Amber Smith posted a heartfelt Facebook post about her daily panic attacks in a bid to challenge the stigma surrounding mental illness.Read the full story ›
Junior doctors in Leicester and Nottingham are holding life-saving classes while they strike for two days in their dispute over contracts.Read the full story ›
The family of a young university student receiving treatment for a brain tumour have taken part in a 78 mile cycling fundraising challengeRead the full story ›
They have been given nearly £50,000 to study how children with the rare condition hypoplastic left heart syndrome respond to exercise.Read the full story ›
"Is one week enough to raise awareness of autism world wide? No!", says one mother from Leicester whose daughter has the condition.Read the full story ›
A group of midwives from Leicestershire has posed nude for a charity calendar to raise money for the Down's Syndrome Association.Read the full story ›
Ten-week-old Ralphie Plant died eight days after being discharged from the Queen's Medical Centre in NottinghamRead the full story ›
Craig Fairclough from Nottingham writes about why he's supporting Purple Day, a global day of action to raise awareness about epilepsy.Read the full story ›
He was diagnosed with the condition at the age of 14 and is now campaigning for people to speak out about their epilepsy.
He's in training for the London Marathon, carrying a gorilla and a cage, symbolising how he felt when he was diagnosed, as Keith Wilkinson reports.