Barbers join NHS to cut vaccine misinformation

An Oldham barber is one of many businesses across Greater Manchester set to arm themselves with the facts about Covid-19 to tackle misinformation about vaccination.

Meet Greater Manchester’s ‘vaccine heroes’

Today Greater Manchester will mark the outstanding contribution of thousands of people who are working hard to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine across the city region.

Tameside local shares his story to shine a light on suicide

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Will Mahaffey is sharing his story of hope as part of Greater Manchester’s Shining a Light on Suicide campaign to raise awareness of being suicide bereaved and give hope to those struggling with suicidal thoughts.


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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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We’ve seen primary care at its very best. Everyone has gone above and beyond to deliver for the communities they serve and respond to the challenge of Covid-19.

Rob Bellingham, chair of the Greater Manchester Primary Care Cell and managing director of Greater Manchester Joint Commissioning Team


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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.