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A talk show presenter, known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new campaign by the region’s ambulance service.

Health chiefs in Suffolk and Essex have welcomed Government plans to make NHS England the first care system that routinely publishes figures on avoidable patient deaths.

A new organisation has been set up to accelerate improvements in the involvement of volunteers in the NHS.

Suffolk police have reported an “overwhelmingly positive response” to their 24-hour “Tweetathon”, which was held to give the public a glimpse at the range of calls officers face on a daily basis.

Experts at West Suffolk Hospital fear a global shortage of a widely used antibiotic has fuelled a rise in the number of patients contracting a nasty infection.

Sudbury ambulance station will close in the new year and paramedics will start sharing a base with the town’s firefighters.

Ipswich Hospital are urging people to only use their A&E department if it is a genuine emergency.

A party to celebrate the retirement of a Bury St Edmunds man has helped to boost the funds of the My WiSH Charity’s Every Heart Matters appeal.

A car has collided with a telegraph pole in Ipswich, partially closing a road and leaving the driver injured.

The parents of a six-year-old boy, who died from Meningitis B, are campaigning for a vaccination programme to be rolled out to all children.

Where they survive in our scenery, workhouses have changed to serve modern needs but not lost their reputation for being harsh and feared. Don Black suggests that there’s a more positive view of them.

Theresa May has managed what many thought was the impossible, she has placated the DUP, her cabinet and the European Union.

The deterioration and death of an anorexia sufferer just 10 weeks into her first term at university was tragic and avoidable, a damning report being laid before Parliament today reveals.

Ground has been broken at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds in preparation for the £5.2million cardiac suite which is set to transform heart patient care in the area.

Ipswich Hospital has been recognised as a trailblazer in diabetic foot care.

A trial of extended opening hours at Colchester’s Park and Ride will benefit rail users by ending the “monopoly” of railway station parking.

NHS bosses in Ipswich are struggling to convince their own staff to have a flu jab – we asked people in Ipswich what they thought of the issue.

While most people’s thoughts are turning to Christmas and what to buy for family and friends, organisers of a fundraising ball next year are busy making plans for the event.

A 78-year-old woman was continuing her fight for life in hospital yesterday after being seriously hurt in a freak accident at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds.

A senior Suffolk coroner has written to the region’s mental health trust urging them to do more after a popular Thurlow Nunn engineer took his own life.

A determined Ipswich mother who has been fundraising for life-changing surgery in Spain is “completely overwhelmed” after finding a doctor willing to treat her closer to home.

A major investment promised by the Government to improve schoolchildren’s mental health is too little, too late, Suffolk campaigners have said.

A dementia helpline service in Suffolk which is making a “really big difference” to the lives of patients and carers affected by the illness has scooped a national accolade.

NHS bosses in Ipswich are struggling to convince their own staff to have a flu jab, despite a heightened campaign this year encouraging the public to get vaccinated.

Sexual health services in Suffolk are being scaled back due to county council cuts, it has been revealed.

A Suffolk businessman who survived a heart attack 30 years ago is set to complete a lifetime ambition – a classic car road trip to raise money for two charities.

There’s still time to donate your Winter Fuel Payment to the Surviving Winter campaign.

They are an essential part of the cardiac department at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds.

A former GP who considered taking his own life after retirement has warned bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust to look out for their own wellbeing during this time of intense scrutiny.

First images of a proposed new housing estate at the Essex County Hospital site in Colchester have been revealed.

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