Thousands of NHS staff are set to be hit by a new increase in parking charges at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and Stafford County Hospital.
The East Midlands Ambulance Service are urging people to call 999 for emergencies only after a woman called for advice about a broken egg.
A review carried out by The Care Quality Commission says elderly people in Stoke-on-Trent have “poor quality experiences”.
Campaign groups in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting back against plans to close community hospital beds.
Residents, councillors and relatives have launched a postcard campaign to lobby Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after the loss of Longton Cottage, Cheadle and a ward at Hayward.
Stoke-on-Trent residents today spoke of their fears as the city’s walk-in centres bear the brunt of rising hospital waiting times.
Latest figures show 35,000 patients have waited four hours or longer for treatment at Royal Stoke University Hospital in the past year.
The junior doctors strike has caused chaos at Staffordshire hospitals.
The University Hospital of North Midlands Trust said they had to make 931 cancellations across the county during the first all-out NHS strike in England.
North Staffordshire’s Senior Coroner has claimed grieving families are suffering due to a lack of pathologists.
Staffordshire nursing students have hit out at Government plans to cut their grants.
George Osborne revealed in his Autumn statement all student nurses will stop receiving bursaries, in the hope that it will save up to £800m a year for the government.
Executives at the University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust have met today to outline their plans ahead of what is set to be an extremely busy winter period.
Last year saw hospital staff and services overwhelmed by a surge in the number of patients needing care during the colder months.
People in North Staffordshire with mild hearing loss will no longer be eligible for NHS-funded hearing aids.
The North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is the first CCG in Britain to axe funding for hearing aids for those with mild deafness.