NEWS

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More people offered free flu vaccination this winter to protect them and the NHS

Free flu vaccinations are being offered to more people than ever before in Greater Manchester this winter.
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Green manifesto for a more active Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s health leaders are coming together to support the actions needed to make active travel - whether that’s cycling, walking, skating or using mobility aids - an easier choice, for more people.
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Stoptober Launches in Greater Manchester with Free Quit Support for Residents

Stoptober is back for 2020 and Greater Manchester smokers are being encouraged to give quitting a go to put their lungs first, strengthen their immune system and breathe easier ahead of flu season.

CASE STUDIES

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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.