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A lack of beds and increased demand led to a four-fold increase in the cost of sending people with mental health problems outside of Norfolk and Suffolk in 2014/15.
It may not serve its original purpose, but a village’s newest asset could one day answer the call to save lives.
The parents of baby Evie born prematurely in the Dominican Republic have had confirmation they will get medical costs – and more – reimbursed by their insurance company.
Expectant fathers can now be on hand to comfort their partners during early labour in a move to reduce stress and anxiety for mums-to-be.
Healthcare teams in Suffolk have been joined by a new member of staff – a simulated patient.
The Ipswich Winter Night Shelter has launched a drive for volunteers ahead of opening its doors on December 2.
Work is being stepped up at hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex to deal with “bed blocking” after new figures revealed more than 38,000 “bed days” have been lost because of the issue since 2012.
A worrying increase in the need for mental health treatment in Suffolk was revealed on Saturday. But what is behind this rise?
Former health minister Dan Poulter had accused the Government of imposing excessive working hours and compromising patient safety with its new junior doctor contracts.
It prevents injuries and will make you perform better at everyday tasks as well as more athletic endeavours.
Huge increases in the number of children in Suffolk suffering from mental health problems were today laid bare - amid major concerns about the quality of services youngsters receive.
New facilities at Framlingham’s Mills Meadow care home will be officially opened by one of its residents next Wednesday.
A trial shuttle bus will link Broomfield Hospital to one of Chelmsford’s park and ride sites.
We all have to make difficult financial decisions in our daily lives.
Across north east Essex, there are an estimated 33,920 carers, making up around 11% of the population of our district.
Its very obvious, not least locally, that the NHS is very stretched, says Dr Hasan Chowhan, of the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.
What is the background?
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a speech a couple of weeks ago in which he said that general practice will be one of the government’s top priorities during this parliament.
Ever since the NHS started there has been a fascination about medical science and how it can be relied on to fix more and more health problems.
It is great to learn that the Duchess of Cambridge has had a healthy daughter.
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Matt's job involves monitoring the progress of health care providers in Suffolk and Essex, including Ipswich,
Colchester and West Suffolk hospitals, the ambulance service and mental health trusts.
Matt also raises awareness of health campaigns, lesser-known conditions and health success stories.