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The new chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, Robert Morton, has big plans for the future of the trust.
A new permanent chief executive has been appointed to lead the trust running Colchester’s hospitals.
A service supporting diabetes sufferers in north Essex has been commended for its first year success.
A new project has been launched in Suffolk to help visually impaired people take part in sports.
The actions of a former St Nicholas Hospice nurse who dishonestly took a £1,000 donation home have been condemned by the charity’s boss.
Figures released by Public Health England today show that 12% of Suffolk’s population, and 11.8% in Essex, could soon be living with Type 2 diabetes.
The number of teenage pregnancies in Suffolk is at its lowest rate since figures began, according to the latest data released by the Office for National Statistics.
A report from County Hall has recommended ways in which Essex hospitals improve the way they handle complaints.
More than 17,000 canisters of nitrous oxide were seized by police at V Festival in Chelmsford this week.
Around 4,000 folk enthusiasts enjoyed one of the most relaxed festivals of its kind at Glemham Hall over the weekend.
Health chiefs at Colchester General Hospital last night admitted “it feels as if winter started in June” after official figures showed A&E waiting times were well over the national target this summer.
A fundraising campaign to enhance the support offered to patients with dementia at West Suffolk Hospital has now raised a staggering £75,000 in 18 months – three times its original target.
A Bury St Edmunds firm has revealed its relief after raising enough money to save the life of their colleague, who worked on the other side of the world.
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.
I do hope you, dear reader, have had a healthier Easter holiday than I have so far.
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.
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.
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.
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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.