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Dramatic cuts have enabled health services in Suffolk and north-east Essex to slice their deficit by even more than planned – but there’s still a long way to go to break even.

Critically ill patients in Suffolk are waiting too long for an ambulance despite new measures being introduced to tackle delays, figures reveal.

The MP for South Suffolk has defended the government’s policy on austerity following the release of a damning report on the state of the NHS.

Staff at a west Suffolk GP surgery are celebrating after receiving a ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Gina Long lauds those who have been putting in time and effort to help others, starting with the London Marathon runners

West Suffolk Hospital’s MyWiSH charity - which has raised millions of pounds towards improving patient care - has been picked as regional champions in a prestigious competition celebrating the NHS’s 70th birthday.

A man has been charged with racially abusing a medic on board an ambulance in Suffolk.

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

More than £100 million in cuts were made to health services in Suffolk and north-east Essex last year, it has been revealed.

A driver is reported to have been injured in a crash on a busy approach road into Ipswich.

A care service manager has been banned from owning another dog for three years, after one of his collies died as a result of being kept in a horsebox in 29C heat.

All children and staff at a primary school near Halesworth are to be offered free vaccinations against a deadly strain of meningitis following a cluster of cases over the past six months.

Chiefs at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals are having to reapply for their jobs ahead of the merger of the trusts, it has emerged.

A Suffolk nurse’s proposals to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by the national union.

A number of students from East Anglia have drawn on their creativity as part of a project to promote good mental health.

Star Wars characters will be out in force at the Arc Shopping Centre, in Bury St Edmunds, at the weekend, to help raise funds for the My WiSH Charity’s Every Heart Matters appeal.

An Ipswich nurse said a “really good discussion” took place today at an international conference about whether NHS staff should wear body cameras to improve safety.

People from across the region are being invited to learn more about men’s mental health at a free conference to be held in Ipswich this summer.

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited for the region’s ambulance service as part of a multi-million pound boost to help it cope with rapidly rising demand.

The boss of Colchester Hospital has paid tribute to the dedication of his staff as new figures show the trust has hit the national A&E waiting time target for the second consecutive month – bucking national trends.

Paintings made by members of the Bury St Edmunds Arts Society are to go on display outside the town’s Guildhall as part of the My WiSH Charity’s First World War Trail.

The number of nursing posts going unfilled in the East of England has increased by 20% over two years, latest figures reveal.

It was a fantastic night to remember for those who attended a fundraising ball in Newmarket.

The creation of a dedicated mental health helpline for young people and their families in Suffolk has been hailed a “tremendous step forward”.

New and expectant mothers in Suffolk who are suffering with mental health issues are set to benefit from a major expansion in specialist services.

NHS England have confirmed that new and expectant mums across the county will be given greater access to mental health care by next April.

An Ipswich nurse is leading a debate over whether NHS staff should wear body cameras to protect them from abuse.

Two people believed to be in their 70s have been taken to hospital following a crash near Beccles this afternoon.

Ambulance chiefs have renewed calls for tougher action against those who carry out “despicable” attacks on NHS workers - after two incidents in Essex over the bank holiday weekend.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the huge role of nutrition in health and performance – and considers a move to veganism!

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