Striking junior doctors in the Midlands are taking part in a two-day full-withdrawal of labour in a national protest against a new contract.
The ongoing dispute with the health secretary, who intends to impose the contract, has led to junior doctors withdrawing emergency care for the first time.
Hospitals across the Midlands are finalising plans for dealing with the first all-out strike by junior doctors in the history of the NHS.Read the full story ›
Oliver and Isaac Best were were conceived at the same time through IVF but only met last month when little Isaac was born on March 17.Read the full story ›
The ban on smoking in cars with children effectively went unenforced in Coventry last autumn, an investigation has found.Read the full story ›
A four-year-old girl, suffering from a heart defect called TOF, has been described by her family as a "little miracle".Read the full story ›
Accident and emergency services in England suffered their worst monthly performance since 2010 in February, new figures reveal.Read the full story ›
The husband of a woman who suffered a fatal cardiac arrest after an error by an NHS Direct call-handler has won an undisclosed settlement.Read the full story ›