Charlotte Foster died in January this year after taking the combined contraceptive pill Dianette for just a few months.Read the full story ›
Plans to recruit 25 GPs from across Europe to address chronic staff shortages in Lincolnshire are at an advanced stage.
The Lincolnshire local Medical Committee says it is trying to attract doctors from countries such as Spain, Greece and Portugal, as well as Italy, Latvia and Lithuania.
Medical professionals who choose to take up the opportunity will be offered English lessons and a three-year training scheme in the UK.
Trespass warning issued to parents in the Midlands as the summer holidays get underway.Read the full story ›
Doug Kirk was just 52 when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He continued to work for a few years, but eventually had to give up his job as a carpenter.
But the biggest blow came when he had his driving licence taken away.
Doug’s Alzheimer’s affects his ability to understand and articulate words. He also has memory loss, and struggles to deal with stressful situations.
Being so young, Doug’s wife Suzanne says one of the biggest challenges has been coping financially. And they’ve both had to come to terms with changing their plans for the future.
A seriously ill toddler from Northampton has finally found a matching donor after a two-year search for his family.
Joey Ziadi was diagnosed with Diamond Blackfan Anaemia when he was just nine months old. It's a blood condition that affects just one in nine million people.
His mum has been campaigning tirelessly since then to encourage more people to become bone marrow donors.
More than 130,000 people in the Midlands are living with dementia, and around 5% of them are under the age of 65.Read the full story ›
Moles, brown spots and growths on the skin are usually harmless — but not always. Here's a guide in what to look out for.Read the full story ›
A severely disabled baby at Northampton General Hospital should be allowed to die, a High Court judge has ruled.Read the full story ›
Muscular Dystrophy UK warns thousands of children in the East Midlands are being failed due to under-resourced services.Read the full story ›
An 11-year-old schoolgirl died after suffering a severe asthma attack at her GP’s surgery, an inquest heard.Read the full story ›