Press Releases

Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in research

Oct 16, 2014 08:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new survey conducted on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) shows that 89% of people would be willing to take part in clinical research if they were diagnosed with a medical condition or disease – with an all-time-low figure of just 3% saying they would not consider it at all.

Free diabetes awareness necklace could save lives.

Oct 10, 2014 14:10 BST Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Diabetes Research & Wellness foundation (DRWF) supports people living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes across the UK and offers anyone who gets in touch a free diabetes awareness necklace and free medical check-up card.

Minister visits GM to back alcohol campaign

Oct 01, 2014 16:26 BST Bury Council Home Office Minister Norman Baker MP visited Greater Manchester this week (Tuesday 30 September) to see how the region is cracking down on alcohol abuse.

NIHR Clinical Research Network's GCP training now recognised by TransCelerate

Sep 29, 2014 14:24 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network’s Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training has been added to the list of GCP programmes mutually recognised by TransCelerate member companies.

Sep 26, 2014 11:59 BST Keltic Clothing Amazon best-selling author and critical care Registered Nurse Willie L. Stewart will be a special guest speaker at the “Family Matters Series II” special event October 26th in Houston, Texas.

Sep 22, 2014 10:24 BST Uppsala University A new Swedish study shows that adolescents who suffer from sleep disturbance or habitual short sleep duration are less likely to succeed academically compared to those who enjoy a good night’s sleep. The results have recently been published in the journal Sleep Medicine.

Greater Manchester unites to tackle the ‘scourge’ of alcohol abuse

Aug 29, 2014 13:48 BST Bury Council Councils, health services and the police have today (Friday 29 August) officially teamed up to tackle alcohol abuse in Greater Manchester.

Young stroke survivor and fiancé receive regional recognition

Jun 26, 2014 10:00 BST Stroke Association A young Peterlee stroke survivor and her fiancé have each been awarded a Highly Commended Life After Stroke certificate from the Stroke Association.

Patient recruitment to research studies hits three million

Jun 26, 2014 07:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network More than three million NHS patients in England have taken part in research studies over the last six years supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

Jun 19, 2014 11:09 BST Bury Council Bury Council is looking to develop a range of services to help individuals and their families to make healthier lifestyle choices.