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A nursing home in a Suffolk village has been found to have breached the health and social care act following an inspection from the Care Quality Commission.
Students from Essex and Suffolk considering a future in medicine got to try their hands at keyhole surgery and anaesthesia during a careers event.
A campaign group has warned fertility treatment may only be available to the wealthy in Essex.
Developers of a £3.5million meditation retreat being built in a Suffolk village are hoping the project will help spread their message of peace through the teaching of ‘collective consciousness’.
Local MP and junior health minister Ben Gummer has formally started work on a new £6m super health centre on the site of the former West Villa hostel in the east of the town.
A man in his 50s had his heart restarted by paramedics after suffering a cardiac arrest while cycling.
A mental health trust which is aiming to make savings of £8.9million spent a record high of £2.4m on temporary staff last month, it has emerged.
New figures have revealed an increase of more than 10,000 referrals into Suffolk and Norfolk’s mental health trust over the last five years.
A Suffolk medical centre which cares for 18,000 patients has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
Hundreds of people found out more about the health and care organisations operating across Suffolk during an awareness-raising day in Ipswich town centre today.
The orthopaedic department at West Suffolk Hospital has been presented with new equipment worth £9,000 to aid the rehabilitation of its patients.
Improvements have been put in place at a seaside nursing home which was found to be “inadequate” by independent inspectors.
A motion put forward by Suffolk nurses for a national body to oppose the use of covert filming in care homes has been overwhelmingly backed.
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.
I do hope you, dear reader, have had a healthier Easter holiday than I have so far.
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.
There is a surprising measure of agreement in the healthcare sector about what direction the NHS needs to take.
In six months’ time a new provider will have to be chosen to take over the community services contract, responsible for all the services in the community from district nurses to cottage hospitals.
The words NHS and crisis seem to be in a long term relationship. Since 1948 the NHS has tackled injustice and poverty while ensuring care was delivered according to need, not ability to pay.
Many hands make light work” is a saying that was coined in the 16th Century and remains valid today. If we are to avert the decline of the NHS into a financial black hole, then decisive action is needed and everyone needs to play their part.
The Government is promising seven day access by 2020 while Labour is promising 8,000 new GPs but it does seem neither aspiration has been thought through beyond the ballot box.
It is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, claiming 10,000 lives a year, but it seems that many men are still not getting tested for prostate cancer.
Once, it was the exclusive preserve of movie stars and millionaires – but today people from all walks of life are considering cosmetic surgery.
Cycling has been never been so popular in Britain.
With more people than ever before looking to pay for treatments outside the NHS, most of the UK’s major private hospital groups are now offering flexible finance options.
Coffee cups will be raised throughout the UK this month as millions of people take part in the Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee
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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.