Medical staff at the Royal Derby Hospital are using Skype to keep in touch with kidney patients undergoing dialysis at home.
The Health Protection Agency has issued guidance on what to do if you think you have norovirus.
Coventry University Hospital has lifted the £150 cap on car parking charges meaning patients with chronic conditions could pay more.
One in four hospital trusts have increased parking charges for patients and visitors- some by over 100%.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust upped prices 112%, from 67p an hour to £1.42.
New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton this week claimed it needed to put up car parking charges to protect jobs.
Examples of car parking charges for one hour:
- National average - 77p
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - £2.50
- Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - £1.60
- United Lincolnshire Hospital - £1.42 (up from 67p)
- Northumberland, Tyne and Wear - £75p (up from 25p)
A mother and her two children are in hospital after they were rescued from a fire at a house in Baskerville Road in Stoke on Trent. A 22 year old woman and her two children, a six year old boy and a two year old girl, were taken to North Staffordshire hospital. They are in a stable condition.
A mother and two children, aged six and three, are in hospital after a house fire in Hanley, Stoke early today.
The three-year-old is said to be in 'a very serious condition'.