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It is nearly two decades since this brave dad put his own life at risk to save his daughter's - and now the pair are sharing their story to inspire hope in others.

Ambulance bosses say the cost of leasing cars to staff is going down - despite Jaguars, a BMW X5, sport model Audis and Land Rovers being among vehicles driven.

Yesterday, 00:01

A week-long campaign aimed at encouraging Suffolk residents to be more active has been launched today, marking the start of seven days of exciting activities.

Fri, 19:00

Elite female athletes gathered at an annual sports day in Ipswich to talk about health, fitness and wellbeing as well as raise money for two Suffolk charities.

Fri, 16:05

A GP surgery in Haverhill which is currently in special measures has been temporarily closed and will remain shut for the "foreseeable future" due to staff shortages.

Fri, 05:30

The sister of a talented young ski instructor struck down by dementia aged just 31 has shared her harrowing story - as Suffolk braces itself for a huge rise in the number of people living with the condition.

Fri, 05:30

A health watchdog has placed a Suffolk nursing home in special measures after spotting signs of abusive behaviour.

Thu, 11:28

An information event which brought together organisations and charities to highlight services for the elderly has been hailed a success.

Thu, 11:11

The Suffolk parents of a one-year-old girl returned to the neonatal unit that saved her life to thank them with gifts bought from their fundraising.

Thu, 09:35

A woman from Ipswich who finally became a mother following IVF treatment has described the heartbreaking moment she was diagnosed with terminal cancer and her fears for her young son.

Thu, 06:22

A doctors' surgery near Ipswich has warned its patients of shortages in some medications due to the complexities around Brexit and stockpiling.

Wed, 16:30

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter has called on more businesses to sign up to a manifesto to improve the mental health of employees.

Wed, 11:13

The life of an Ipswich boy is set to be transformed after the NHS reached an agreement was reached on life-enhancing drug.

Tue, 13:15

Parents have been warned not to give their babies a type of baby food amid fears rubber may be found in some jars of the product.

Tue, 11:28

The air ambulance has landed in a park in Ipswich after a man suffered a cardiac arrest.

Mon, 19:12

Even as she faced a life-threatening cancer diagnosis aged just four, brave Arabella Scannell told her family: "I don't want you to cry. I don't want us to be down."

Mon, 14:39

An exhibition of artwork by carers aimed at raising awareness of the role they carry out in society has opened in Ipswich.

Mon, 14:12

A shed intended for storing beach wheelchairs was set up in front of a community defibrillator on a town's popular beach.

Mon, 07:30

A clinical psychologist who was one of the first in the country to be appointed full-time to support students at a Suffolk school is urging pupils not to compare themselves with images they see on social media.

Mon, 05:30

A group of volunteers are helping to save lives across the county by delivering vital medical supplies; including breast milk.

Mon, 05:30

Suffolk police receive a phone call relating to mental health every two hours, figures have revealed.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

A brave two-year-old remains full of smiles as he battles against a rare form of cancer.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Nurses do a demanding and vital job - and International Nurses Day', celebrated today, is a chance to say thank you.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

The popular cycling event Women on Wheels (WoW) has opened up registration for its new Kesgrave course.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Concerns have been raised about the long-term health risks associated with growing obesity levels in Suffolk.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Passengers with concessionary bus passes can now travel free on a service connecting Haverhill and surrounding villages to West Suffolk Hospital.

Friday, May 10, 2019

If you have been exposed to asbestos and have since contracted an asbestos related illness it is important that you know your rights to compensation

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The family of a seven-year-old who suffers from a rare condition where his muscles gradually waste away have vowed to carry on fighting for medication which could transform his life.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The former lead guitarist of pop punk heavyweights Blink-182 Tom Delonge has offered his support to a man in Ipswich living with borderline personality disorder.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Mums-to-be can relax now in style while waiting to have their baby following the opening of a new induction of labour suite at Ipswich Hospital

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