Health and fitness

Ambulances outside West Suffolk Hospital

Bury St Edmunds: People urged to stay safe in the sun after last weekend’s hot weather prompts busiest-ever day at West Suffolk Hospital A&E

Health chiefs have issued a warning ahead of another warm weekend after last week’s sunshine left West Suffolk Hospital’s A&E department feeling the heat.

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Anthony Marsh, CEO of the East of England Ambulance Service.

Suffolk/Essex: Annual ambulance service report shows senior Trust figures received ‘golden goodbyes’ of more than £200,000 last year

The beleaguered East of England Ambulance Service has given two senior managers pay-offs of more than £200,000, the EADT can reveal today.

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East Anglian Ambulance Trust CEO Anthony Marsh. Photo: Steve Adams

Ambulance chief’s luxury hotel stays ‘were the cheapest option’

Ambulance trust officials have defended their chief executive after he was criticised for staying at two luxury hotels on expenses.

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Advice on how to keep children safe in the sun

BMI St Edmunds: Tips to keep your children safe in the sunshine

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.

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Mr James Armitage, of BMI St Edmunds

BMI St Edmunds: Laser prostate surgery for urinary problems

James Armitage, consultant urological surgeon at BMI St Edmunds Hospital, discusses urinary symptoms in men and the role of laser prostate surgery in their treatment.

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EA Health Supplement

Window on the NHS

NHS.

Dr Shane Gordon: The NHS is number one

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.

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A GP’s Diagnosis

Dr John Havard says we should treasure the NHS

Dr John Havard: The NHS is our national treasure - we need to value and protect it

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.

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The A-Team always had a masterplan...

Dr John Havard: Mission Impossible - or is it?

Many seasoned readers will remember the original TV series that went out in the ‘60s and ‘70s when there were only three channels available.

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