Currently 500,000 people in Greater Manchester are already covered and this will increase to 1.1m people, through new initiatives in Wigan and across the city of Manchester funded by over £8m from the national Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund.
Oldham MP Debbie Abrahams explained that the care system was ‘close to collapse’ in a scathing assessment of current practices.
Patients are being moved out of a Rochdale care home, after a damning report published on Friday revealed a series of continuing failures that have put residents at risk.
A new exercise game that hopes to keep the elderly fit enough to avoid serious falls has been developed by Manchester University and Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Manchester City Council cuts: Mental health, homeless and children in care targeted as options in clawback of £59m
Manchester City Council revealed details this morning of options available to address a funding shortfall of £59million citywide.
Most child abuse and neglect takes place in the home, was new study by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Professor Andrew Rowland and Salford University
Greater Manchester care home owner condemns way NHS look after elderly as ‘impersonal and undignified’
Greater Manchester care home owner, and former NHS doctor, calls for more funding and radical change in the way the government look after our elderly
Manchester carers are being forced to pay ‘dementia tax’ as the tax they already pay to the NHS won’t cover the cost of care if they fall ill, say the Alzheimer’s Society.
Stoptober campaigners are advising smokers in the North West to ditch the fags for a gag in an attempt to reduce the number of cigarette users in the UK throughout October.
It is currently Age UK’s National Falls Awareness Week and the charity is providing information which aims to help those at risk reduce the chance of taking a tumble