NEWS

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Life-affirming power of poetry to be celebrated at reading event

The power of poetry to create hope during difficult emotional times is to be celebrated at a reading event.
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Plan to improve specialist hospital services moves forward

A plan to improve the care people receive from a number of specialist hospital services in Greater Manchester has moved forward, following a meeting of the city region’s NHS and social care leaders.
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Stoptober hits the road to help Greater Manchester smokers quit

Greater Manchester smokers are being encouraged to join in with the nation’s biggest quit attempt Stoptober, which kicks off on Tuesday 1 October.

CASE STUDIES

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How a Manchester doctor is helping reduce the environmental impact of operating theatres and the use of anaesthetic

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is helping to tackle climate change, throwing the gauntlet down to its staff, asking them to think about and implement ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
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Violent, obsessive, impulsive, wonderful, bright, loving, totally loved

Here’s what being the mother of a child whose mother drank in pregnancy feels like, and what she wants done so health and childcare professionals can support parents like her better.
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Care at home should have a personal touch – Cicely and Marie share their experience

‘Person-centred’ care and support is a way of thinking and doing things that sees the people using health and care services as equal partners in planning and developing the support they receive.