Health and fitness

The RNLI is urging people to take care at the beach this summer. Picture: James Bass

Essex: Girl’s rescue sparks sea safety warning

Coastal rescuers have issued a stern warning to beach-goers this summer after a young girl almost drowned during a hectic weekend of emergency call-outs.

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Stephen Graves, West Suffolk Hospital chief executive, who is leaving after more than four years.

Bury St Edmunds: West Suffolk Hospital improves financial forecast by £1.7million - but chief executive Stephen Graves is on his way out

Cash-strapped West Suffolk Hospital has been given a boost after it formally approved a £1.7million improvement in its end-of-year budget.

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Ambulances outside West Suffolk Hospital

Bury St Edmunds: People urged to stay safe in the sun after last weekend’s hot weather prompts busiest-ever day at West Suffolk Hospital A&E

Health chiefs have issued a warning ahead of another warm weekend after last week’s sunshine left West Suffolk Hospital’s A&E department feeling the heat.

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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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Mr James Armitage, of BMI St Edmunds

BMI St Edmunds: Laser prostate surgery for urinary problems

James Armitage, consultant urological surgeon at BMI St Edmunds Hospital, discusses urinary symptoms in men and the role of laser prostate surgery in their treatment.

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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

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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