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An Ipswich cabby has spoken about why he refused to complete mandatory training on protecting vulnerable passengers, after this newspaper revealed 180 licensed drivers have failed to enrol on the course.

Ipswich Hospital has been recognised as a trailblazer in diabetic foot care.

Bungled diagnoses have resulted in pay outs of £3.5 million from two of the region’s hospitals, it has been revealed.

More than 200 men were tested for prostate cancer during a screening event held at Ipswich Town Football Club.

Council chiefs in Suffolk are desperately searching for families who can give vulnerable children a loving home amid a foster carer recruitment crisis.

A campaign to boost the health of Ipswich shoppers is proving so popular it’s being extended to include a special diabetes screening day.

A determined Ipswich mother who has been fundraising for life-changing surgery in Spain is “completely overwhelmed” after finding a doctor willing to treat her closer to home.

Christmas Day promises to be a bit brighter for people spending it in Ipswich Hospital this winter thanks to an annual campaign.

A major investment promised by the Government to improve schoolchildren’s mental health is too little, too late, Suffolk campaigners have said.

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that took hold of a marquee used as Santa’s grotto at a Suffolk garden centre today.

Just one in eight people arrested for coercive control in Suffolk and Essex since it was made a criminal offence have faced charges, new figures reveal.

A dementia helpline service in Suffolk which is making a “really big difference” to the lives of patients and carers affected by the illness has scooped a national accolade.

Police have issued a warning after 12 canisters of concentrated nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, were stolen from a Suffolk hospital today.

NHS bosses in Ipswich are struggling to convince their own staff to have a flu jab, despite a heightened campaign this year encouraging the public to get vaccinated.

Sexual health services in Suffolk are being scaled back due to county council cuts, it has been revealed.

The sudden closure of a much-loved community cafe in Claydon has rocked customers and left the owner “devastated”.

Uncertainty about the future might be fuelling an increase in staff turnover at Ipswich Hospital, a trust leader has warned.

A former GP who considered taking his own life after retirement has warned bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust to look out for their own wellbeing during this time of intense scrutiny.

Physical abuse and incorrectly labelled blood samples were among a string of more than 50 complaints levelled at Ipswich Hospital in just one month.

A vital assessment unit at Ipswich Hospital has reopened following an £800,000 project to improve its facilities and make it dementia-friendly.

Leading doctors in Suffolk are “appalled” at the state of the region’s mental health trust and have called for a cultural change at the troubled organisation.

An Ipswich woman has spoken of her disgust after an iPad was stolen from her severely disabled sister’s hospital bedside.

The region’s ambulance service has launched a new campaign to reassert its zero tolerance policy on abuse as the number of staff assaulted while on duty continues to rise.

Receptionists at a super-group of GP surgeries in east Suffolk have been trained in ‘care navigation’ in a bid to lighten the load on busy GPs and bring down patient waiting times.

More than 50 people attended a poetry performance fundraiser in Ipswich in aid of a mental health support charity.

An Ipswich bar manager who was assaulted by her former partner when she was 25 weeks pregnant is today backing an international campaign to end male violence against women.

A member of the public helped to break up a fight in Felixstowe which lead to two men being arrested for assault.

It’s going to be a cold and frosty weekend across the region, but weather experts say the chances of seeing snow are slim.

Drivers in south Suffolk are warned to be vigilant as police investigate reports of more than 10 thefts from vehicles in less than two weeks.

The route has been revealed for this year’s much-loved Rudolph Run, where Santa and his happy helpers spread festive cheer around Ipswich.

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