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Friday, December 8, 2017

A Suffolk mental health charity is set to sign a national pledge which will encourage employers to rethink public attitudes toward mental health in the workplace.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Teenage mothers are some of the best in society but still unfairly suffer from stigma and abuse, a Suffolk mother-of-eight has said.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A Suffolk charity is launching a competition inviting teenagers to write about mental health in memory of a well-known trustee and radio pioneer.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Volunteers at St John Ambulance have raised more than £1,300 for a new defibrillator at their headquarters in Ipswich.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

NHS bosses in Ipswich are struggling to convince their own staff to have a flu jab – we asked people in Ipswich what they thought of the issue.

Monday, December 4, 2017

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.

Monday, December 4, 2017

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

Monday, December 4, 2017

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

Saturday, December 2, 2017

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.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

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.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

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

Friday, December 1, 2017

Ipswich Hospital suffered a power cut yesterday after a “large fault” in the area.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017

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.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A Suffolk family whose young son has been through treatment for a rare cancer are helping to launch a national awards scheme that recognises the courage of children with the disease.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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

Monday, November 27, 2017

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.

Monday, November 27, 2017

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.

Monday, November 27, 2017

More than 200 investigations into alleged care home abuse in Suffolk have resulted in just two charges despite a new neglect law, it can be revealed.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Urgent action is being taken to recruit and retain clinicians within GP surgeries in Ipswich and east Suffolk as NHS bosses warn of an impending workforce crisis.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Promising young footballers from Ipswich are hoping to illuminate the Waterfront with their bright orange charity tops during next month’s Christmas lantern walk.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Campaigners shocked by the news that there are no publicly accessible defibrillators in Ipswich town centre once shops shut are taking matters into their own hands.

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