Research for the Future is an NHS supported campaign to encourage people in and around Greater Manchester to get involved with health research.
All Health and Wellbeing
Over a 10 week course the Self Help Peer to Peer team will give you a complete overview of the steps needed to gain and maintain better wellbeing. Delivered by people who have direct experience of how to stay well, this course is for anyone with problems such as anxiety, depression who wants to discover and develop ideas around greater wellness as part of a supportive peer group.
If you are representing your organisation in health and social care forums or need a broader perspective on what’s happening in health and social care policy & strategy, or starting a new job with more policy and strategic responsibilities, then this is the course for you.
Macc Christmas and New Year closure information
Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.
Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
Here is a list of Manchester Cares free Social Clubs for people aged 65 and over. All events are hosted by younger people in their 20s and 30s who want to meet you and hear your stories.
If you're over 65 Manchester Cares can help you stay warm, active, healthy and connected this winter.
Call Amy on 0161 207 0800, if you would like Manchester Cares to:
The Generation Program consists of two clinical trials testing investigational study medications to see if they are effective in Alzheimer's. Your help is needed. The Generation Program are recruiting people aged 65 – 75 who has not had any diagnosis of memory loss. Join the fight against Alzheimer's. A fight we can take on together.
Work has now started to develop a new Greater Manchester-wide quit smoking campaign, which will be launching in March next year.
The campaign, from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, will have the ‘real voices’ of Greater Manchester people front and centre and their creative agency are now looking for ex-smokers and their families who would be prepared to share their stories as part of the campaign.
Jam and Justice’s action research projects are beginning to report back, and they’d like to update everyone on what they’ve been doing.
On 14 November in Manchester, arts organisation Made by Mortals, premiered their new piece of community theatre ‘Ears Against Loneliness’. Professional and participatory artists performed together to shed light on the loneliness epidemic currently sweeping the UK. Alongside this, the #EarsAgainstLoneliness social media campaign is asking the public to ‘tweet your ear’ and has also begun to have an impact.