Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Tell us your views on the NHS ahead of 70th birthday

PUBLISHED: 07:27 26 June 2018 | UPDATED: 07:33 26 June 2018

We want to hear your views on the NHS Picture: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA WIRE

We want to hear your views on the NHS Picture: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA WIRE

On July 5, 1948, England’s national health service (NHS) was formed under the core of principle of providing free care for all at the point of use.

Seventy years on and the organisation has undergone major transformations and is under more pressure than ever before, but is still one of the most treasures institutions in the country.

To mark the NHS’s big birthday, we want to hear from our readers in Suffolk and north Essex about what the organisation means to you, and how you think it can be improved.

The responses to the survey attached will used as part of our coverage of the milestone next month.

If you have an extra special story to tell about the NHS organisations in Suffolk and north Essex, email our health correspondent before July 2.

Hundreds of US air force staff from RAF Mildenhall and their families are moving to Gloucestershire as the Suffolk base prepares for closure.

Further searches are being carried out today to help find missing Matthew Strasbaugh, 18, from Lakenheath.

A busy road near Ipswich is to be closed in an emergency for the best part of a day so that a lamppost can be replaced.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

A main road into Ipswich has been ranked in the top 10 ‘riskiest roads’ in the east of England by a road safety charity.

Firefighters have saved a historic thatched cottage tonight after a serious fire started in the chimney of the house.

A drug dealing hotspot is to be targeted with increased police patrols after residents said they were scared to go out.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24