A watchdog has "grave concerns" about NHS England's plans to reorganise the delivery of services and the potential impact on rural areasRead the full story ›
A mother who lost her one-year-old son to sepsis has started a campaign to raise awareness of its devastating consequences.
It's a condition which can affect anyone of any age and happens when the entire body reacts to an infection, leading to a serious overdrive of the immune system. For more information about sepsis, click here.
Melissa Mead lost her son, William, just days before his first birthday in December 2014 after medics failed to spot his illness. Kylie Pentelow reports.
A little boy from Doncaster has been given the life-changing early Christmas present of a mechanical hand. He'll now be able to ride a bike.Read the full story ›
Thalidomide campaigners are awaiting the result of a vote by MEPs over a long-running compensation claim by survivors of the drug.Read the full story ›
New figures have been released that put a South Yorkshire town at the top of a league of shame when it comes to fines handed out for dog fouling.
The research reveals Barnsley Council issued 359 penalty notices in 2015 alone, totalling almost £18,000 in fines - proving that where there's muck, there's brass.
But joking aside, enforcement officers say some dog owners shout names and abuse when confronted and point out its children who are most at risk when playing outside.
A parasite found in dog faeces can lead to a lost of sight if its picked up through contaminated soil.
It is claimed cuts to hospital services in East Yorkshire could mean more acute problems for the region's Accident and Emergency Department.Read the full story ›
More than 300 members of Wakefield's businesses community attended the 4th annual Charity Christmas Lunch at the Cedar Court Hotel.
The event raised more than £25,000 which this year will be split between the Theatre Royal Wakefield's Performance Academy and MY Burns Club which helps children recovering from burns, based at Pinderfields Hospital.
The event is about local businesses making a difference, raising funds for young people in the Wakefield district.
A warning is issued to users of so-called ‘legal-highs’ after a Grimsby man was left fighting for his life following a suspected overdose.Read the full story ›
New helipad for Hull Royal Infirmary will see patients receive emergency treatment more quicklyRead the full story ›
Children from across the Calendar region have been on a special festive flight... to meet Santa.
All of the youngsters have faced health issues, some very serious, and have benefited from the help of charities across the region. Lisa Adlam was onboard the jet from Leeds Bradford Airport.