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Health

REWARD: Royal Bolton Hospital

Doctors' surgeries getting cash rewards for NOT sending patients to hospital

LEAVING: Ambulance crews are stressed

Whistleblowers claim seven Bolton paramedics set to leave frontline services in next month

Jack Firth, Healthwatch's independent chair.

Obesity, charity funding cuts, mental health and pain clinic hot topics at Healthwatch Q&A

TRAVEL CONCERNS: Royal Bolton Hospital

Councillor's grave concerns over Bolton patients' need to travel to Salford 'super hospital'

DONATE: Philip Elwell with his guide dog Clover, Joyce Hickey with guide dog Baylee and Andy and Donna Lee

Generous shoppers help raise £1,000 in three days for our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Parkview Nursing Home in Chorley New Road.

'Run-down and dirty' care home ordered to improve after inspectors find food and drink on walls, urine on floor and undertrained staff

Royal Bolton 'local hospital' decision will not mean closures, experts say

Royal Bolton 'local hospital' decision will not mean closures, experts say

Health bosses in Bolton, Salford and Wigan commit to working together

Health bosses in Bolton, Salford and Wigan commit to working together

DECISION: Royal Bolton Hospital

Royal Bolton will NOT be region's fourth 'super hospital'

NOMINATION: Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Simon Kelly

Bumper celebrations for hospital's eye unit with prestigious prize nomination in 21st birthday year

CUTS: Cllr Cliff Morris

Bolton Council needs to cut public health services by at least another £1.3 million

Health chiefs set to sign historic devolution deal to pool public health cash

Health chiefs to sign historic deal to pool public healthcare cash

SUPPORT: Lofty the Lion

Bolton Wanderers supporting Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Bolton health chief 'disappointed' at super hospital decision

Bolton health chief 'disappointed' at super hospital decision

RELAXING: Patient William Payne with junior sister Kia Knowles in the mordern reception area.

'Home from home': Pioneering ward shows how Royal Bolton could look with help from Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

DONATE: Andy Lee on tour with his giant £1 coin with Alain Job at Bolton Market

Hospital chiefs hail impact of our Donate £1 for Dementia Campaign

Alzheimer's Society boss gets behind our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Alzheimer's Society boss gets behind our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

DEMENTIA FRIEND: Graham Tracey.

Dementia friend Graham Tracey speaks out in support of our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

WED: Paul Stephen Webster and his new wife Jennie at their wedding

Meningitis warning - 'not everyone gets the rash'

David Crausby MP outside The Royal Bolton Hospital supporting the Bolton News Dementia Campaign. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest Ltd, Friday June 19, 2015 (29512405)

MP David Crausby supports Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

ANGRY: David Fielding was caught up in the bad blood scandal, during the 1970s and '80s, and been fighting for justice ever since

Jeremy Hunt is 'turning the public against us' says Bolton blood scandal victim

Bolton's GPs voted best in Greater Manchester

Bolton's GPs voted best in Greater Manchester

Bev Tabernacle, acting director of nursing at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

Royal Bolton's top nurse speaks out in support of our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Dementia sufferer Bob Fry with left, wife Sue and right, son Mark.

'Every time I see him it hurts again because he is not the man I knew'

MEMORY: Tracy Hurst with her son Bradley Pover

Mum who lost son to meningitis hails announcement of new lifesaving vaccine

Immigration law change could affect two nurses at Royal Bolton Hospital

Immigration law change could force hospital nurses to leave country

Chief superintendant Shaun Donnellan with the giant pound in Scholey Street Police cells to represent isolation  as part of the Bolton News £1 Dementia Campaign

Police chief supports our dementia campaign

Brian Mitton

'Our future together has been taken away'

From left, Steve Thompson, Ian Savage and Tui Benjamin in The Bolton News office to promote the Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

How you can make a massive difference to the lives of Bolton dementia sufferers

Cllr Linda Thomas in Victoria Square to promote the donate £1 for dementia campaign. (29135753)

Cllr Linda Thomas supports our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

All flights should carry defibrillators, say campaigners after death of Heaton mum

All flights should carry defibrillators, say campaigners after death of Heaton mum

VISIT: Midwife Joyce Hall with newborn baby Jack Halliwell and visiter Xintong Cheng from Guangdong Food and Drug Vocational College

Bolton to help improve healthcare in China - and vice versa

BRAVE: Pauline Ginn, who had a double lung and heart transplant

Brave Deane mum undergoes region's first double lung and heart transplant in 15 years

THANKS: Zoe Scott with Vicky Martin and her son Archie Davies

'I thought my son was going to die as he choked on 2p coin — but 999 call handler helped me save him'

REVIEW: Royal Bolton Hospital

Surgery review at hospital after botched eye, hip, skin and tooth operations

STARTING BLOCKS: Ila Shah prepares for the fundraiser walk for Diabetes UK at Leverhulme Park

Diabetes is on the increase in Bolton - here's how you can stop it

DECISION: Royal Bolton Hospital.

What does the huge shake-up of Greater Manchester's health services mean for Bolton?

HEALTHIER TOGETHER: Royal Bolton Hospital

Health chiefs commit to working together — whatever the outcome of Healthier Together decision

MEMORY: Alan McGuinness will be taking part in this year's Midnight Memories in memory of his wife Judith who lost her battle to bowel cancer in June 2013

Widower's call to encourage more men to join in the Midnight Memories walk

CHIEF: Dr Jackie Bene

Royal Bolton has one in four chance of becoming 'super hospital'

The Royal Bolton Hospital could become a "super centre"

Big decision on health services shake-up to be made at crunch meeting today

THANKS: Lucy Cort with her renal surgeon Afshin Tavakoli as he set off on the bike ride on Saturday

29-year-old thanks surgeon who performed transplant using her mum's kidney

SING: Members of Bolton Cancer Voices with accompanist Mark Foster

The inspiring choir helping cancer patients battle their disease with the power of music

HOME Freddie with parents Karla and Jordan

Baby Freddie back in Bolton after premature birth in Benidorm

FUNDRAISER: Maxine Peake in film Keeping Rosy

Maxine Peake to join Bolton Hospice's Midnight Memories walk

TRAGIC: Ryan Cosgrove with fiancée Jade-Louise Rimmer and their daughter Heidi

Young dad collapses and dies minutes after kissing fiancee goodbye

SAVINGS: Royal Bolton Hospital

Royal Bolton Hospital paid £1.50 for medicine it could have bought for 2p

Members of the Breightmet Carers Project meet at the Red Lane United Reformed Church on Newby Road. Making the brews are Linsey Buchanan and Jayne Horan

The lonely life of the Bolton carers - and how one Breightmet group is helping to make their lives better

George Osborne talking about the "northern powerhouse"

Bolton to get seven-day GP access 'by end of this year'

Yvonne in her role as ward clerk.

Dedicated hospital worker retires after 43 years of helping medical staff and patients

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