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Suffolk: East Anglian Air Ambulance attends emergencies across county

PUBLISHED: 16:35 09 March 2014 | UPDATED: 16:35 09 March 2014

The East Anglian Air Ambulance

The East Anglian Air Ambulance

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The crew of the East Anglian Air Ambulance has been kept busy in Suffolk this weekend.

Yesterday the helicopter was called to Oulton, near Lowestoft, just before 1.40pm after a young teenage girl had sustained pelvic injuries.

She was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after being treated at the scene. It is currently unknown how she became injured.

The crew was also sent to Tuddenham, near Ipswich, at 12.40pm after a motorcyclist was involved in an accident.

He was assessed and treated before being placed in the care of a land ambulance team.

A man in his fifties, suffered an apparent heart attack, in Bramford, near Ipswich, yesterday.

Dr Pam Chrispin and critical care paramedic Andy Downes were flown to the scene by Captain Neil Waller and treated the man before they escorted him to Ipswich Hospital aboard a land ambulance.

The man’s condition is described as serious but stable.

Earlier today Suffolk Fire and Rescue were called to a road crash in Eagle Way, in Martlesham Heath just before 11.45am.

A motorcyclist had collided with a car. A female was treated at the scene.

A top primary school in Martlesham Heath has been given Ofsted’s top rating of ‘outstanding’ in its latest inspection – the first time it achieved the benchmark rating in 50 years.

Women from Suffolk have described how their lives were rocked by “unfair” changes to pension laws.

A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Refugee and asylum seeking women living in Suffolk say getting to grips with the English language is one of the biggest challenges they face.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

A century ago, in December 1917, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, one of the most famous residents of Aldeburgh, died, writes Dr Lucy Harvard.

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

A three-vehicle crash in Kesgrave this afternoon caused a road to be blocked for more than two hours.

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