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A man in his 20s has suffered serious burns to his face and arms after a gas heater exploded in Stonham Aspal this morning.

A van has come off the road on the A12 at Blythburgh in Suffolk closing the road in both directions.

A paramedic from Essex who posted pictures on Instagram of incidents he attended to draw people onto his online jewellery store has been struck off.

Minor injuries centres in north-east Essex have been saved from closure, a move which health bosses hope will relieve pressure on over-stretched A&E and ambulance staff.

A year-long pilot which has seen mental health nurses working in Suffolk doctors’ surgeries to improve care for patients with learning disabilities has been permanently commissioned due to its success.

A 21-year-old man has died following a two car crash in north Essex this afternoon.

A routine operation at West Suffolk Hospital was postponed during the heatwave, after the ventilation system failed.

Patients across Suffolk and north Essex are to benefit from the expansion of a nationwide diabetes prevention programme, NHS chiefs have said.

An estimated 62 people die by suicide in Suffolk every year; a figure health leads want to reduce by 10% over the next five years.

A review of mental health services has concluded that more could have been done to help prevent the death of a 31-year-old woman, an inquest has heard.

Hundreds of patients have been left without the oral surgery clinic at West Suffolk Hospital, after the service was shut down.

A Suffolk man who relies on people giving blood to back up multiple transfusions is supporting an urgent call for more donors.

Public pressure has led to the fire service backtracking on plans to relocate a fire station to the Mildenhall Hub development.

An event is being held in Woodbridge for dementia patients and their families and carers to find out what support is available in the area.

Health bosses in west Suffolk are looking to recruit their first ‘Buurtzorg’ team to test out a Dutch model which involves caring for patients in their homes.

The death toll from a devastating fire in a London block of flats is now 17, and that number is expected to rise as investigators trawl through the wreckage.

A specialist clinic is launching in Suffolk to treat pregnant women and new mothers suffering from mental health problems.

A cyclist has been rushed to hospital after a collision with a car in Ipswich today.

A radiologist who was allowed to continue working at Ipswich Hospital despite being embroiled in a breast cancer scandal has failed to spot signs of the disease in another woman.

James Rawlings, from Ipswich, was just 18 days old when he died at home on May 16 last year. At an inquest which started today, Ipswich Hospital admitted failings relating to a delayed C-section which ultimately led to his tragic death.

Toddlers at an Ipswich nursery are helping an artist paint a giant mural designed to encourage Suffolk children to eat healthily.

Conservative Jo Churchill has been re-elected as the MP for Bury St Edmunds.

In a video interview, Dr Dan Poulter sympathises with Ben Gummer and says a rise in younger voters driven by the University of Suffolk was a big factor behind his Ipswich counterpart sensationally losing his seat.

Fifteen new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were recorded by health care professionals in Suffolk and north-east Essex during the first three months of this year, new figures reveal.

Doctors say a new project in which 11 GP surgeries are working together in Suffolk is bringing huge benefits – including financial savings and improvements to services.

More than 800 people in Colchester took to the streets today to show their support for the NHS in a rally around the town.

The family of a man who died after being struck by lightning at a Suffolk golf club has described him as a “kind and loving gentleman” who “had a joke for everyone”.

Colchester could be one of the closely fought seats in Essex at the general election.

Patients are set to benefit from a £1.5million project to bring new cardiac services to West Suffolk Hospital.

A man held a Stanley knife to a paramedic’s neck and demanded drugs from his vehicle during an incident in Jaywick last night.

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