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Timperley’s Leigh urges leaders to up the pace to make smoking history

A former smoker who quit to beat early stages lung cancer has shared her experience with Greater Manchester’s top leaders, including Mayor Andy Burnham and Health and Social Care Partnership Chief Officer Jon Rouse.
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Greater Manchester shows support for World Suicide Prevention Day

A Greater Manchester suicide prevention summit took place on Monday 10 September at Media City, in Salford, bringing together academics, charity workers and NHS staff to talk about suicide and what can be done to make a difference.
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Public sector employers sign Continuous Service Commitment

Staff can now keep their service related benefits when they move between a whole host of public sector organisations in Greater Manchester.


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New technology is already changing the way care services are looking after the people of Greater Manchester

Beverley Bryant, chief operating officer, the System C & Graphnet Care Alliance

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Person and community-centred approach “gave us the confidence to carry on for another day”

Michelle Romdhani, a Greater Manchester resident who has helped care for her brother since he was assaulted four years ago


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Helping people lead healthier lives: Greater Manchester’s Pharmacy Health Champions

More than 90% of Greater Manchester pharmacies are now accredited as Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLP), committed to actively promoting wellbeing and helping people to lead healthier lives.
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How a Salford resident benefited from treatment at home instead of being taken to hospital

Salford’s Urgent Care team are working with the North West Ambulance service to safely support people in their own homes who urgently need treatment. Here’s one resident’s experience of receiving treatment without the need to go to hospital.
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How one Salford resident, with a little help, turned his life around

Bringing health and social care professionals together can make a real difference to the lives of people facing complex problems. Here is Graham’s story, that shows how this type of approach can improve someone’s life.