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Former Pendleton Student Listed in Forbes ’30 Under 30’

A former Salford City College student is featured in the esteemed Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for 2016. Steve Marsh, who studied A-Levels at Pendleton Sixth Form Centre (known then as Pendleton College), is listed among the top young leaders, creative…

Building resilience – how employers can help to tackle stress through progressive workplace practices

This event features three leading national experts in this field: Dr Paul Litchfield, Chief Medical Officer at BT plc, Oliver Heath, TV presenter and industry expert in the field of sustainable architecture and biophilic design and Sir Cary Cooper, Professor of Organizational…

Stroke survivors celebrate life after stroke with 35 foot high aerial assault course

Stroke survivors and carers from across Manchester have taken on a 35 foot high aerial assault course to support the Stroke Association. On Friday 30 October, the group completed Challenge 4 Change, an assault course equipped to accommodate participants with disabilities. The…

Healthcare is an opportunity the North can’t afford to miss

Mark Wyatt, Investment Director at Enterprise Ventures, says the region has expertise to build on but will need to set its sights high to take advantage of the boom industry of the 21st century With rising costs and a growing elderly population,…

Impact Consulting Psychologists: Winners in the North West Excellence in Supply Awards

Impact Consulting Psychologists are delighted to have been recognised in the NHS in the North West Excellence in Supply Awards category of Non Clinical Innovation by NHS North West Procurement. We have been recognised for helping NHS Trusts to develop growth strategies,…

New digs for Freshcig – thank-you, HRC Law!

   Freshcig, the Greater Manchester-based electronic cigarette company has just moved to bigger premises. Its founder, Ben Wilson, strives for perfection, so it’s no surprise that HRC Law LLP’s Helen Marsh was Freshcig’s perfect choice when it came to negotiating its new…

Crawford Healthcare Continues Rise Up UK Rankings

UK’s fastest growing wound care business overtakes established giants to be named fifth largest in the UK. In a growing industry worth over $9billion (US) globally, Crawford Healthcare, the UK’s fastest growing wound care business, announced today that it has overtaken a…

Why Jeremy Hunt is wrong: NHS medical staff respond to ultimatum

British Medical Association accuses health minister of wholesale attack and says doctors support improved service but lack of resources are to blame   Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has given NHS consultants an ultimatum: agree to work weekends within six weeks, or a seven-day…

Health devolution presents challenges and opportunities say business leaders

Business leaders and health experts met this morning to discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrated healthcare.  The £6bn Devo Manc Health deal - which sees Greater Manchester take control of its health budget - was also described as a unique opportunity. Neil…

Sorry seems to be the hardest word as NHS promises to be more honest

Doctors,nurses and midwives will have to offer patients face-to-face apologies and say they are personally sorry about medical blunders under tough new rules designed to make the NHS more honest. Pictured: Professor Terence Stephenson, GMC chairman The 920,000 members of those three professions…