Press Releases

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.

Life After Stroke Award winners announced

Jun 16, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association Celebrities pay tribute to the work of stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and health professionals


Jun 13, 2014 15:01 BST Finegreen It’s two major awards in a week for top recruitment company Finegreen Associates who have just picked up the 2104 Best Business Award for Small-Medium Sized Business – to add to earlier success in this year’s prestigious Health Investor awards.

Jun 13, 2014 13:24 BST Keltic Clothing Following hugely popular demonstrations at the Sydney, Perth and Brisbane arm of the festival, Universal Medicine trained practitioners are bringing their expertise to Melbourne massage tables this month for the Mind, Body Spirit Festival.


Jun 12, 2014 10:00 BST Finegreen Recruitment consultancy Finegreen Associates has been named Recruiter of the Year for the second year running at the prestigious national Health Investor Awards.

Queen’s Relay Baton bearers and a future Commonwealth Games hopeful share their stories of triumph for Diabetes Week 2014

Jun 08, 2014 00:01 BST Diabetes UK Scotland As the annual Scottish Diabetes Survey revealed today show the number of cases of type 1 diabetes in Scotland continues to rise, a group of inspirational young people with diabetes are sharing their stories during Diabetes Week (8 to 14 June 2014) to give others hope and raise awareness of their condition. #ican

USE YOUR TICKS ON H66 - FINEGREEN at NHS Confed this week.

Jun 02, 2014 10:00 BST Finegreen Have your say about the challenges and changes confronting today’s NHS – against the background of the Francis Report and appointment of new Chief executive Simon Stevens. That’s the invitation being made to delegates attending Finegreen's stand (H66) at this year’s NHS Confederation Conference, in the form of a comprehensive survey covering burning health issues of the day.

May 27, 2014 15:47 BST Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Event to bring wealth of diabetes information together in one place People from all over the North West region are invited to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to learn more about living with diabetes and how to best cope with it at the first annual Living with Diabetes Day on Saturday 31 May.