Medical

One of Leicesters’s Famous Residents - Joseph Merrick AKA The Elephant Man

Joseph Carey Merrick was born on the 5th of August 1862 at 50, Lee Street, in Leicester, to Joseph Rockley Merrick and his wife Mary Jane (née Potterton). He was born, apparently healthy, and had no outward symptoms of any disorder for the first few years of his life.

Leicester General Hospital urology department transformed after receiving £12,000 donation from local cancer charity

Supporters of a local cancer charity have helped raise enough funds to see the Urology Department at Leicester General Hospital transformed to allow patients and their families better access and ease when attending for their appointments and treatment.