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Essex Police has apologised for a social media post that appeared to support domestic abuse victims staying with their partners.

A talk show presenter, known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new campaign by the region’s ambulance service.

Health chiefs in Suffolk and Essex have welcomed Government plans to make NHS England the first care system that routinely publishes figures on avoidable patient deaths.

A teenage patient at Colchester General Hospital has been gifted a life-saving piece of equipment.

A kind-hearted young patient asked his loved ones to donate money to Ipswich Hospital rather than give him presents for his ninth birthday.

A nine-year-old girl from Ipswich is embracing the season of goodwill by having her hair chopped off for charity.

New legislation to prevent homelessness is not financially viable, council leaders in Suffolk and Essex have warned.

Experts at West Suffolk Hospital fear a global shortage of a widely used antibiotic has fuelled a rise in the number of patients contracting a nasty infection.

A Colchester mother campaigning for fairer treatment of women who bottle feed their babies has featured on a television show to deliver her message to the masses.

Sudbury ambulance station will close in the new year and paramedics will start sharing a base with the town’s firefighters.

Relief teams will be sent to busy A&Es in the region this winter to take patients out of the hands of paramedics so they can get back on the road quicker.

A campaign raising money towards the opening of Suffolk’s first law centre has received a cash boost.

An Ipswich cabby has spoken about why he refused to complete mandatory training on protecting vulnerable passengers, after this newspaper revealed 180 licensed drivers have failed to enrol on the course.

Ipswich Hospital has been recognised as a trailblazer in diabetic foot care.

Bungled diagnoses have resulted in pay outs of £3.5 million from two of the region’s hospitals, it has been revealed.

Police are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to two teenage girls in Essex.

A man has been rushed to hospital after the lorry he was driving collided with the central reservation of a main road in Suffolk.

More than 200 men were tested for prostate cancer during a screening event held at Ipswich Town Football Club.

Council chiefs in Suffolk are desperately searching for families who can give vulnerable children a loving home amid a foster carer recruitment crisis.

A campaign to boost the health of Ipswich shoppers is proving so popular it’s being extended to include a special diabetes screening day.

A determined Ipswich mother who has been fundraising for life-changing surgery in Spain is “completely overwhelmed” after finding a doctor willing to treat her closer to home.

Christmas Day promises to be a bit brighter for people spending it in Ipswich Hospital this winter thanks to an annual campaign.

A major investment promised by the Government to improve schoolchildren’s mental health is too little, too late, Suffolk campaigners have said.

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that took hold of a marquee used as Santa’s grotto at a Suffolk garden centre today.

Just one in eight people arrested for coercive control in Suffolk and Essex since it was made a criminal offence have faced charges, new figures reveal.

A man is alleged to have “hassled” a group of people before going on to rob a victim at knife-point.

Tasty treats were launched at “ecstatic” shoppers in Colchester as part of a quirky tradition that is said to be putting the town on the map.

Officers have hailed two members of their “police family” who were stabbed and seriously injured while on duty in Chelmsford as heroes.

A festive Ferris wheel was once again the top attraction at a Suffolk village’s annual Christmas fair, organisers have said.

Firefighters helped to free two people who were trapped in their vehicle following a crash in Essex today.

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