MP Kate Green says that people living with cystic fibrosis ‘deserve better’ due to the fact that a lifesaving drug still isn’t available on the NHS.
Unhealthier together? Patients and protesters slam ‘cost-driven’ cuts ‘ruining’ Manchester’s healthcare
Patients and campaigners are rallying together as the announcement comes that many of Greater Manchester’s hospitals are set to be downgraded after Healthier Together’s review of healthcare.
Manchester’s Jo Armstead and Kirsty Howard have been nominated for The Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards.
A petition has been launched to save Wythenshawe Hospital’s cystic fibrosis (CF) facilities and ensure sufferers of the genetic condition in Manchester can continue to receive treatment.
Transplant Week stories: Teacher, 26, given six months to live now loving life thanks to double lung transplant
National Transplant Week runs from July 7-13.
Cystic Fibrosis breakthrough: Many sufferers have fungus in them, finds Manchester work experience student
Jo Armstead, along with a team from the University of Manchester, discovered that sufferers of the genetic disorder were often infected by the fungus, Aspergillus
Lungfest: Salford cystic fibrosis sufferer ‘saved’ by transplant launches music festival to tackle disease
Lungfest has been organised by cystic fibrosis sufferer Dane Pollard, guitarist with Salford band Modern Sound Library, to raise money and awareness for the disease.