Lockdown reports and seizures expose illegal tobacco market

If you are offered cheap tobacco during lockdown, often sold locally as “duty-free”, it will almost certainly be illegal, enforcement officers in Greater Manchester have warned.

Appeal to fill 700 Personal Assistant in Care vacancies across Greater Manchester

Hundreds of disabled people across Greater Manchester are searching for employees who can help them live independently, happily and healthily. They might need support to keep healthy and safe, follow their interests and contribute to their community, or they might need help with daily tasks and personal care

One squirt is all it takes! Flu vaccine for 2 and 3 year-olds now available

GP surgeries are lining up to vaccinate record numbers of young children against the flu as parents look to protect their families against an illness that kills tens of thousands each year.


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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.