Students at Liverpool John Moores University will train on virtual patients and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator as they study.
Detectives say the robber has targeted two vulnerable elderly people.
A couple have raised money for the Neo-natal unit at Royal Preston Hospital to thank staff who helped them when their baby died there.
Two lanes closed due to accident on M6 Northbound between J32 M55 (Broughton Interchange) and J33 A6 (Galgate). Matrix sign set to 40 mph.
The North West has one of the worst records in the country for domestic abuse. One leading women's charity says many people could be staying with violent partners because there are no longer places for them to shelter.
A charity is warning that support services for victims of domestic violence could be about to collapse. Women's Aid say that funding cuts have left massive gaps in provision.
M6 Northbound lane blocked on exit slip road, slow traffic due to broken down vehicle at J29 M65 (Lostock Hall). Matrix sign set to 40 mph.
Reports of slow traffic and one lane blocked due to accident, a car and a van involved on M6 Southbound between J20 A50 / B5158 (Lymm Interchange) and J20 M56 (Lymm Interchange).
Reports of slow traffic and one lane blocked due to broken down vehicle on M56 Eastbound at J10 A49 (Stretton).
One lane closed due to accident on M6 Southbound between J33 A6 (Galgate) and J32 M55 (Broughton Interchange)
Reports of A57 Manchester Road Eastbound closed, queueing traffic due to accident, a car and a moped involved at Chapel Lane.
Opera singer Russell Watson is preparing for a very special performance in Preston.
He's singing at the Guild Hall next week in memory of 10-year-old Katy Holmes, who died from a brain tumour last year.
Russell, who himself has battled two brain tumours, joined us in the studio to explain why it's a cause close to his heart.
You can find more about the performance and the Katy Holmes Trust by clicking here.
People have been allowed back into their homes after a nail bomb was found at a house in Salford.
Police found it shortly before 1.30pm on Thursday 28 November 2013, on Mellor Street in Patricroft while officers attended the house on an unrelated matter.
Specialist officers have assessed the device and confirmed it is no longer a threat to the community.Chief Superintendent Mary Doyle said: “Specialist officers have confirmed that there is no longer any threat to the community. We believe this is an isolated incident.
“Clearly this incident has brought significant disruption to the Patricroft community and I am very grateful to them for their patience while we investigate.”