Urgent and coordinated action is needed to prevent more children being drawn into the criminal justice system in the future

Urgent action needed to tackle impact of COVID on children in justice system, Manchester...

Urgent and coordinated action is needed to prevent more children being drawn into the criminal justice system in the future, due to increased vulnerabilities...

High depressive symptoms in adolescents increased by 6% due to pandemic

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, depressive symptoms increased and life satisfaction decreased among secondary school children in England, particularly among girls, reports a new...

Insufficient menstrual cycle education provided in UK schools, study finds

Menstrual cycle education in UK schools is inconsistent and inadequate, and teachers feel they lack time, confidence, and subject knowledge, according to new research Researchers...

£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...

New Greater Manchester clinic opens to support people affected by gambling harms

A new treatment and support clinic has opened to help people from across Greater Manchester who are experiencing gambling related harms. Greater Manchester Combined Authority...

Cannabis policy in Britain should be reformed and draw on lessons from liberalising countries...

Cannabis policy in Britain should be reformed and draw on lessons from liberalising countries such as Uruguay to improve criminal and health outcomes, according...

In the poorest parts of England, life expectancy for women is lower than in...

Analysis by the Health Foundation has revealed that life expectancy for women living in the poorest 10% of areas in England is lower than...

Gambling Commission sets new rules on action for at risk customers

New rules ensuring online gambling businesses do more to identify and take action to protect consumers at risk of harm have been introduced by...

Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Mayors Urge MPs to Back Hillsborough Law

ON the eve of the 33rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, in which 97 men, women and children were unlawfully killed, Andy Burnham, Mayor...

An uncertain future lies ahead for theatre freelancers, Manchester research reveals

Many theatre freelancers from across the UK fear their future is uncertain due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, research suggests. Research project Freelancers...