Press Releases

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

Jun 02, 2014 10:00 BST Finegreen Associates 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.

May 20, 2014 16:19 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network To mark International Clinical Trials Day and the start of Dementia Awareness Week, the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network has released figures which show recruitment into dementia studies has increased by 13% in the last 12 months.

May 20, 2014 10:44 BST Bury Council Information and advice on equipment to help with hearing loss is available on Monday 2 June from 2.30pm to 4pm.

Aspire calls on MEPs and candidates to commit to supporting the European Accessibility Act

May 15, 2014 16:43 BST Aspire On Global Accessibility Awareness Day and in the lead up to the European elections Aspire, a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, is calling for all UK political parties to commit to supporting the European Accessibility Act.

“The Reluctant Heroes” photography exhibition to be held on Spinal Injuries Awareness Day at the Aspire National Training Centre

May 14, 2014 09:14 BST Aspire Loughborough University’s Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport is hosting a unique photography exhibition entitled “The Reluctant Heroes” on Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day, Friday 16th May. The guest speaker at the event will be former GB Paralympian Andy Barrow. It will be held at the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore and will be open to the public from 2pm to 4pm.

May 12, 2014 16:23 BST Aspire On FRIDAY 16TH MAY Spinal Injuries Together, a group of the UK’s five major Spinal Cord Injury charities, will be joining forces to raise awareness of the life-changing effects of a spinal cord injury.

Brian Carlin’s 12 hour spinathon raises over £3,000

Apr 30, 2014 16:13 BST Aspire Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, the national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, successfully completed his 12 hour spinathon yesterday, raising over £3,000 for the charity.

Residents invited to discuss local healthcare

Apr 22, 2014 16:55 BST Rochdale Borough Council NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group’s (HMR CCG) Governing Body will meet on Friday 16 May - and residents of Rochdale borough are invited to attend to discuss healthcare in the area.

Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, to attempt 12 hour spinathon

Apr 17, 2014 17:44 BST Aspire Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, the national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be celebrating his 16 years at Aspire by attempting a 12 hour spinathon. The event, known as “Brian’s Magic 12 Hour Spinathon”, will be held in aid of Aspire on Tuesday 29th April from 6:30am at the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore.