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Life has been an uphill battle for little Lincoln Griffen since he started having seizures at the age of four months.

Ambulance crews have been held-up caring for patients at hospital emergency departments in Suffolk and Essex for more than five hours at a time.

The eight prize winners of the Colchester Big Choice Grant 2017 were announced yesterday by Colchester Borough Council.

The University of Essex and Suffolk-based digital specialist Orbital Media have teamed up for a project which it is said could save the NHS millions a pounds a year.

The University of Suffolk is continuing to buck the national trend as application numbers soar despite a national downturn.

A new phone-line and extra support groups are to be laid on in Suffolk to help people improve their mental health.

A Victorian hospital building will be retained by developers as they convert the former Sudbury landmark into 12 news flats and houses.

A mother who needed to find a way to explain IVF to her toddler has created a charming picture book, peopled by a family of friendly blobs.

Members of the public are being invited to the meetings of the group which commissions care services in parts of Suffolk.

Five new business advisers have joined New Anglia Growth Hub to cope with increasing demand from firms to use its free business support service.

What started as therapy after a breast cancer diagnosis has become a book offering hope, help, and even a few laughs to people who are in the same position Jane Hoggar, who grew up in Ipswich, found herself three years ago.

Yoga teacher Giles Bryant is hoping to spearhead a new movement designed to bring the health benefits of yoga to everyone. He told Sheena Grant more

Life has been an uphill battle for Lincoln Griffen since he started having seizures at the age of four months.

Ambulance crews responding to life-threatening emergencies like heart attacks and strokes are failing to meet targets in Suffolk and Essex, new figures show.

Health chiefs have vowed they are working to tackle a chronic shortage of GPs in north Essex.

What was once a college maths block and IT suite has been converted into a state-of-the-art doctor’s surgery at The College, Braintree.

A decade after leaders vowed to eradicate street prostitution in Ipswich, new figures have revealed sex working in the town is on the rise.

Three new cases of norovirus have been detected at West Suffolk Hospital – the fourth time a ward at the hospital has had to close this year because of the bug.

The suspension of a Suffolk doctor convicted of fraud and insolvency has been extended after he showed up to a tribunal with no new evidence.

A giant crane has arrived at Colchester General Hospital as part of works to build a new regional diagnostic imaging centre.

A decent night’s sleep is vital for good health but it seems to be something that’s increasingly elusive for many of us.

Would Ipswich and Colchester fare better if they broke away from their respective county councils and joined forces, asks Sir Bob Russell.

The Ancient Greeks sought the Fountain of Eternal Youth; Arthurian legend told of the Holy Grail and a cursed portrait apparently kept Dorian Gray from ageing. For most people, however, growing old is a simple fact of life.

Local nutritionist Juliette Bryanttalks to leading health expert Philip Day, who is visiting the region this week, about how we can achieve ‘Maximum Health’...

Tommy Whitelaw used to travel the world with some of the biggest names in music including U2, Kylie and Elton John before giving it all up to care for him mother Joan Whitelaw when she fell ill with vascular dementia.

A nurse who allegedly tricked his friends and family into believing he was a surgeon is still able to practice – nearly three years after leaving his job.

More voters in Felixstowe expressed regret about voting to leave the European Union than anywhere else in the region.

It’s not my fault, I swear it. I don’t sit around in the morning like the late Mrs Whitehouse, waiting for something to shock me so I can complain about it, writes Martin Newell.

An emergency meeting to help try and save the NHS is being held by the Colchester Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the People’s Assembly in Colchester.

A redundant middle school could help alleviate oversubscribed GPs in Stowmarket, it has been suggested, as the council announce plans to develop the site into housing.

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