NHS

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23rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

SOS NHS demonstration in St Peter’s Square to demand £20m emergency funding

More than 40 organisations associated with the NHS will gather in St Peter’s Square this Saturday to protest against the Health and Care Bill 2021. ...

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9th February 2022 | By Alimat Akanni

Mum of new baby shares experience of participation in pioneering CBD treatment for brain injury

Three babies born at St Mary’s hospital were enrolled in a pioneering Cannabidiol (CBD) research as a potential treatment for newborns with moderate or severe brain injury....

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9th February 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

Cancer patients in Greater Manchester test cutting-edge wearable technology to keep doctors in the loop

Health sensors that track vital signs are allowing doctors to assess the progress of their patients

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23rd February 2021 | By George Crafer

MRSN joins call on the Department of Health to take action to ensure the coronavirus vaccine is safely accessible to everyone

Manchester Refugee Network has called on the Department of Health to ensure the coronavirus vaccine is safely accessible to everyone regardless of immigration status, ID...

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31st January 2021 | By Ruby Fandino

Mental health workers at high risk receive Covid-19 vaccine

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) has launched a vaccination programme for staff fighting to keep patients and themselves safe from the virus. More than 2,000 staff have received...

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12th November 2020 | By Ellie McDermott

Young fundraiser and mum raise more than £1k for Tameside hospital’s neonatal unit

A seven-year-old boy and his mum raised more than £1,000 for their local hospital by taking part in a sponsored walk during lockdown. Mason Hussain and...

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25th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

NHS staff demonstrate in Manchester: ‘we will be overwhelmed again’

NHS workers from across the Greater Manchester region have criticised the government’s lack of support for the North West. Protesters gathered in Picadilly Gardens on...

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22nd July 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Cheadle MP votes against motion to provide weekly testing for NHS staff

More than 300 Conservative MPs voted against a motion which would have meant weekly testing for NHS and care staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. The motion...

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20th June 2020 | By Isaac Piper

Covid-19 key workers honoured with City of Trees portrait installation in city centre

Thirty-three key workers from across Greater Manchester have been honoured after their portraits were projected onto trees in Manchester city centre.  It was part of a...

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2nd June 2020 | By Naomi Patra

What’s it like being a student doctor in the middle of a global pandemic?

NQ interviewed a student doctor on what it is like studying and working during a pandemic. Italia Leech, 19,  from Oldham is currently a first-year...