A 75 year old woman was left stranded at a hospital in Bath - after private ambulance crews failed to pick her up.
Thousands of children across Bristol are expected to take part in a flu vaccination programme which started today.
The latest series of the popular TV show "One Born Every Minute" is being filmed in Bristol. We went to meet some of the brand new stars.
New figures show that a bone fracture occurs every two minutes in the UK because of osteoporosis.
A campaign has been launched by the National Osteoporosis Society, which is based near Bath, to make people more aware of the bone-weakening disease that affects millions of people.
This region has one of the best records for recognising osteoporosis, with the vast majority diagnosed after just one break.
Nationally, 20% of women are not diagnosed until at least three bones have broken.
For more information about the condition, and help if you think you're at risk, you can go to the campaign website
A suicide crisis centre has opened in Cheltenham - the first of its kind in the entire country.
It's being run by a charity offering help to people who desperately need it, like Natalie Moulder who began to have suicidal thoughts after being involved in a road accident.
The Suicide Crisis Centre only helps people in Gloucestershire. You can find out more here or ring the crisis centre on 07975 974455.
People outside Gloucestershire with suicidal thoughts can contact Samaritans, Tel: 08457 90 90 90
A paramedic with the Great Western Ambulance Service has been struck off for inhaling gas while on duty. Craig Selman had been spotted slumped over the wheel of his rapid response vehicle after inhaling from a pipe.
The on-board cylinder of Entonox - more commonly known as gas and air - was later found to be two-thirds empty. Mr Craig was struck off the register of independent regulator the Health & Care Professions Council. A panel decided he created an unwarranted risk of harm to service users.
A pioneering procedure which could stop Parkinson's disease is being trialled at Frenchay Hospital near Bristol.
Doctors are installing a port behind the ear so they can directly inject a protein into the brain.
The trial is looking for 36 people with Parkinsons, who live locally, to take part.
Dr Alan Whone is a neurologist at Frenchay Hospital. He hopes the treatment could halt or slow down the progression of disease and improve the symptoms.
International development minister, Lynne Featherstone, is visiting Bristol today to meet community leaders and campaigners trying to stop the practice of female mutilation.
She will visit City Academy where she will meet young people who have made a film to raise awareness of the issue.
An appeal's gone out for people with Parkinson's from across Bristol to take part in a new trial that could help develop an important new treatment.
The trial is being conducted by a team of researchers at Frenchay Hospital. If successful, it could help improve symptoms and slow down the spread of the condition.
Bristol based St Peter's Hospice is today allowing the public a unique insight into the work it carries out, caring for patients and their families.
For 12 hours from 8 o'clock this morning, it will be documenting a typical day in th life of the hospice through live tweets and facebook. It's being done as part of national Hospice Care Week. People can follow the online action at #HospiceLive
It's a daunting fact, but half of long term smokers die prematurely from a smoking related diease. Well this month is Stoptober - a campaign to help tackle the nation's biggest killer.
It provides all kinds of support across the region to help smokers kick the habit. Last year it helped thousands give up, as Ellie Barker reports.
At the moment, the NHS allows men to donate blood every 12 weeks, and women every 16 weeks. This is to ensure a safe level of iron in the body. The national Interval study will test volunteer men randomly every 12, 10 or 8 weeks, and women volunteers every 16, 14, or 12 weeks.
The aim of the study is to see if it is safe for people to donate blood more frequently.