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First-ever blueprint for public health in Greater Manchester launched

Not only are children from smoking households three to four times as likely to start the habit, but over a £1bn* could also be...

Green Light for New Ashton Health Centre

Ashton Town Hall is to be transformed into a new NHS community health centre after proposals from Eric Wright Health & Care were approved...

Tameside project commended at Moore Awards.

A pioneering Tameside-based project aimed at preparing vulnerable people for independent living has been recognised at an awards ceremony championing the achievements of people...


A BREAKTHROUGH in the treatment of pancreatic cancer has been made in Liverpool. A combination of two chemotherapy drugs – gemcitabine and capecitabine - should...

Manchester charity UK-Med is partner in team verified by the World Health Organization

UK-Med, a disaster response charity based at The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, is a partner in the UK’s International Emergency...

North West Urged to ‘Pull Together’ to Beat Cancer

PEOPLE in the North West are being urged to pull together to beat cancer by taking part in The Great Row - a unique...

New therapy service for young people

At its meeting on Friday 20 January, Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet is being asked to earmark £650,000 for the Therapeutic Service over the next...

Liverpool Scientists set to get Million Pound Cash Boost for Cancer Research

LIVERPOOL scientists and doctors are set to receive a major cash boost for research into cancer. Leading research charity Cancer Research UK and the National...

Flu Activity Increases in Stockport

Stockport Council and health partners are warning residents of a significant increase in the number of flu cases in Stockport. The flu virus is affecting...

Merseyside Cancer Survivor Fronts Bowel Cancer Screening Awareness TV Ad

A LITHERLAND grandad is starring in a new TV advert to raise awareness of bowel cancer screening. Peter Matthews, 69, is fronting a Be Clear...

Famous faces offer support to quit smoking

Research by Public Health Liverpool shows that men and women in this age group want to give up smoking but lack confidence – so...

New Programme to Tackle Diabetes in Stockport Welcomed

It has been announced by NHS England that Stockport has been accepted into wave 2 of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.

Manchester set to get around £42 Million Boost for Cancer Research

MANCHESTER is set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK.

Flu Virus Appears in Stockport

Stockport Council is urging all those who are in the health risk groups to get the flu jab, as the flu virus has started to appear in Stockport.

Stand Up To Cancer Transforms Lives in Merseyside

MORE than £15.7 million was raised last month when people tuned in to watch Stand Up To Cancer to support pioneering new clinical trials.

Lancashire legal firm launches new family law service

A Lancashire legal firm is entering a new specialist area of family law with the introduction of a ‘private judge’ service.

‘Super nurses’ re-unite 46 years after becoming England’s first with degrees

Nurses who campaigned to create England’s first nursing degree programme reunited at The University of Manchester this week (10 and 11 November) to share memories of breaking prejudice, working in Africa, (and living in the same flats as George Best!).

Liverpool’s Magical Christmas Launches with a Fanfare Of Music And Theatre

  The city was brought to life with confetti, snow, live music, theatrical and aerial performances and street entertainment to officially mark the start of...

Radical city centre revamp completed

A radical £6m revamp to the retail heart of Liverpool city centre has been completed.

Make it No Second Night Out on the Streets

LIVERPOOL people are being asked to use a helpline which will see those sleeping on the street receive help.

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