Sir Bruce Keogh will be interviewed as part of the investigation into the Morecambe Bay Health trust. The NHS medical director will be questioned today.
Sir Bruce Keogh, the medical director of the National Health Service is due to be interviewed as part of the investigation into University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. The investigation follows a series of damning reports which said major failings means the deaths of mothers and babies were not properly investigated. A panel has been looking into midwifery care at Furness General hospital after a report by the health ombudsman identified serious errors in the care provided. Investigation chairman, Dr Bill Kirkup, a former deputy chief medical officer at the Department of Health, said interviews would be held in the presence of families only due to “sensitive and personal clinical matters”.
Lancashire Police will unveil a memorial to police dogs that have served in the force and passed away. It'll bear the names of police dogs that once worked in the county. It's to mark their contribution to policing. The memorial is being paid for by the Retired Police Dogs Benevolent Fund which was established in 2004 to support handlers in caring for their retired dogs.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after he was chased and shot in Liverpool.
The victim was leaving his home on Maberley View in Wavertree with his partner and 18-month-old baby yesterday when a shotgun was fired at him.
Police believe this was a targeted attack:
Anyone with information is asked to contact the specialist Matrix Serious Organised Crime Team on 0800 230 0600, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A family are making a heartfelt appeal to thieves who've stolen a little girl's passport.
Ella Tomlinson Scott is six and from Ellesmere Port. She's due to fly to New York in three-days-time.
The trip was planned as a reward for Ella who'd recovered from a dog attack and for saving her mum's life when she collapsed at home.
High winds have split a tree in two in Middleton.
Viewer Mike Brown tweeted us this picture.
Manchester City midfielder James Milner was tackled by children from a school in Manchester on and off the pitch as he joined them for a kick about.