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Patients at the combined Ipswich and Colchester hospitals will be able to use technology such as mobile phone apps to “self-service” their care plans.

A deal to give NHS workers a 6.5% pay rise over three years is set to be agreed today.

An Essex mental health trust is facing allegations of staff supplying illicit drugs to and engaging in sexual activity with vulnerable patients.

A woman was placed in an induced coma after being thrown from her horse in rural Suffolk.

A van driver has been injured after becoming trapped following a three vehicle crash in Essex.

Rail services in Suffolk and Essex have been restored this morning following days of disruption caused by two major problems on the network.

An Essex MP has hit out at the Russian Embassy after it mocked the Salisbury nerve agent attack with a social media post.

Health services in Suffolk and north Essex are exploring digital measures to help patients access vital services more easily.

A prosecutor who helped bring the Rochdale sex trafficking gang to justice will address police, education, health and legal experts on how to better protect vulnerable people from harm in Suffolk.

A surgeon has warned a “drastic” lack of expertise in glaucoma treatment must be addressed as an Essex hospital’s last remaining specialist prepares to retire.

A new service to help patients manage a little known long-term condition which causes mobility issues will be officially launched in west Suffolk this month.

The boss of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) has received national recognition for his leadership.

The proposed merger between Ipswich and Colchester hospitals has drawn a step closer, with a date set for the final decision.

A hard-hitting video has highlighted the impact late finishes are having on the mental health of frontline staff at the region’s ambulance service.

A scheme encouraging military leavers and veterans to join the ambulance service has received a royal seal of approval.

Colchester Hospital is continuing to go from strength from strength since coming out of special measures, latest NHS figures reveal.

More than 1,000 serious incidents (SIs) were recorded within NHS trusts in Suffolk and north Essex in two years, it has been revealed.

The newly appointed chief executive of the region’s ‘inadequate’ mental health trust has been described as an “inspirational leader”.

The region’s ambulance service received more than 500 calls from just one patient last year - but they were only taken to hospital 20 times.

Shoppers in Newmarket and supporters of the Salvation Army in Bury St Edmunds have helped to boost the funds of the My Wish Charity’s Every Heart Matters Appeal.

The views of NHS staff across the region have been revealed in a major national survey focused on the working environment.

Charities and health authorities across the county have urged men to get tested for prostate cancer, after BBC legend and Suffolk resident Bill Turnbull announced his diagnosis yesterday morning.

A leading doctor in rural Suffolk has praised the commitment and resilience of her staff and the community amid a hazardous cold snap.

An NHS boss has vowed to make better use of Braintree Community Hospital as demand for health services in mid-Essex grows.

Hospital leaders in Suffolk were “overwhelmed” by the community’s response to an appeal for volunteer 4x4 drivers to give staff lifts to work in the snow.

The Beast from the East showed no mercy for one of the region’s most important NHS figures who was forced to abandon his journey to work due to hazardous roads.

Hero NHS staff in Suffolk and north Essex slept at their hospitals in a show of dedication to patients as severe snowstorms shut down travel networks.

Dedicated NHS staff across Suffolk and north Essex are tackling the Beast from the East head-on to keep vital health services running.

The artistic talents of members of a Suffolk art group have been put to great effect to create a montage for a World War One Trail.

An Ipswich woman whose life has been turned upside by a disabling and little-understood illness has told her story to mark Rare Disease Day.

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