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The region’s ambulance service is still desperately short of its target for responding to the most serious medical emergencies, it’s latest figures have shown.
Hundreds of ladies illuminated the streets of Colchester this weekend — wearing their finest and brightest neon clothes and accessories for St Helena Hospice’s eighth annual Midnight Walk.
An “exciting” new multi-million pound state-of-the-art department will be built at Colchester General Hospital as it becomes a regional centre for medical tests.
New estimates predicting a steep rise in the region’s older population have prompted fears for the future of health services.
Private paramedics have been hired by Colchester General Hospital to free up ambulance crews at busy times.
Services at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals could merge where there is “a clinical case to do so” – but neither hospital will close.
Community projects aimed to improve health, well-being or the environment in Colchester can apply for up to £1,000 in funding.
A care home in Bury St Edmunds where residents were seen squaring up to each other “on a very regular basis” has received a ‘requires improvement’ rating by a health watchdog.
New research reveals that 60% of people caring for someone with cancer in the East of England do not receive any support at all.
The Deben Collective will be calling on Pettaugh phone-box on bank holiday Monday for a pop-up performance announcing this year’s PettaFiesta line-up.
The ambulance service is urging people in Suffolk to take extra care this bank holiday weekend after calls to the service increased by 17% at the same time last year.
A wishing tree to show that older age and dementia are no boundaries for fulfilling wishes was unveiled at Mills Meadow care home in Framlingham to mark Dementia Awareness Week.
The union representing paramedics in our region has released a video about its members’ conditions.
Volunteers are wanted to keep lonely patients company during their stay in hospital.
An eleven-time Paralympic gold medallist has led calls to improve disabled access to physical activity in Suffolk.
Cuts of almost a quarter to bus service funding in Suffolk have been blamed as a major contributor to the “health emergency” of air pollution.
Health chiefs in the region have backed Nick Hulme after the Ipswich Hospital chief executive was appointed to the same position at Colchester Hospital as part of a landmark new partnership.
Twiddle muffs have been handed out to adult wards at Colchester General Hospital, as part of Dementia Awareness Week.
More than 600 deaths across Suffolk and north Essex have been blamed on poor air quality, official figures show, prompting calls for faster action to tackle the deadly issue.
The chief executive of Ipswich Hospital last night insisted patient care will not suffer in Suffolk in the wake of his appointment to the same position at Colchester Hospital.
Coleen Rooney’s done it. So has Alicia Silverstone and Kim Kardashian.
Dilly and Bryan Tuck have tied the knot again, 56 years after they did it the first time. As the couple face all the challenges brought by dementia, Dilly tells Emma Brennan the story behind a very special occasion.
The boss of Ipswich Hospital has been appointed as the new chief executive of Colchester Hospital, it has been announced.
New medical facilities providing better access to GPs in Witham would be one of the first schemes launched if a multi-million pound investment is granted, a district council has announced.
It started out as a bid to refurbish the overstretched cancer ward at Ipswich Hospital in order to give patients the privacy and dignity they deserve.
The region’s paramedics are to vote on possible strike action, UNISON announced this morning.
The gently undulating west Suffolk countryside provided the perfect backdrop for a strenuous charity challenge at the weekend.
Charities and organisations across west Suffolk are reminding people of the services they offer to people with mental health issues.
Just 18 months after the fundraising quest was set in motion, Ipswich Hospital’s new cancer unit today opens its doors for the first time.
If someone suffers a cardiac arrest in a shop, at a busy school fete or in the seat next to you at Portman Road, would you know what to do?
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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.
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