating all over 50’s, the venerable and health and social...

The Government has confirmed last night that it had now offered coronavirus vaccines to all those over-50, the clinically vulnerable and health and...

Testing problems will take a fortnight to sort out says Health Secretary

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told a committee of MP’s that testing problems will take weeks to solve just as cases are rising...

Type 2 diabetes missed or diagnosis delayed for 60,000 UK people in 2020

Researchers investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the NHS in the UK reviewed the health records of 14 million people between March and December...

Study finds North-South divide when it comes to Hospice Care

A report out today finds that patients in the North of England get the least amount of end-of-life hospice care in the country. Researchers at the...

Channel 4 documentary reveals what Britain could learn from how South Korea has tackled...

A Channel 4 documentary examines how South Korea has tackled the Coronavirus pandemic without a damaging national lockdown; explores the vital lessons Britain could...

First research definition for long Covid in children and young people

The first research definition of what is meant by ‘long Covid’ in children and young people has been formally agreed in a new study The...

Boots to launch in store Covid test

A new Covid test service will launch in selected Boots stores this week including in Manchesterbefore rolling out to 50 Boots stores throughout November The...