This means that the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford will become a dedicated Planned Care site.Read the full story ›
Dan Seal lost so much weight he had to have surgery to remove the loose skin.Read the full story ›
Leicester gained 130 takeaways in eight years, making it the Midlands city with the most outlets, and Stoke-on-Trent gained 55.Read the full story ›
As part of a new ITV campaign called 'Healthy Holidays' families are being encouraged to get active over the summer.Read the full story ›
Birmingham is the first city in the West Midlands to have youth workers based in A&E departments to help tackle youth violence.Read the full story ›
A man has described the shocking impact of addiction to prescribed painkillers, which led to him trying to take his own life.Read the full story ›
Moles, brown spots and growths on the skin are usually harmless — but not always.
One type of skin cancer - melanoma - usually affects moles and is the most dangerous form of the disease.
As skin cancers vary, the NHS say you should tell your doctor about any changes to your skin.
It’s important to be aware that there are other signs of skin cancer too. These include:
- A new growth or sore that doesn’t heal
- A spot, mole or sore that itches or hurts
- A mole or growth that bleeds, crusts or scabs
On ITV Central at 6 we have a special report on skin cancer. NHS guidelines: How to spot skin cancer
People in Staffordshire say they're worried about plans to close hospital beds. The health authority says patients can often be treated better at home - but protestors disagree and held a public meeting this weekend. Mark Gough reports.
The nurses were called into action when the casualty, in his 60s, collapsed as he watched live football at a pub on Broad Street, BirminghamRead the full story ›
One in 14 people across the East Midlands now has type 2 diabetes, new figures have revealed, an increase of 25 per cent in five years.Read the full story ›