Health and fitness

Terry Butcher.

Suffolk/Essex: Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher to give hospital cheque raised by diehard fan from Manningtree

Ipswich Town and England football legend Terry Butcher is set to hand over a cheque to Colchester General Hospital’s neo-natal unit.

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Ipswich is the worst place in the East for unsafe gas appliances or boilers, according to new figures

Ipswich: Town most at risk from gas explosions and fires – call for householders to get boilers inspected

Ipswich is the worst place in the East for householders keeping potentially dangerous gas boilers and appliances in their homes, according to new safety figures.

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Nicola and Andrew Hunter are pictured at Bury Physio.

Bury St Edmunds: Could Nicola Hunter’s business be a way forward for working mums everywhere?

London. Hong Kong. Bury St Edmunds. Nicola Hunter’s journey to Suffolk is a little unusual, but then so is London born Nicola. When obstacles cross her path, she does something about them.

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BMI Healthcare

BMI news

Advice on how to keep children safe in the sun

BMI St Edmunds: Tips to keep your children safe in the sunshine

Holidays in the sun can be a testing time for parents as they have to judge how long to let their children play out in the sun.

Dr Nevianna Tomson is a consultant dermatologist at BMI St Edmunds Hospital and spokesman for the British Association of Dermatologists. Here she provides 10 top tips on how to keep your children safe in the sun.

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EA Health Supplement

Window on the NHS

NHS.

Dr Shane Gordon: The NHS is number one

We all want our health service to be the best it can be. I want it to do the best it can for your family and for mine, whenever we may need it.

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A GP’s Diagnosis

Dr John Havard

Suffolk: How the GP funding review is set to affect your healthcare

With a funding review for general practice currently being undertaken by NHS England, one GP has raised concerns that many surgeries in Suffolk could become financially unviable, make a significant number of staff redundant, close or see patients wait even longer for an appointment. Here Saxmundham GP Dr John Havard shares his views about the funding review and what it could mean for the county

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Suffolk's Chris Walker-Hebborn celebrates winning the Men's 100m Backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Suffolk: Spike in sports participation levels revealed as county stars shine at Commonwealth Games

Suffolk is the only county in the region to have seen a significant increase in the number of people playing sport every week over the last eight years, a survey has revealed.

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Dr John Havard says we should treasure the NHS

Dr John Havard: The NHS is our national treasure - we need to value and protect it

The NHS was born in 1948 with the core principle that good healthcare should be available to all regardless of ability to pay. Apart from some prescription, optical and dental charges, access to the NHS remains free for over 63m UK residents - making it the world’s largest publicly-funded health service.

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The A-Team always had a masterplan...

Dr John Havard: Mission Impossible - or is it?

Many seasoned readers will remember the original TV series that went out in the ‘60s and ‘70s when there were only three channels available.

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