Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism is damaging says Manchester research

Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism in their own families is having a detrimental effect, according to new research by Manchester academic...

New survey identifies the social influences in people attending A&E across the NW

A survey of 20 disadvantaged neighbourhoods across the North West has revealed the social influences on why people attend their local Accident & Emergency...

Personal wellbeing rather than economic growth should be the primary aim of government spending

A group of parliamentarians are calling for a major change of direction: policy should be targeted at the wellbeing of the people and not...

Gorton’s pioneering integrated health and community hub goes before planners

A full planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council for the new integrated health and community hub planned for Gorton. The ambition is...

Yes the Good Old Days were really better

Was there such a thing as ‘the good old days’ when people were happier? It appears the answer is yes.We were at our happiest in...

“Neglected” opportunities of ageing could add 2% to UK GDP

While often painted as a risk to our economy, new research published by International Longevity Centre shows that the UK’s ageing population brings economic...

Damning report says that for the first time for 100+yrs life expectancy stops improving...

“The last decade has been marked by deteriorating health and widening health inequalities. People living in more deprived areas outside London have seen their...

Talking key to supporting older people during COVID-19 crisis says University of Manchester psychologist

A University of Manchester psychologist is urging an anxious public to learn from how older people cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Dr Louisa Jackman says...

Half of people will find it harder to follow lockdown rules the longer it...

The research - from the University of York’s Law School - also found that a factor driving people to comply with the lockdown was a strong sense...

Equality and Human Rights Commission to launch Inquiry into impact of coronavirus on ethnic...

The UK’s equality watchdog is launching an inquiry into “long-standing, structural race inequality”, which has been thrown into stark relief by the coronavirus pandemic. "The coronavirus pandemic...