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Children and young people’s mental health service access and waiting times July to September 2019

The latest figures on access and waiting times for children and young people’s mental health services have been published here….

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Family hit twice by cancer quit smoking together. Now, they hope their story will inspire others to give up

Henry Pridding went to the doctor’s with what he thought was a mouth ulcer - only to discover he had tongue cancer. The diagnosis followed his wife Tina’s own struggle with lung cancer.
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Home Truths

With consistent pressure on urgent and emergency care services, this winter the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership is launching a campaign that aims to change perception, and ultimately behaviour, towards a hospital stay.


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Our Prehab4cancer and recovery programme prepares patients for surgery and helps them to recover – here’s how it works

Getting a cancer diagnosis is a distressing and a busy time, but it is also a time to get prepared for treatment. Exercise, good nutrition and wellbeing are key.
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How a Manchester doctor is helping reduce the environmental impact of operating theatres and the use of anaesthetic

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is helping to tackle climate change, throwing the gauntlet down to its staff, asking them to think about and implement ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
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Violent, obsessive, impulsive, wonderful, bright, loving, totally loved

Here’s what being the mother of a child whose mother drank in pregnancy feels like, and what she wants done so health and childcare professionals can support parents like her better.