Award for children’s health team that CARES

A health team in the Rochdale borough has scooped an award for improving services to keep children and young people out of hospital and making a real difference to the lives of local families. The Children’s Acute and Ongoing Needs Service, part of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, is made up of lots of different health professionals.  This includes community …

Greater Manchester pharmacies gear up for their busiest ever winter protecting at-risk groups from flu

Pharmacies across Greater Manchester are gearing up for their busiest ever winter protecting people in at-risk groups and their carers from flu. More than 520 community pharmacies in the region are providing free NHS flu vaccinations to vulnerable groups including the over-65s, those with long-term conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, pregnant women, and carers. Flu can be extremely …