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Greater Manchester Celebrates its Health and Care Champions

Fourteen outstanding health and care champions have been celebrated as winners at the first ever Greater Manchester-wide awards for our health and care workforce at the Museum of Science and Industry on Friday night (Friday 13th July).
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Greater Manchester awarded £10m National Lottery Funding by Sport England to get people active

Sport England has awarded Greater Manchester £10m National Lottery funding, having chosen the region as a pilot area to make getting active even easier.
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NHS70: Mayor celebrates Trafford General Hospital’s place in history

The Mayor of Greater Manchester and former Heath Secretary, Andy Burnham marked the 70th anniversary of the NHS with an event and blue plaque unveiling to commemorate Trafford General Hospital’s role as the birthplace of the NHS. 


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Integrated Discharge Team: Reducing the length of hospital stays

A team based at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is demonstrating how shared expertise, better communication and new ways of working can make a very real difference to patients - while also alleviating pressure on hospital resources.
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Start Well: Creating a better future for families

We want all children to be school ready by the time they enter the classroom for the first time. In order to achieve that health and social care professionals, councils and education providers must all work together to help families with complex problems build stable home lives for their children.
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“Everyone can make a difference” – A Cancer Champion shares her story

"I'm still here, and I'm living a very full life!" Saddleworth mum Jo Taylor is is one of 20,000 Cancer Champions who're spreading positive health messages and supporting people affected by cancer across Greater Manchester. Here she tells us how her work as a Cancer Champion has helped others, and how you can do it too.