NEWS

Children and young people’s mental health service access and waiting times: July to September 2020

The latest report is for the period July to September 2020 and includes a breakdown of the figures by local area.

After her own near-death experience, a Wigan mum joins NHS doctors in powerful campaign to inspire more people to make 2021 the year they quit smoking

Don’t wait to quit – that’s the message from NHS doctors and former smokers as a hard-hitting campaign launches across Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester is taking its hat off for key workers

Local leaders and celebrities across Greater Manchester are taking their virtual Santa hats off in a social media campaign, launched by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to thank our key workers for going above and beyond in the past year.

OPINION

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Shifting the odds on harmful gambling in Greater Manchester

Matthew Gaskell, clinical lead, NHS Northern Gambling Service

CASE STUDIES

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“Together, we are helping more people live happily and healthily in Trafford.” – How Link Workers are making a difference to people’s lives.

John McDonald, a social worker in Trafford, has taken the time to explain the important role Link Workers play.
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“I have got my confidence back, so am now going out and socialising with friends” – How social prescribing made a difference for Akeela

When back pain forced Akeela Shaikh from Bolton to leave her job as a healthcare assistant she also struggled to look after her ill relatives. She was helped through depression with a social prescription for volunteering.