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Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

NHS

More than 1,500 people responded to our survey seeking views about life in Suffolk in 2018 – and these are the results.

NHS

A trained nurse who was appointed to lead Suffolk mental health services has told of her ambitions to deliver quality care.

NHS

More people are giving lifesaving organs after their deaths than ever before, new figures have revealed, with a donor signing up every fortnight in Suffolk.

NHS

As the nation prepares to roar the Three Lions to victory this afternoon, a community in Bury St Edmunds is proudly showing its support for the England team.

NHS

​A specialist nurse who works in Norfolk and Suffolk has been named as the best learning disability nurse in England.

Suffolk

A promised rise in funding will only be enough to keep the newly merged Ipswich and Colchester hospitals standing still, their boss has warned.

Nick Hulme

Suffolk charities have issued an appeal for “people power” to fuel their voluntary workforce helping older people.

Suffolk Community Foundation

More than three in four readers believe the NHS is underfunded, a survey has revealed as the health service today celebrates its 70th birthday.

Theresa May

Harnessing new technologies and building closer ties between health care services will be key in overcoming challenges facing the NHS.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Doctors across Suffolk are “prescribing exercise” as part of a national trial.

NHS

Thousands of pounds have been raised in memory of Ava-May Littleboy, the three-year-old Suffolk girl who died on Sunday after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline.

NHS

The region’s ambulance service has been told it must improve after inspectors found high demand had left staff burnt out and performance targets missed.

Care Quality Commission

Elderly people can find it hard to cope with hot weather. The charity Contact the Elderly is urging people to keep an eye on older neighbours and help them stay safe.

NHS

Slaughterhouse director makes a plea to gas suppliers to put them first in line for CO2, so animal welfare is not compromised.

NHS

A mental health unit in Ipswich has been made safer for patients thanks to a £300,000 refurbishment.

Care Quality Commission

People in Suffolk are being given the chance to have their say on the future of mental health services in the county.

NHS

Two hospitals have officially merged in a momentous move to create the largest NHS trust in East Anglia.

NHS

Health leaders have raised concerns about “fast food hotspots” across Suffolk and Essex.

Suffolk County Council

eCare Medical Eye Services has opened a state-of-the-art ophthalmology clinic in Princes Street, Ipswich, for NHS and private patients.

NHS

Physical attacks reported by frontline ambulance staff in Suffolk have doubled in just three years, it can be revealed.

NHS

Further concerns have been raised about the region’s troubled mental health trust just weeks before a crunch inspection.

Dan Poulter

Health unions are making a last-ditch attempt to slow down the merger of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals.

NHS

The fine, dry weather which our region has been treated to in the past few days is set to continue until at least this weekend.

NHS

Efforts to raise awareness of diabetes and how to prevent it are being redoubled in Suffolk as the number of new diagnoses rises by 5% year on year.

Suffolk County Council

A private company has been awarded a five-year contract to run the NHS 111 helpline and out of hours services in Suffolk and north east Essex.

NHS

Waiting times for patients visiting A&E at Ipswich and West Suffolk hospitals have greatly improved, monthly figures have revealed.

NHS

Dedicated staff at Colchester Hospital have been heralded as new figures show the trust has smashed the national A&E waiting time target for the third month in a row.

West Suffolk Hospital

An Ipswich-based nurse who “goes above and beyond her job title” to support people with learning disabilities has been nominated for a national award.

NHS

Ambulance staff are facing new restrictions on annual leave which many fear will prevent them taking the downtime needed to avoid burnout and provide safe patient care.

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