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Cystic fibrosis patient Holly Randall has always been an advocate of organ donation, knowing one day she will need a double lung transplant to keep her alive.

Urgent action needs to be taken against childhood obesity, leaders have warned, as new figures show at least 34 people aged under 25 in the East of England have Type 2 diabetes.

A 23-year-old woman from Ipswich got an insight into sports therapy at an elite level with a placement at a top basketball club in Spain.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy in Ipswich this weekend, with an extraordinary line-up of beer, boats, fireworks, fairground rides and football.

A main road in Essex was shut tonight while workers cleared up oil and debris following a collision between two cars.

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are set to merge in a bid to create an organisation that can stand the test of time within an NHS that is at breaking point.

Attitudes on what should be available on prescription have radically changed, a Suffolk survey has found, with 96% of people saying they are now prepared to buy medicine for minor conditions from a pharmacy.

A doctors’ surgery in Ipswich has been pulled out of special measures by the health watchdog and rated ‘good’ following its latest inspection, demonstrating an “incredible turnaround” in less than a year.

Former Ipswich Town football star John Wark has backed a new project launched in Suffolk which will use sport to tackle loneliness, depression and poor health among older people.

A former Suffolk teacher who had to give up his job after being diagnosed with cancer is stepping back into the role that he enjoyed for 31 years by sharing his skills with fellow hospice patients.

The director of a Suffolk care home has expressed her gratitude to a group of teenagers who gave up their spare time to make the centre a brighter place for residents.

A colourful floral display has been laid out in an Ipswich park to mark 100 years since the formation of a social club for nurses.

A general practice in Ipswich has become one of the first in England to pilot a new digital triage system in a bid to cut down patient waiting times.

A newly-launched vintage store in Ipswich is staging a one-hour fashion show from its shop window this weekend to raise money for charity.

Ipswich Hospital is hiring a specialist nurse to support domestically abused families, as trust documents show staff are treating patients who have suffered physical, financial, sexual and psychological harm.

Staff across Ipswich Hospital will be given more support to identify patients who develop potentially fatal conditions such as sepsis and acute kidney injury (AKI) thanks to the introduction of a dedicated specialist role.

A patient who is receiving treatment for incurable cancer at Ipswich Hospital has thanked the “angels in uniform” for giving him “excellent” care by walking the Norfolk coastal path.

Evidence from a Suffolk watchdog has contributed to a new national report, which has found too many care homes are ‘failing to get the basics right’.

A former stray pup has become a therapy dog at a care home in Ipswich, providing residents with “life-changing” support and companionship.

A Suffolk couple who had to pull in another vicar last minute to play the organ at their wedding are celebrating their diamond anniversary.

Police investigating the brutal murder of an 83-year-old dog walker near Thetford have set up two dedicated phone numbers for people to report information as their hunt for the killer continues.

A woman had to be cut free from her car by firefighters after it was involved in a collision with a tractor in Ipswich today.

A top detective has urged a teenager who is on the run after a man was shot and killed in Essex to “give himself up”, and advised members of the public not to approach him.

Children under the age of 12 are to be banned from pregnancy scans at Norfolk’s main hospital to allow sonographers to do their job without any “potential distractions”, it has been revealed.

The NHS is now spending almost £18milllion a year on everyday medication for diabetics in Suffolk and north-east Essex, new figures reveal.

Parents and carers of people with an eating disorder are invited to a free information event being held in Ipswich.

The NHS organisations responsible for commissioning health care services in Suffolk have been rated highly in a national assessment, demonstrating a dramatic turn around in performance in the space of a year.

Police officers remain on the scene at woodland near Thetford Forest after a murder investigation was launched following the discovery of a man’s body.

A mobile police station will be set up on Ipswich Cornhill for cyclists to learn more about how they can protect their bikes from thieves.

The new medical director of Ipswich Hospital has pledged to keep patient safety at the forefront while finding innovative ways to care for an aging population with complex health needs.

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