Address: 9 Maple Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9RL.
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Address: 9 Maple Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9RL.
Email: smccg.woodlands@nhs.net   
0161 962 1332

Address: 9 Maple Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9RL.
Email: smccg.woodlands@nhs.net
0161 962 1332



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Adjustable desks could improve work performance by reducing sitting time


“Scrapping traditional desks could improve workers’ performance and health,” reports the Mail Online.

The amount of time people spend sitting down has been linked to poor health and long-term medical conditions. Many office workers spend much of their day seated, which could have a harmful effect on their health.

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Thousands to benefit from soups and shakes diet on the NHS from today


From today thousands of people will be able to access NHS soup and shake weight-loss plans to tackle type 2 diabetes.

The diet and lifestyle plans have been shown to put Type 2 diabetes into remission for people recently diagnosed with the condition, and will now be provided to 5,000 more patients in 10 areas as the first stage in an NHS drive to increase access to the life-changing programme.

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Adjustable desks could improve work performance by reducing sitting time


“Scrapping traditional desks could improve workers’ performance and health,” reports the Mail Online.

The amount of time people spend sitting down has been linked to poor health and long-term medical conditions. Many office workers spend much of their day seated, which could have a harmful effect on their health.

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Heat-health watch alert: level 2 – alert and readiness


Hot weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients. Find out more about how to cope in hot weather.

More details about the weather alert is available on the MET Office website.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines


Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways.

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Advice for everyone -Coronavirus (COVID-19)


NHS Advice for everyone regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading. Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

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A diet high in fruit, veg, fibre and dairy is linked to lower stroke risk, study finds


Various media sources have reported that eating fruit, vegetables, fibre and dairy is linked with a lower risk of stroke.

This follows a large European cohort study that looked at the link between different food groups and the risk of stroke in more than 400,000 people (average age 50 years) from 9 European countries. During around 12 years of follow-up, 1 to 2 in every 100 of the study group had a stroke.

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Healthy habits add up to 10 disease-free years to your life, study reveals


“Healthy habits extend disease-free life ‘by up to a decade’,” reports The Guardian. More people are living longer, thanks to the rise in life expectancy. The downside is that more people are living with diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

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Good sleep linked to lower risk of heart attack and stroke


“Restful night ‘cuts risk’ of heart attack,” reports The Times. Doctors have long suspected a link between unhealthy sleep behaviours and cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke.

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Air pollution may be linked to increased glaucoma risk


“Air pollution linked to condition that causes blindness in major UK study,” says The Independent, as a new study looking at links between exposure to air pollution and glaucoma has been published.

Glaucoma is an eye condition where the pressure in the eyeball builds up. This causes compression and damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye, which carries signals to the brain.

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