Oral histories of Manchester Black and Asian midwives inspire new generation

Nine midwives of Black and Asian heritage working in Manchester have shared their stories in a new book to encourage young people from the...

MP’s say visits by love ones to care homes must be underpinned by law

A committee of MP’s Government guidance must be underpinned by law to protect care home residents’ right to family life The joint committee on Human Rights said...

Greater Manchester’s young people say: Be greater than violence

Young people have shared their stories of hope and aspiration as part of a new campaign to help others steer clear of violence and...

One million children in key worker households live in poverty

New research published today by the TUC finds that over a million children of key workers are currently living in poverty. The research, which...

Rashford launches national campaign calling on MPs to back recommendations to End Child Food...

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is launching a national campaign calling on MPs to back recommendations to End Child Food Poverty The call comes as the...

Time spent alone during the pandemic led to positive effects on well-being across all...

Time spent alone during the pandemic led to positive effects on well-being across all ages, new research has found. The study of more than 2000...

Pressure to be ‘perfect’ causes mental health issues for teenage girls, research shows

Pressure from schools and families to live up to society’s expectations of the “ideal” girl and be “good” causes mental health issues in teenage...

First data in a decade highlights ethnic disparities in cancer

White people in England, are more than twice as likely to get some types of cancer, including melanoma skin cancer, oesophageal, bladder and lung...

£8bn hit to UK prosperity as long-Covid and illness drives 400,000 more people from...

A new report, published to mark the launch of a new Commission on Health and Prosperity, warns that the UK’s deep health inequalities and...

Pre-school play with friends lowers risk of mental health problems later

Children who learn to play well with others at pre-school age tend to enjoy better mental health as they get older, new research shows....