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.
A Fenton man stabbed himself to death during a psychotic episode at his house, an inquest heard.
Paranoid schizophrenic Simon Lowndes inflicted dozens of stab wounds to himself, causing injuries to his face, neck, chest, legs, feet and genitals.
Tunstall residents are angry a former health centre is being used as a drugs den.
Support Stafford Hospital campaigners set up camp outside the main entrance at the Stoke-on-Trent’s main hospital to fight against service cuts.
Around 12 protesters pitched their tents, displayed a banner saying “#occupy SSH” and signs.
The NHS boss in charge of cutting the amount of smokers in Staffordshire has backed government plans to ban smoking in cars when children are present.
Time to Quit co-ordinator Helen Millington said she was in favour of a proposal to make it illegal.
Staff at University Hospital North Staffordshire have organised several fundraising activities to support those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines…
The wilful neglect of patients will be a criminal offence under NHS reforms being introduced in the wake of the Stafford Hospital scandal.
David Cameron said health workers who mistreated and abused patients would face “the full force of the law” in new measures to be unveiled next week.