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A £3.8million funding boost has been given to the NHS in Essex and Suffolk for three major projects.

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Regional law firm Birketts has advised the vendors on the sale of a leading ventilation maintenance and ductwork cleaning company.

NHS

An influential writer, music blogger and university lecturer from Felixstowe described as ‘fiercely intelligent and insightful’ took his own life having battled depression, an inquest has heard.

Ipswich Hospital

One third of people living with dementia in Suffolk and north-east Essex have not had a diagnosis, new NHS figures reveal.

NHS

Greater links between Ipswich and Colchester hospitals will provide better value for NHS money and improve care for patients, a new report states.

Care Quality Commission

Strengthened efforts to tackle bed-blocking at Ipswich Hospital have paid off, with the trust freeing up 67 beds in less than five months.

NHS

Volunteers will be recruited to help people in Suffolk living with motor neurone disease (MND) and their carers as part a pledge to ramp up support for those affected by the “devastating” disease.

Tony Goldson

A 16-year-old footballer who broke his ankle in two places during a match had to be taken to hospital in a fire engine after he was told it would be a five-hour wait for an ambulance.

Ipswich Hospital

Colchester Hospital is launching a new fight against bed blocking, as the trust’s chief executive reveals up to 100 patients are on the books in any one day who are medically fit to go home.

NHS

The NHS has announced an overhaul of ambulance response targets, which will see fewer patients classed as life-threatening.

NHS

The hard work and dedication of NHS workers from Suffolk was recognised when the county’s clinical commissioners held their first ever staff awards.

University of Suffolk

Confidential papers will no longer be seen by governors of a region’s mental health trust after a set was leaked to the BBC’s Panorama programme.

NHS

A former Suffolk mental health boss who received a £54,000 payment after resigning rejoined the NHS three months later in a top role at the trust which runs Colchester Hospital.

NHS

An Ipswich grandfather who was infected with deadly diseases during the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS says he is “ecstatic” after learning a public inquiry will finally be held.

Jeremy Corbyn

The government must invest “a little bit more” in key public services, a Suffolk Tory MP has warned putting him at odds with the Prime Minister.

Dan Poulter

Nearly 2,000 people across Suffolk and Essex have had their lives saved by organ donation, latest figures reveal.

NHS

An extra 84,000 people will be aged 65 or over in Suffolk by 2039, rising from 174,000 currently to 258,000, it is forecast.

University of Suffolk

Removing the 1% pay cap on NHS pay could save the organisation money by reducing its reliance on expensive agency staff, former health minister Dr Dan Poulter said.

Dan Poulter

Patients could be put at risk if 10 of Suffolk’s 12 ambulance stations are closed part of service-wide efficiency proposals, an MP has warned.

Therese Coffey

A woman was flown to Colchester hospital from a Suffolk village following an equestrian accident.

Colchester General Hospital

Suffolk software development company two10degrees has been acquired by the Australian-based Nova Group.

Department for Education

The NHS must invest in cyber security before another attack puts patients in danger, a Suffolk MP has said.

Dan Poulter

She is one of Suffolk’s most senior priests, he a former hospital consultant – they were dubbed by friends “the clerical medical” couple.

NHS

The region’s mental health trust has reported it has seen financial growth at the same time as slashing its deficit for the first time in five years.

NHS

The director of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the East of England has called on the Government to value nurses amid a snowballing recruitment crisis, fuelled by anxiety around Brexit, the removal of university bursaries, rising stress levels among workers and low pay.

European Union

An NHS Trust suffered almost 18,000 days of staff absence within the last 12 months due to stress, anxiety and depression, a report has revealed.

NHS

A leisure centre operator criticised for a campaign asking “is your derriere ready for the summer months?” has offered an apology.

NHS

A charity has called for more cash to be injected into mental health services as snapshot figures show too many people in Suffolk are not getting the help they need when battling depression or anxiety.

NHS

A group of 49 aspiring doctors from schools across Suffolk and Essex got a hands-on look at what it takes to have a career in medicine.

NHS

“We must talk about maternal mental health, it could save lives.”

University of Suffolk

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