The North East Ambulance Service says it is operating under extreme pressure, because of the high number of calls it is receiving.Read the full story ›
Middlesbrough FC fan Tony Wedlake was at a match when he realised his life had to change and he had to lose some weight.Read the full story ›
The Northumbria NHS Trust has released updated restrictions for visitors after this month's norovirus outbreakRead the full story ›
NHS England has issued guidance suggesting non-urgent operations are cancelled to free up hospital beds during the sickest patients.Read the full story ›
A mum and dad from Peterborough have started a campaign to find their baby a new heart.
Benjamin Hardy was born unable to pump blood properly, and he is waiting for a transplant.
Benjamin's parents are trying to raise awareness of his life threatening condition and are urging people to sign up for organ donation.
Four month old Ben is being treated at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, he's never been well enough to go home.
Benjamin's condition is called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. It means the left side of his heart is smaller and doesn't pump blood properly.
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Visitors, with rare exceptions, have been banned from nine North East hospitals as part of plans to contain outbreaks of Norovirus.Read the full story ›
People have been urged to think before heading to hospital after cold weather led to an increase of patients in the North East's wards.Read the full story ›
Prime Minister Theresa May said in October the Government will shift towards an organ donation system in England which presumes consent.Read the full story ›
Some drivers in North Yorkshire are failing to heed advice from police - and will end up paying the price for driving whilst over the limit.Read the full story ›
Matt Hadden, who was surprised by Sir Mo Farah before the race and crossed the finish line last, has died at the age of 28.Read the full story ›