Protestors say the proposed closure of beds at 3 Devon community hospitals will leave patients with a system that will result in deaths.Read the full story ›
Nurses and Healthcare Assistants in the West Country have joined calls for the government to scrap the 1% pay cap on public sector salariesRead the full story ›
A woman and campaigner from Barnstaple has described how her life was shattered by the scandal of contaminated blood supplies.Read the full story ›
A pioneering scheme to help keep people with long term illnesses out of hospital is being ditched by NHS Kernow, partly due to funding.Read the full story ›
The smoking ban in England has helped cut smoking rates as more people have been encouraged to kick the habit in the last ten years.Read the full story ›
There are now almost two million fewer smokers since the smoking ban was introduced in England 10 years ago, Cancer Research UK said.Read the full story ›
On the 80th anniversary of the 999 emergency service, a father from North Somerset has praised the care and professionalism of NHS staff after they saved his son's life.
Oli Hulbert from Backwell almost choked to death on a grape on Sunday June 25 but was saved by paramedics and staff at the Bristol Children's Hospital.
In a Facebook post, his father Steve says he'll be forever in their debt. Oli has now made a full recovery.
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Esmee Polmear from Perranporth suffered from a rare condition that wasn't spotted by doctors.Read the full story ›
A family from Bridgwater in Somerset is trying to raise £100,000 for an operation to save their 4 year old son's life.Read the full story ›
A family from Falmouth have shared a moving video of their late grandmother to illustrate how music therapy can help with dementia.Read the full story ›