A mother whose son died after taking a powerful new illegal drug is calling for more testing facilities to be made available. Elvis Snelson was 29 when he lost his life to Fentanyl, a painkiller which has already caused at least 60 deaths in this country. In an exclusive interview his mum Sharon Marsden told Granada Reports she thinks testing could help to save lives.
A community group has received a big boost in its £6m bid to save a piece of Manchester industrial revolution heritage.Read the full story ›
A lack of NHS resources is putting GP surgeries under so much pressure that doctors are being coaxed out of retirement to meet demand.Read the full story ›
A woman who was hailed by David Cameron as an "ambassador" for those living with Alzheimer's has had her benefits stopped by the Conservative government.
Joy Watson was diagnosed four years ago and had to give up her job as a carer.
Since then she's done work with organisations like the Alzheimer's Society to raise awareness of those living with the condition.
Joy, 59, says losing her benefits will cost her over 400-pounds a month. She's been speaking to our correspondent Rachel Townsend:
Doctors said if Jack’s condition had been left untreated for much longer, he may not have survived.Read the full story ›
Alder Centre will provide a range of bereavement support services, for those that have suffered the loss of a child.Read the full story ›
Two people have been arrested over the scandal which saw hundreds of thousands of eggs potentially contaminated with a pesticide.Read the full story ›
Prescriptions on the Isle of Man could rise from £3.85 to £5 if new proposals are met.Read the full story ›
Plans to restrict women over the age of 35 receiving NHS funded IVF treatment has prompted warnings from one fertility charity.Read the full story ›
If you've been out and about in Liverpool over the past few weeks, you might have seen the strikingly colourful display of umbrellas near the Bluecoat building.
It's become one of the most tweeted and instagrammed locations in Liverpool - but the brollies are raising an important message about ADHD and autism.
Our Merseyside correspondent Andy Bonner has been to take a look.