The North East's A&E units performed above the national average, according to latest NHS performance statisticsRead the full story ›
Young people in Hartlepool are being urged to protect themselves and their partners by undergoing regular sexual health checks.Read the full story ›
A group of park runners have raised over £1,700 to purchase a defibrillator for Stewart Park in Middlesbrough.Read the full story ›
Official figures indicate the North East suffers from the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in the country.Read the full story ›
The region’s NHS is urging patients to only use A&E and emergency services for serious and immediate care, following a very busy weekendRead the full story ›
Sarah and Chelsea have turned to Go Fund Me after claiming that they cannot afford private fertility treatment as one of them is on benefitsRead the full story ›
Plans for a new mental health hospital in York have moved a step closer after a public consultation.
The governing body of local healthcare has approved the proposal for a new facility, for which people living in the Vale of York have been campaigning since the closure of Bootham Park Hospital last year.
There will now be more talks with the public about where the new site will be and what facilities it can provide.
The number of times teenagers have been admitted to hospital after self-harming has almost doubled in the last four years in some parts of the North East.
The research carried out by ITV News Tyne Tees reveals many young people are struggling to cope at school or deal with issues in family life.
At the start of Children's Mental Health week one expert has told us the issue is epidemic among teenagers.
Our reporter Julie Harrison has been talking to young people who self harmed in the past.
She's also been finding out more about the help available for teenagers. You may find some of the content of her report upsetting.
Cleveland Police have teamed up with North East care home to help safeguard dementia care patients.Read the full story ›
There were 8,656 times when Female Genital Mutilation was assessed in one year - the equivalent of one every 61 minutes.Read the full story ›