A man has described the shocking impact of addiction to prescribed painkillers, which led to him trying to take his own life.Read the full story ›
Moles, brown spots and growths on the skin are usually harmless — but not always.
One type of skin cancer - melanoma - usually affects moles and is the most dangerous form of the disease.
As skin cancers vary, the NHS say you should tell your doctor about any changes to your skin.
It’s important to be aware that there are other signs of skin cancer too. These include:
- A new growth or sore that doesn’t heal
- A spot, mole or sore that itches or hurts
- A mole or growth that bleeds, crusts or scabs
On ITV Central at 6 we have a special report on skin cancer. NHS guidelines: How to spot skin cancer
People in Staffordshire say they're worried about plans to close hospital beds. The health authority says patients can often be treated better at home - but protestors disagree and held a public meeting this weekend. Mark Gough reports.
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One in 14 people across the East Midlands now has type 2 diabetes, new figures have revealed, an increase of 25 per cent in five years.Read the full story ›
To support Leicester’s Hospitals in admitting those who need to be in an acute setting, the NHS say they now need to move patients onRead the full story ›
Hospitals are continuing to urge people to only attend A&E in a genuine and real emergency and have now declared a critical incident.Read the full story ›
Wye Valley NHS Trust has joined other hospitals in the region to ask people to think twice before they head for A and E.Read the full story ›
Managers at the sites say all three, including the Clinical Decisions Unit at the Glenfield, are extremely busy.Read the full story ›
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells ITV News he is 'most worried' about Worcestershire hospital which remains in special measures.Read the full story ›