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Work to build a £7million state-of-the-art specialist centre for cardiac and radiology procedures will soon be under way at Colchester Hospital.

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An Ipswich man has praised Suffolk's police and mental health services following a life-saving rescue.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

A mother from Bury St Edmunds whose son caught scarlet fever is backing a call for parents to be on the look out for the condition after an outbreak of 14 cases in Suffolk and Essex in just one week.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

A Suffolk mum, whose son's legs had to be amputated after he contracted sepsis, has called for more awareness around the condition.

Friday, December 6, 2019

A 'beautiful and courageous' toddler living with an aggressive form of cancer will be spending Christmas in hospital, her family has been told.

Friday, December 6, 2019

A nursing home plunged into special measures after a watchdog spotted signs of abuse has undergone a huge transformation - and is now rated 'good' in all areas.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The NHS has issued a stark warning to Suffolk residents to stay at home if they have Norovirus, as hospitals in the county are forced to close beds due to the bug.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Runners of all abilities are being encouraged to sign up for a 24-hour parkrun challenge in Ipswich's Christchurch Park.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A man whose wife died suddenly says he "couldn't bare the thought of her going completely", as he urges others to consider the benefits of organ donation.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Fiona Hannah, from Ipswich, was so horrified to see "there was nothing to help" her son when his mental illness spiralled out of control, she set up her own Teenage Mental Health clinic. Here she tells ANDREW PAPWORTH why there is a "dire need" for better mental healthcare in Suffolk.

Monday, December 2, 2019

A Suffolk woman is speaking out about her battle against one of the deadliest forms of cancer in a bid to highlight the need for research into the disease.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Gareth Williams of Ipswich remains in constant quarantine from the outside world because of a rare condition that means a common cold could be a death sentence.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Nursing shortages in the NHS have hit record levels, union officials are warning - as new figures reveal rising numbers of vacancies in the east.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Two cuddly alpacas were esteemed guests at one Ipswich care home this weekend.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

A Kesgrave care home rated 'inadequate' by inspectors earlier this year remains in special measures after a follow-up visit found further safety breaches.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Staff have criticised ambulance bosses for the withdrawal of a 'welfare bus' which had given workers a chance to 'off load' and receive peer support.

Friday, November 29, 2019

The chief of the region's troubled ambulance service has launched an investigation into concerns raised by staff following the sudden death of three colleagues.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The number of people losing their lives unnecessarily during winter is "still too high", campaigners are warning.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Purple lights are being shone on Ipswich Hospital to help put a spotlight on a disease that many people know so little about.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Today marks a year since the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) was rated 'inadequate' for the third time in a row.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Ambulance staff claim they are being pushed "beyond breaking point" and fear colleagues' health is at risk.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The region's ambulance service will be looking for a new HR chief after confirming its current boss will depart this week.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The region's ambulance service will be looking for a new HR chief after confirming its current boss will depart this week.

Monday, November 25, 2019

A mum-of-two from Felixstowe has had her life turned upside down - after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer aged just 29.

Monday, November 25, 2019

A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Women signing up for exercise classes at gyms in Suffolk are being treated to a futuristic workout led by a virtual instructor.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Ipswich Night Shelter has opened its doors for the winter to accommodate the 'constant flow' of rough sleepers.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Ipswich Borough Council have arranged a special day for blue badge holders to come and enjoy the Christmas lights close up.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Patients in mental health crisis are still waiting more than four hours to be seen in an emergency - with the longest delays going beyond an entire day.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

The mother of a 27-year-old who died of cervical cancer has reiterated the importance of having regular smear tests as figures show too many woman are still missing appointments.

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