A shattered arm and two cracked vertebrae couldn't hold him back - how a cancer sufferer is carrying on with his life despite his ultimately fatal diagnosis

Andy has myeloma - a form of blood cancer - but is 'grateful' for his diagnosis and the changes it has made to his life

'My lung had completely deflated to the size of a golf ball': Meet the healthy young woman who battled a condition causing her chest to 'bubble' and 'pop'

Healthy Hayley, aged just 21-years-old, was left stunned when she suffered a collapsed lung - a result of a pneumothorax

'Despite the obvious pain I was in, the medics seemed unconvinced': How a woman struggled through the UK medical system before her eventual diagnosis

Lauren had been experiencing the painful symptoms of endometriosis for years without an official diagnosis from GPs

A woman's best friend: How the support of her 'alert dogs' has helped lady enduring around 25 epileptic seizures each day to lead a life of independence

Owning an alert dog helped Sally make her first cup of tea in over 30 years, as well as take her first solo trip into town

He was not expected to survive past birth - but now 14-month-old Barney must live with the fact he will develop kidney failure at 'some stage in his life'

The youngster suffers from chronic kidney disease as a result of being born with the condition 'PUV' which affects newborn boys

How a recovery charity helped man battling 26-year-long drug addiction avoid being put 'six feet under' by connecting him with cookery

Andy, living in Nottingham, volunteered as a trainee assistant chef at Cafe Sobar - an alcohol-free 'hub' in the heart of Notts

Sudden sight loss stops keen traveller in his tracks but a Leicester-based charity for those with sight loss is helping him find his way once again

Bhavesh had been a keen traveller until a serious condition left him blind in one eye. He felt very restricted until a charity stepped in

Getting through multiple treatments and the death of her mother, breast cancer survivor celebrates completing treatment at her daughter’s wedding

Grieving cancer sufferer goes through two operations, radiotherapy and chemotherapy to successfully complete treatment

'They ensured I lived to see another day - twice': Man who suffered two heart attacks in 10 months grateful for life-saving care provided by Air Service

Brian, of Woodstone, Suffolk, lived over an hours' drive from the University Hospital - which the air ambulance reached in 20 minutes

From eight painkillers a day to zero: Sunderland respite care facility helps struggling mother-of-four with intense back pain and depression

Mother was taking multiple tablets a day for numerous health issues. Her wellbeing has improved thanks to a respite care facility.

Teenager blossoming despite spending half her life suffering from an illness which has never been fully diagnosed, with support from Huddersfield hospice

Despite her serious medical issues, Bethanie is blossoming into a happy teenager, with help from a Huddersfield children's hospice