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Unprecedented demand on A&Es in Suffolk and north Essex has seen paramedics facing soaring delays handing over patients, figures reveal.

Applications by students to study nursing at the University of Suffolk have dropped by 17% since the Government abolished NHS bursaries, new figures reveal.

A severely disabled teenager from Essex met members of the Royal family as part of a “unique and memorable” experience on board a vintage train.

A survivor of domestic abuse from Ipswich is organising a fundraising effort for a charity that supported her after she was assaulted by a partner when she was pregnant with their child.

An Ipswich man whose mother had the roof of her Dominica home ripped off by Hurricane Maria has set up a charity appeal for the devastated Caribbean island.

An Ipswich man who suffered multiple serious injuries during a car crash has thanked emergency services for potentially saving his life.

A mother-of-two from Ipswich fighting a debilitating condition is fundraising for potentially life-changing surgery in Spain.

News about NHS plans to quiz patients on their sexuality has been met with caution by people in Suffolk, with one campaigner branding the move “intrusive” and “offensive”.

Storm Ophelia is to batter parts of the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph, but the East of England should see sunshine.

A man remains in a critical but stable condition following a collision between a car and a train at a level crossing in Melton yesterday.

Families in need of mental health support in Suffolk are being “pushed to breaking point and beyond” due to failings in the care system, it has been claimed.

NHS staff will be able ask patients whether they are straight, gay, bisexual or other under new Government plans.

Heroic neighbours have told how they rushed to the aid of an Ipswich family whose house caught fire in the early hours of the morning and used buckets of water from a pond to quell the flames.

A motorcyclist has come off his bike at a road leading onto a dual carriageway in Suffolk.

The Learning Disability Action Group was launched in August for patients to share their experiences and suggestions for improvement

Hundreds of walkers will take to the streets of Ipswich today for a 10-mile hike to raise money for charity and show support for those living with dementia.

“Shame on you” – those were the cries from objectors after councillors gave the controversial ‘cheese wedge’ housing proposal in Woodbridge the green light.

West Suffolk Hospital has formed a partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant to boost donor numbers, while Essex County Hospital also backs the campaign

The charity launched its ‘Don’t let death kill life’ campaign this week but some people raised concern about parts of the manifesto as they claimed death can in certain cases be a tragedy

A top Suffolk doctor has praised GPs in the east of the county for continuing to achieve strong quality and safety ratings in the face of “unprecedented demand”.

A school in Suffolk has used this World Mental Health Day to show pupils it is normal to struggle, and help is always on hand when times get tough.

Founders of Inside Out Community explain how the charity’s art workshops help people rebuild their confidence and self-esteem, while organisers behind media project True Thoughts prepare for an exhibition at The Smokehouse called Expressions of Wellbeing

In reaction to the figures obtained by Press Association, an imam at a Braintree Islamic centre, which has been the target of hate crime, says mosques are wrongly considered a ‘hotbed for extremism’, while a director at ISCRE says these crimes are an attack on British values

A Suffolk charity is using this year’s Hospice Care Week to launch a new campaign that aims to change the conversation around death.

A man was arrested in Ipswich this morning on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear.

Police are hunting a man who took a two-year-old girl by the hand and tried to walk off with her in a park in Ipswich.

A teenager who was arrested in connection with a firearms incident in Ipswich has been released under investigation.

A 15-year-old boy has gone missing from a town in Suffolk.

Firefighters carried out a dramatic rescue of a man who collapsed on scaffolding at the top of a five-storey building in Ipswich today.

A campaign is underway to raise money to open a law centre in our county to provide justice to everyone who needs it, regardless of background or wealth.

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