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A farm in Essex is using their animals and practices therapeutically, helping those with dementia and learning disabilities to make a difference in their community.

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Midwives have shared a rare glimpse into the plight of babies born addicted to drugs at our hospitals.

Ipswich Hospital

Suffolk’s emergency services have welcomed the introduction of a law designed to provide better protection for staff.

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Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

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Catch up on our top stories of the week including a Corrie McKeague update and the revealing of the Suffolk academy trusts salaries.

Corrie McKeague

From life saving emergency crews to volunteers running a nightclub for those with learning disabilities, our community heroes gathered for The Stars of Suffolk awards ceremony 2018 at Trinity Park.

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A former Ipswich postman once named the world’s fattest man is accused of shoplifting in the US – and allegedly stashed items such as Star Wars toys in his mobility scooter.

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A Suffolk health watchdog has claimed that poor access to mental health services “has not significantly improved” since the region’s mental health trust was first placed in special measures.

Care Quality Commission

It’s the Stars of Suffolk awards on Thursday – one of the highlights of the year in the county. Take a look at the finalists here.

Terry Hunt

A Suffolk couple have celebrated their landmark blue sapphire wedding anniversary with a card from the Queen.

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A GP practice is to become the first in Suffolk to ‘prescribe’ parkrun to patients who would benefit from a more active lifestyle.

Suffolk County Council

The numbers of people signed off work by GPs in Suffolk and Essex each day has been revealed – as new measures are introduced to ease the workload faced by doctors.

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Pressure will be eased on Ipswich GPs as funding for the introduction of new social prescribing schemes is green lighted.

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A new scheme to help prevent bed blocking in Suffolk is set to get the green light this month.

Ipswich Hospital

Although from today, medicinal cannabis products can now be legally prescribed to some patients in the UK for the first time, one Suffolk mum claims she will still have to commit a crime to get her daughter’s life-changing cannabis medicine.

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Although from today, medicinal cannabis products can now be legally prescribed to some patients in the UK for the first time, one Suffolk mum claims she will still have to commit a crime to get her daughter’s life-changing cannabis medicine.

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Six non-executive directors (NEDs) have been appointed to the board of the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ENSEFT).

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Many mothers giving birth at hospitals in the region are missing out on important skin-to-skin bonding time with their newborns, according to NHS statistics.

West Suffolk Hospital

The family of a Suffolk mother of two who died suddenly after a rare blood disease diagnosis have accepted an award from St John’s ambulance on her behalf - after her organs saved three other lives.

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A cash boost for mental health services will “end the stigma which has forced too many to suffer in silence”, the Chancellor said.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is today presenting his second full autumn budget. Follow here for the main issues to come and comment on what you think about his budget proposals.

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Tory MPs are looking to chancellor Philip Hammond to raise party morale as he delivers what’s expected to be his final budget before the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

Theresa May

A new online tool has been launched for the first time in a bid make the process of living organ donation easier for those who want to save a stranger’s life.

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A free conference will be hosted in Ipswich by the region’s mental health trust next week.

Ipswich Town Football Club

Parents and carers of young people with learning disabilities are being encouraged to ensure they undergo an annual GP health check.

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An MP criticised for taking on a second job as a doctor has said the hospital work he does strengthens rather than hinders his work as a politician.

Dan Poulter

James Marston says Britain has become Dickensian again. And it’s time to stop turning our heads away from this scourge of modern times

European Union

A family-friendly pumpkin patch and maize maze has opened in Suffolk to raise money for good causes.

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Patients have hit out at “scandalous” parking charges at our region’s hospitals after it was revealed they made millions of pounds from their car parks.

Ipswich Hospital

Anyone who has read my columns or seen my tweets over the last two and a half years will be under no doubt that I don’t like the idea of Brexit.

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