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Comedian Griff Rhys Jones has invited an 11-year-old boy receiving care at a Suffolk hospice to visit him and his pet alpacas.

Campaigners have shared their views on the sudden resignation of a mental health trust chief – just days before a new inspection report is due to be published.

17:10

After suffering from a heart attack ten years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

Yesterday, 06:00

A motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer was told he was fit to work by benefits assessors despite his consultant telling him he would never work again.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

The mother of a disabled woman has hailed a new disability-friendly initiative launched at The Sailmakers.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Christmas fair with real reindeer has raised over £1,000 for care home residents.

Friday, November 16, 2018

It is a new concept in dental care and it is being introduced at Suffolk dental surgeries.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Midwives have shared a rare glimpse into the plight of babies born addicted to drugs at our hospitals.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Plans for a new brain injury rehabilitation hub and housing centre in Ipswich have been boosted thanks to some large donations towards the cost of the build.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Gym goers of Ipswich are invited to a free workout with exotic-dancers The Dreamboys to raise money for Children in Need.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Breanne Cook has taken over as manager of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Recovery College, which runs courses on topics such as wellbeing and life after illness to help support patients.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The dedicated cancer ward at Ipswich Hospital has reopened after a touching moment with a dying patient inspired a refurbishment.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Suffolk residents are urged to be vigilant about the dangers of carbon monoxide as a recent survey shows two thirds of households do not have an alarm for the poisonous gas.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Intrepid staff from a Lowestoft-based social enterprise have scaled new heights to raise money for charity.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Police will take no further action following a major investigation into 25 deaths at an Essex mental health trust, it has emerged.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A veterinary surgeon – who has dedicated much of her career to studying neurological disorders in dogs and cats – has been awarded a prestigious fellowship.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Former EADT and Star editor Terry Hunt and his sister Karen Chamberlain have just completed a 61-mile walk along the Suffolk coast to raise money to buy life-saving defibrillators.

Monday, November 12, 2018

The West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) has established a new parent support service.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

As increasing workload is leading to 90% of healthcare professionals in Essex to experience considerable or high pressure.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Strictly Come Dancing-inspired dancers in Ipswich have the chance to learn some steps and meet new people at a social dance in town.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Dog attacks on postal workers in north Essex increased by 58% on the previous year, statistics from Royal Mail have revealed.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Suffolk Libraries is highlighting the impact reading can have on tackling loneliness, dementia and mental health problems, following new research.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

A major attitude shift is needed to alter people’s mindsets about the growing problem of dementia in Suffolk, a leading campaigner has said.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Communities have been urged to do more to help rising numbers of people with dementia ahead of a Suffolk conference on one of the county’s growing health challenges.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

A Suffolk health watchdog has claimed that poor access to mental health services “has not significantly improved” since the region’s mental health trust was first placed in special measures.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Children at a primary school near Haverhill took part in a torchlight sponsored walk on Halloween to raise money for research into brain tumours.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Questions surround the future of an Ipswich landmark which has stood empty for several months.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A Suffolk care home will be transformed into Santa’s grotto as residents celebrate the run-up to the festive season.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Millions of people over the age of 65, more than the entire population of Birmingham along with 15,000 in Suffolk, feel they have nobody to turn to for help and support.

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