BBC announces major mental health season in turbulent times

Mental Health Awareness Week this year falls in unprecedented times - the nation is coming to terms with isolation and uncertainty and the UK...

BAME Groups at greatest risk from Covid says Public Health England

People from ethnic minorities are at a higher risk of dying from coronavirus, a report by Public Health England says. The report found that  death...

COVID continues to hit North hard as analysis indicates lockdown varied in its effectiveness...

New analysis by northern universities - including The University of Manchester - shows a larger increase in COVID-19 deaths, and deaths from all causes,...

Study of 1m children shows adversity increases risk of premature death in adulthood

new study published in The Lancet, conducted by researchers from the Universities of Copenhagen and Liverpool, shows that adversity in childhood increases the risk...

Risk of coronavirus death far higher for BAME people and manual workers Manchester research...

Black people and men of Pakinstani and Bangladeshi heritage are almost twice as likely to die from Covid-19 as White people, and mortality rates...

Care home visits to be allowed over Lockdown

All care home residents should be allowed to receive visits from their family and friends in a Covid-secure way – with social distancing and...

New report calls for independent enforcer of victims’ rights

A new report has revealed that victims of crime presently lack an independent enforcer of victims’ rights. The report calls for an enhanced role...

Domestic violence charity expands as referrals surge during the pandemic

A domestic violence charity has moved to bigger premises in south Manchester after expanding its team of advisers and case workers following a huge...

Energy switching decisions could widen social inequalities

New energy tariffs designed for a low carbon future could leave people on bad deals even worse off, research has found. The study found new...

Confusion and stigma: half a million people overlooked Universal Credit despite COVID-19

A new study highlights those who were eligible for Universal Credit at the start of COVID-19 but did not claim it – despite often...