The director of a tattoo parlour has been fined £1,200 after a customer suffered nerve damage following laser treatment.Read the full story ›
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service have these tips on how to stay safe this Bonfire night.Read the full story ›
A Northamptonshire disability awareness campaigner says she is 'completely overwhelmed and grateful' after reaching her crowd funding target for a new wheelchair in just 26 days.
Sarah Alexander from Wollaston suffers from a genetic condition which causes her limbs to dislocate every day.
The 29 year says the new £5,000 pound chair will give her more freedom.
Sarah has now ordered her wheelchair and is expecting to have it delivered later this month.
"I'm completely overwhelmed and so grateful. I received £1000 donation the night my campaign aired and cried happy tears. I honestly thought it would take ages to raise the money but it was only 26 days. Thank you to everyone that donated."
Read more of Sarah's story here.
As many as one in four children are obese in parts of the West Midlands, new statistics showRead the full story ›
Researchers in Nottingham say they can predict how likely a woman is to get pregnant through IVF treatment by testing a lock of her hair. It's all to do with levels of the stress hormone Cortisol.
In the final part of our series on Fertility our Health Correspondent Stacey Foster met a couple who after years of being told they'd never conceive naturally, they did.
Watch Katie and Matthew's story below:
University of Nottingham scientists have found new evidence that hormone levels measured in hair can affect the IVF success rate by 27%Read the full story ›
In the West Midlands, there are 9 clinics that offer fertility treatment to the more than 3000 couples a year that need it.
But demand is increasing from both from heterosexual couples who are having trouble conceiving, and new types of families.
Our Health Correspondent Stacey Foster meets a couple who, thanks to IVF treatment at Midland Fertility, are now a family.
Watch their full story below:
Read more: How can I become a sperm or egg donor?
Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as requiring improvement following a report by the Care Quality Commission.Read the full story ›
The Labour Party has warned that more than 500 pharmacies in Midlands are at risk because of Government cuts.Read the full story ›
In part two of our fertility series we meet a couple who, thanks to the technology of IVF, are now a family.Read the full story ›