Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham is Labour mayor of Greater Manchester

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Transforming mental health in Greater Manchester

Andy Burnham

To mark the launch of the Fabian Health Network’s mental health awareness project, Andy Burnham outlines his plans to improve  service provision in Greater Manchester As mayor of Greater Manchester I pledged to prioritise mental health and ensure it is treated as seriously as physical health, and I remain committed to that. The consequences of…



Andy Burnham

I will never forget the dispiriting journey of my grandmother through England’s health and care system and the battles my mum fought to get her basic levels of care. Like generations of pensioners, my gran lost her life savings to help fund her care. And like many others, while there were some lovely people, the…