Greatersport – Physical Activity in Covid-19 survey


The covid-19 crisis is unprecedented in modern times. The Covid-19 lockdown mandating people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes, could have a negative impact on our activity levels. Whilst population health is the absolute priority, we want to encourage and support people to find their way to … Read More

Healthwatch can now refer people for NHS Volunteer Responders support

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NHS Volunteer Responders can provide support to people who need to shield because they are at higher risk of serious medical complications from COVID-19. Until now, only health and care professionals and local authorities have been able to refer people who they consider need this service but who may not … Read More

CQC books testing appointments for nearly 12,500 care staff and rolls out support measures for social care – while highlighting importance of safety culture at time of “unimaginable pressure”


On behalf of the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has been contacting adult social care providers to book appointments for their staff to be tested for COVID-19. Since 10 April, 24,590 locations have been contacted and 12,422 appointments have been booked for staff. … Read More

Diabetes UK – COVID-19 Survey

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At Diabetes UK, they are in close contact with the government, health service leaders and other decision makers to ensure that people with diabetes and their families are getting the support that they need at this time. Diabetes UK want to hear from those connected to diabetes about any issues … Read More

Managing your health at home

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it’s essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment. While you are at home it’s still easy to get NHS help using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The … Read More

Second COVID Management Service to go live in Radcliffe


To help the local fight against coronavirus (COVID-19), additional sites are being identified to be COVID Management Services to supplement the service already up and running in Prestwich.   Tower Family Health Care’s Spring Lane Surgery premises located on Spring Lane in Radcliffe has been identified as a suitable location … Read More

Funded training for residents of Greater Manchester

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As part of the Adult Education Budget Maximus Training are offering courses to people 19 and over who are NEET residents of Greater Manchester.  All  qualifications are available online and learners will be guided by one of their  trainers who will make themselves available via a method that suits. Trainers are available … Read More

Support for Stress and Wellbeing

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Shout Shout aims to make it easier for people to find and receive mental health support – anytime, day or night. People of all ages can simply and confidentially communicate with trained crisis volunteers (supported by clinical supervisors) by text message, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, simply … Read More