Six micro-scooters have been donated to the Children's Hospital at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre.
The idea is to allow the children to scoot to the operating theatre - making the prospect of surgery less daunting.
Children at a Nottingham hospital are taking delivery of a fleet of scooters today as part of a plan to make operations seem less scary.
A baby born weighing just 1lb 14oz celebrates his first birthday
Glenfield Hospital in Leicester say they will not take legal action to challenge the decision of a review into its children's heart unit.
Lincolnshire Police have taken part in a national operation aimed at people downloading indecent images of children.
As the world's largest dog show, Cruft's, opens, the organisers have shown how dogs can help primary school children learn to read.
Pupils from a school in Coventry will be dressed in yellow today to mark Big Yellow Friday, to raise money for the Children's Liver Disease Foundation.