A 70-year-old grandad from Sheffield is donating one of his kidneys to a complete stranger. John Carlisle is the city's first altruistic donor and says it is his way of saying thank you to the NHS. More on Calendar later.
As the saying goes there's nothing like keeping it in the family and thankfully for John Batty from North Derbyshire he's got a very generous one. That's because he's had two kidney transplants - the first donor was his dad, the second his sister. Martin Fisher has the story.
A woman who faces "certain death" if she's deported to Nigera, is waiting to hear her appeal to remain in this country has been accepted.Read the full story ›
The parents of a healthy teenager who died after a series of failures at a West Yorkshire hospital have welcomed a coroner's ruling for improvements in the way patients are monitored throughout the NHS.
A three day inquest heard that Laura Garner's life could have been saved if staff at Bradford Royal Infirmary had intervened earlier when she was suffering a severe kidney infection.
Sam White, from Barnsley, has kidney transplant surgery after her daughter appealed for a donor on the internet.
A woman's life has been saved thanks to kidney donated by a friend.Read the full story ›
Deborah Bakewell from Lincoln is the world's first person to have a kidney transplant using the new 'warming' technique.
Deborah, 56, from Lincoln is the first person in the world to have a kidney transplant using a new 'warming technique'.
The procedure involves warming the kidney with oxygenated blood after it has been in cold storage, which is proved to reverse the damage caused by low temperatures.
A woman from Lincoln has become the world's first patient to receive a donor kidney treated with a new warming technique.Read the full story ›