September 17 2014 Latest news:
Members of a retirement fellowship have put their general knowledge to the test as part of a fundraising effort for West Suffolk Hospital’s dementia campaign.
Suffolk health organisations have disputed claims that nearly half the county’s district nursing is carried out by unregistered healthcare assistants amid warnings of a “watering down” of the service’s skill mix.
A new approach to supporting dying people is being implemented across north east Essex this month.
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.
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.
With a funding review for general practice currently being undertaken by NHS England, one GP has raised concerns that many surgeries in Suffolk could become financially unviable, make a significant number of staff redundant, close or see patients wait even longer for an appointment. Here Saxmundham GP Dr John Havard shares his views about the funding review and what it could mean for the county
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.
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.