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An ambulance chief has defended his service after an independent inquiry revealed ambulance delays were not to blame for the deaths of any patients across East Anglia.

NHS

The chief executive of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals is preparing to embark on a poignant trek in tribute to his “inspirational” wife following her death from breast cancer.

Ipswich Hospital

Dramatic cuts have enabled health services in Suffolk and north-east Essex to slice their deficit by even more than planned – but there’s still a long way to go to break even.

Ipswich Hospital

Critically ill patients in Suffolk are waiting too long for an ambulance despite new measures being introduced to tackle delays, figures reveal.

Therese Coffey

The MP for South Suffolk has defended the government’s policy on austerity following the release of a damning report on the state of the NHS.

Care Quality Commission

A man has been charged with racially abusing a medic on board an ambulance in Suffolk.

NHS

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

David Cameron

More than £100 million in cuts were made to health services in Suffolk and north-east Essex last year, it has been revealed.

NHS

A driver is reported to have been injured in a crash on a busy approach road into Ipswich.

Suffolk police

Chiefs at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals are having to reapply for their jobs ahead of the merger of the trusts, it has emerged.

NHS

A Suffolk nurse’s proposals to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by the national union.

NHS

An Ipswich nurse said a “really good discussion” took place today at an international conference about whether NHS staff should wear body cameras to improve safety.

NHS

People from across the region are being invited to learn more about men’s mental health at a free conference to be held in Ipswich this summer.

NHS

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited for the region’s ambulance service as part of a multi-million pound boost to help it cope with rapidly rising demand.

Sandy Martin

The boss of Colchester Hospital has paid tribute to the dedication of his staff as new figures show the trust has hit the national A&E waiting time target for the second consecutive month – bucking national trends.

Ipswich Hospital

The number of nursing posts going unfilled in the East of England has increased by 20% over two years, latest figures reveal.

Ipswich Hospital

The creation of a dedicated mental health helpline for young people and their families in Suffolk has been hailed a “tremendous step forward”.

Suffolk County Council

New and expectant mothers in Suffolk who are suffering with mental health issues are set to benefit from a major expansion in specialist services.

NHS

NHS England have confirmed that new and expectant mums across the county will be given greater access to mental health care by next April.

NHS

An Ipswich nurse is leading a debate over whether NHS staff should wear body cameras to protect them from abuse.

NHS

Ambulance chiefs have renewed calls for tougher action against those who carry out “despicable” attacks on NHS workers - after two incidents in Essex over the bank holiday weekend.

NHS

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the huge role of nutrition in health and performance – and considers a move to veganism!

Martyn Waghorn

A woman is reported to have suffered injuries after a crash near Ipswich this morning.

Suffolk police

A long-serving Suffolk nurse who has died at the age of 72 has been remembered as a “caring” family man and a “champion” of the NHS.

Suffolk

Ipswich Hospital has launched an investigation into a ‘Never Event’ - where a ball of cotton wool was left inside a patient following a medical procedure.

Ipswich Hospital

Mental health chiefs in Suffolk are stepping up efforts to recruit after staff shortages forced the closure of vital beds.

Ipswich Hospital

The husband of a woman threatened with deportation has said he feels “ashamed of his own country” after Home Office chiefs threw out her VISA application.

NHS

The new boss of the region’s troubled mental health trust has pledged to reopen vital intensive care beds in Suffolk.

Dan Poulter

MPs have heard how the “scandal” of staff shortages is crippling mental health care in Suffolk.

Dan Poulter

Campaigners in Suffolk have reacted with shock after it emerged up to 450,000 women have missed out on a breast cancer screening due to an administrative error.

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