Bright yellow orb spotted in Manchester: residents at a loss

Residents of Greater Manchester were shocked this morning to spot a glowing yellow/white disc hovering in the sky. Traffic came…

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.


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Shifting the odds on harmful gambling in Greater Manchester

Matthew Gaskell, clinical lead, NHS Northern Gambling Service


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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.