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A teenager from Ipswich has made a heartfelt documentary highlighting the plights of dementia sufferers and their families that will be played in hospitals across East Anglia.

NHS

Calls for a Suffolk council to ensure domestic abuse services are appropriately funded have been given unanimous backing.

Suffolk Police

A feast of food and fun along with acres of creativity can be found at the East of England Food, Home & Crafts Fair laid out in and around The Millennium Grandstand, on Newmarket Racecourse at the beginning of April.

NHS

Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region's mental health trust have failed to win support.

Matthew Hicks

A former East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star sports reporter completed his first half-marathon at the weekend less than three years since he was diagnosed with a form of leukaemia.

NHS

What makes a great British film? Something that captures the essence of the British character or sense of humour. Which of these Great British Films have you seen?

NHS

Senior officers across Suffolk's ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Gordon Jones

An Ipswich gym is opening its doors to the public free of charge in order to increase awareness of mental health and raise money for charity.

NHS

A "culture of change" is to be brought about at Suffolk schools as part of a drive to improve the mental wellbeing of children.

Suffolk County Council

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

Suffolk County Council

Controversial plans to abandon the four hour waiting time target at A&E could be detrimental to patients, the boss of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals is warning.

West Suffolk Hospital

The Blanketeers have been out in full force knitting blankets for Ipswich Hospital's most poorly patients.

Ipswich Hospital

There are nearly 350 people working as volunteers at the hospital. Our reporter found out more about what they do there...and why.

Ipswich Hospital

An inquest into the death of a woman who died at a Copdock care home hours after being given the wrong medication has concluded that she died of natural causes.

Suffolk police

Calls have been made for Norfolk and Suffolk's under-fire mental health trust to be split up, so it can provide a better focus for each county.

Care Quality Commission

A task force has been set up to improve support for people who have experienced childhood traumas in a bid to prevent long-term reliance on health services into adulthood.

Tony Goldson

A hospital in Bury St Edmunds has earned the highest rating of patient safety and experience for people undergoing endoscopy procedures from a national accrediting body.

Care Quality Commission

More than £100million in savings have been made by Suffolk's councils in the last four years, it has been revealed, as the extent of funding pressures on the county has been revealed.

Matthew Hicks

Health and education leaders at national level are to meet to decide how to turn round Suffolk's failing special needs education service, it has been revealed.

Care Quality Commission

A new mental health response team which aims to support high-risk patients in Ipswich and Bury St Edmundsk is to be launched in Suffolk after funding was agreed.

Tim Passmore

A key member of prime minister Theresa May's cabinet, health secretary Matt Hancock, is set to be guest speaker at a Suffolk business lunch as Brexit continues to dominate the political agenda.

NHS

A breast cancer survivor is pleading for women to attend their screenings as figures revealed that more than 18,000 women in Suffolk aged 53 to 70 missed their scans as of last year.

NHS

Most of Suffolk's NHS staff are working additional unpaid hours with many feeling the effects of work-based stress, it has been revealed.

NHS

Health experts in Suffolk are encouraging people who take high-strength opioid painkillers to talk to their GP about reducing dosage to cut the risk of serious side effects.

NHS

Suffolk County Council's cabinet has backed a new vision for mental health provision in Suffolk - with a detailed plan for how new measures will be implemented due later this year.

Liberal Democrat

Specsavers have launched an investigation after a Suffolk war veteran was allegedly accused of "invading countries" and "killing innocent people" at the chain's Woodbridge branch.

NHS

Ipswich couple Allie and Paul reveal how a Suffolk County Council initiative has improved their health and set them on the path to weight loss.

Suffolk County Council

Work has begun on site at the former Tooks Bakery land where 60 new homes and a GP 'super-surgery' are to be built.

NHS

Hospital staff are appealing for the return of "vitally important" borrowed medical equipment which is used to manage patients' symptoms or during end of life care.

NHS

This is a big year for elections. There could still be a General Election and/or a second referendum on the UK's future in the EU plus, on May 2, will be going to the polls to elect new councils.

European Union

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