People living own their own up by a fifth in last twenty years

The number of people living alone has increased by a fifth over the last 20 years. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics this...

UK in danger of failing a generation of children and young people, says new...

In many measures of children’s health and wellbeing, progress has stalled, or is in reverse, something rarely seen in high income countries according to...

Call for palliative care to be adapted for severely ill Covid-19 patients

Emergency-style palliative care needs to implemented to meet the needs of Covid-19 patients who wouldn’t benefit from a ventilator say researchers. This is the first...

New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online

A tool that works to help young people get nude images or videos removed from the internet has been launched this week by the NSPCC’s...

Self-harm may be increasing more quickly among young people from ethnic minorities say Manchester...

Rates of self-harm could be rising more quickly in children and adolescents from ethnic minority groups than in those from white groups, according to...

Hairdressers could help to cut suicide in Salford

Pub landlords, hairdressers and barbers could become the new front line to support people from feeling suicidal in Salford. To coincide with this week’s World...

Care workers ‘underpaid and undervalued for too long’

Carers workers need a proper living wage for the amazing work they do in wake of charity report GMB, the union for carers, says care...

Manchester led study pinpoints groups less likely to follow COVID-19 restrictions

Men, young adults and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are less likely to follow the Government’s restrictions designed to stop the...

More alcoholics than ever check into North West rehab

More alcoholics than ever before have admitted themselves into rehab treatment facilities in the North West during the four month peak of the Coronavirus...

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...