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Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region's mental health trust have failed to win support.

Senior officers across Suffolk's ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Parents have reacted angrily after it emerged a special needs forum praised for its "powerful and influential voice" has been refused access to a crisis meeting with government leaders.

Calls have been made for Norfolk and Suffolk's under-fire mental health trust to be split up, so it can provide a better focus for each county.

A Suffolk GP surgery with thousands of patients on its register is now in special measures after health inspectors raised concerns about safety and leadership.

A hospital in Bury St Edmunds has earned the highest rating of patient safety and experience for people undergoing endoscopy procedures from a national accrediting body.

Health and education leaders at national level are to meet to decide how to turn round Suffolk's failing special needs education service, it has been revealed.

A new mental health response team which aims to support high-risk patients in Ipswich and Bury St Edmundsk is to be launched in Suffolk after funding was agreed.

Suffolk County Council's cabinet has backed a new vision for mental health provision in Suffolk - with a detailed plan for how new measures will be implemented due later this year.

A new service specialising in the management of infection control has been launched in Ipswich.

The troubled mental health trust in Suffolk and Norfolk could be split into three, we can reveal.

A former housing association chief executive is "looking forward" to his next challenge - after joining the board of directors at the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Two mental health facilities remain in special measures after a watchdog rated aspects of safety and leadership as 'inadequate'.

A health watchdog has said it is now satisfied with the county's children's services, following concerns over governance in 2017.

A new guide to help teenagers with special educational needs progress into adulthood has been published as part of a major revamp of SEND provision in Suffolk.

Experts behind a radical new mental health plan in Suffolk have said a widespread culture change is needed, and urged all health bosses to get behind the proposals.

Suffolk's NHS bosses have spelled out their vision for a major shake-up of mental health services ahead of a meeting of experts.

Transparency, openness and trust were the key ingredients to a care home transformation as inspectors upgraded its rating from inadequate to good.

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

A care home which delivers an "exceptional" service has been praised by inspectors.

Suffolk's special education needs provision has come under fire in recent weeks as the extent of pressures were revealed. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble caught up with the county's SEND chief to find out why 2019 will change that

A Suffolk care home group launched just a few years ago as a farm diversification has achieved a remarkable industry accolade, with three of its five homes now rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The "exceptionally kind and caring" staff at a nursing home near Bury St Edmunds were hailed as inspectors awarded an 'outstanding' overall rating.

A care home in Hoxne has retained a rating of 'good' from the Care Quality Commission.

Young people waiting 19 times longer for mental health appointments in parts of Suffolk, figures show.

The manager of a care home near Bury St Edmunds has expressed his delight at retaining a 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

A substance misuse service for people across Suffolk has been rated 'good' by health inspectors.

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

A care agency which supports people with dementia and mental health conditions has been rated inadequate and placed in special measures by regulators.

MPs have urged caution amid calls for the government to seize control of the region's failing mental health trust.

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