Press Releases

Nursery Staff Given Health Training

Dec 06, 2013 09:57 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council’s Public Protection Service has offered advice on how to how to maintain a healthy mind and body to nursery staff from four Fisherfield Farm nurseries.

Dec 02, 2013 12:51 GMT Bury Council Bury’s seasonal flu vaccination campaign is now well under way and local GPs are reminding their patients at risk of developing serious complications from flu, to get protected.

Nov 29, 2013 10:12 GMT Bury Council More pregnant women in Bury are giving up smoking, according to new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

Nov 28, 2013 13:53 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new campaign is helping patients to share their inspirational stories about the impact that taking part in clinical research has had on their life.

Nov 22, 2013 11:28 GMT Bury Council A project has been launched in Greater Manchester to make it more convenient for people (18 to 64 years at risk) with long term health conditions to have the flu vaccine this year.

Nov 15, 2013 10:02 GMT Mediareach Before the long-awaited winter holidays, GSK and the British Liver Trust are encouraging people to ‘B-Aware’ of Hepatitis B when travelling to visit friends and relatives in countries where the virus is more prevalent, such as India and Pakistan.

Getting better without antibiotics

Nov 11, 2013 14:46 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Health experts across the Rochdale borough are urging people not to request antibiotics to treat coughs, colds and sore throats.

Bury welcomes new director of public health

Nov 08, 2013 14:30 GMT Bury Council Lesley Jones has been appointed the new interim director of public health in Bury.

Oct 29, 2013 15:37 GMT Aspire Active mother of two, Joanne Rayment recently qualified as a fitness instructor through the multi-award winning InstructAbility Programme. Joanne is one of many newly qualified disabled fitness instructors who are proving that disability is no barrier to a career in the fitness industry.

Disabled fitness instructors show their skills to Harrow Mayor

Oct 28, 2013 10:34 GMT Aspire The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nana Asante, visited Aspire National Training Centre (ANTC) on Friday to learn more about inclusive fitness and the award winning InstructAbility programme.