Emma Donohoe, 20, was a dancer until ME took over her life. She joined ITV Fixers to help other sufferers see it is possible to recover.
Barbara Ward has to live with an allergy to water .
As part of transplant week, we've filmed inside the Freeman hospital in Newcastle to see some of the patients waiting for an organ.
County Durham boxing champion Glenn McCrory says he should never have had a career in the sport because of serious problems with his eyesight.
The athlete, who became the North East's first boxing world champion in 1989, recently had eye surgery. He says he hid his poor eyesight because he was worried it would have a negative impact on his career. He was speaking at the opening of an eye clinic in Newcastle.
A fifteen year old boy has been airlifted to hospital after falling down cliffs at Frenchman's Bay in South Shields. Emergency services including Tynemouth RNLI and a helicopter from RAF Boulmer were involved in the rescue. The teenager is being treated for leg injuries at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Campaigners trying to prevent services being scaled back at a North Yorkshire hospital say they've had to abandon plans to take legal action.
Leaders at Richmondshire Council say they've been advised by legal experts not to challenge a decision - which will reduce maternity and children's services at the Friarage hospital in Northallerton.
Doctors who are part of The Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have said the plans will make care at the hospital much safer and more sustainable.
Campaigners had fought against the changes for three years.
Asif Hasan performed a heart transplant, on one-year-old Taliah Albano, last week. The surgeon, at Newcastle's Freeman hospital, says more donors are needed on the register to save lives.
Surgeon Asif Hasan is one of the doctors at Newcastle's Freeman hospital calling for the law, which prevents young babies from being organ donors, to be changed. At the moment parents aren't allowed to chose to give permission for babies under two months old to be organ donors if they died.
Christine Webb talks about her family's decision to donate her daughter's organs after she died. Their decision saved the lives of five people.