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Yesterday, 12:14

Between them, Roger Dunnett, Ian Lower and Ian Knights have lost an incredible 14st.

Yesterday, 12:11

Health bosses have confirmed that £480,000 will be invested in extra mental health beds for children and young people in the region – and say the project will make a “huge difference” to the care provided.

Mon, 22:39

Health leaders have pledged to at least halve the number of people who die in hospital in Suffolk and north-east Essex by 2021.

Mon, 17:47

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

Mon, 07:00

Spending on specialist kit for obese patients increased almost six-fold at Ipswich Hospital over two years, new figures reveal.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The East of England Ambulance Service answered 3,200 calls per day over the winter period, new data shows.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Health bosses in Suffolk and Norfolk have said a change of mindset is needed to question whether hospitals are the best place for patients in order to stop bed blocking.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The deputy headteacher of an Ipswich primary school is running the London Marathon on Sunday – with the aim of his inspiring his pupils to stay fit and active.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A teenage girl who has battled anorexia is supporting an Ipswich Hospital appeal to say thank you for the care she received.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The NHS could recoup £128 million worth of medical equipment if chiefs follow the lead of those in Suffolk, a new report states.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Twelve women have undergone surgery in Suffolk and north Essex to remove vaginal mesh or tape, new figures reveal.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A number of Stowmarket residents are set to dust off their running shoes tomorrow, as a local running club prepares to host the first of its annual summer trail runs for charity.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The region’s mental health trust can be “justly proud” of the support it is offering to patients with learning disabilities and autism.

Monday, April 16, 2018

A private ambulance firm has apologised to a Suffolk family just two weeks after taking over a contract from the NHS, admitting care “fell well below” standards.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Three vulnerable patients were sent to a different part of the country for care following the closure of an Ipswich mental health unit, it has emerged.

Monday, April 16, 2018

A new top role has been created at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust to ensure improvements are being made.

Monday, April 16, 2018

A man from Ipswich is taking on the London Marathon for the Animal Care Trust - after his dog received pioneering heart surgery at a London animal hospital.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Free first aid courses are being offered in Ipswich to show people how to save a baby’s life.

Friday, April 13, 2018

A Suffolk cancer survivor is to undertake a gruelling 10km obstacle course as training for a Land’s End to John O’Groats world record.

Friday, April 13, 2018

One in three people in the East of England are not able to name a single symptom of bowel cancer, new figures reveal.

Friday, April 13, 2018

One A+E department in our region has managed to buck nationwide trends by hitting its target for seeing patients for the first month since records began.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The true depth of the frontline staffing crisis facing the region’s mental health trust has been revealed.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

More than 10 million disposable cups were purchased by three NHS trusts in East Anglia over the last five years.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Two inspiring nurses from Ipswich are gearing up for a challenge after deciding to run the London Marathon together – just days from their 30th birthdays.

Monday, April 9, 2018

More than 200,000 people across Suffolk and north-east Essex are now using the internet to book GP appointments, request prescriptions and view their health records.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

An Ipswich cancer survivor whose traumatic battle with the disease forced him to have part of his bladder removed is launching a star-studded concert for a cause close to his heart.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Ipswich Hospital has confirmed it conducted a review into caring for ‘high profile’ patients shortly after Ed Sheeran’s visit last October.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

An inspirational under-12s football star has donated long locks of hair that took almost two years to grow to a children’s cancer charity.

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