“This was the year we overcame more than we could ever imagine” – Greater Manchester students reflect on the Covid-19 pandemic

A new student-led campaign is helping to tell the unique stories behind young people’s experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Local doctors ask for your support as they work through their busiest period

General practice staff are asking for patience and support as they work through their busiest ever period.

Suicide Intervention Tutor shares her story of hope to help shine a light on suicide

This World Suicide Prevention Day, Andrea Newton is sharing her story of hope as part of Greater Manchester’s Shining a Light on Suicide campaign to give hope to those struggling with suicidal thoughts.


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Clean Air Day: protecting our children’s health

Dr Clare Murray, senior lecturer and consultant in respiratory paediatrics, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

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You can’t legislate for a collaborative culture

Sir Richard Leese, chair of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership


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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.