A grieving mother who saw her five-year-old daughter collapse at the school gates has started a campaign she hopes will save other lives.Read the full story ›
Smoking in West Berkshire has fallen to its lowest level - with a 4 per cent drop since 2012. Fourteen per cent of residents smoke - compared to a national average of 16.9 per cent
The council spent more than £250,000 on services to help cut smoking - and a special event will be held in Newbury this weekend.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has informed Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust that it will be prosecuted over an alleged failure to provide safe care and treatment resulting in avoidable harm to a patient, and other patients being exposed to a significant risk of avoidable harm.
The prosecution follows an incident in December 2015 when a patient sustained serious injuries during a fall from a low roof at Melbury Lodge, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester.
The case is expected to be heard later in the year by Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of London to protest about the future of the NHS.Read the full story ›
Medical mistakes in the NHS are rare, but they are on the increase according to an investigation by ITV's Tonight programme. And, when they happen the consequences can be catastrophic for the patient.
May Brown needed a stem cell donation from her sister Martha who had been denied entry to the UK from Nigeria by the Home Office.Read the full story ›
The 11-year-old girl's brain tumour was missed 22 times before she received emergency surgery.Read the full story ›
Young patients at a hospital in Sussex have been given a mini Rolls Royce to drive to surgery. It's hoped the toy will give them a boost.Read the full story ›
Nine in ten women do not know all the symptoms of ovarian cancer, with almost a third unable to name any.Read the full story ›
A three year old boy - who was left paralysed after contracting a rare virus - has finally returned home thanks to the help of his local community.
Archie Adams from Southampton spent 18 months in hospital - with his parents at his side. But now they've moved into a purpose built home - with much of the work given for free by local tradesman, fundraisers and the kindness of strangers.
Mary Stanley reports.