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A pilot project to help support youngsters self-harming has been launched in Ipswich, in a bid to tackle the problem as early as possible.

Plans to build a same-day emergency treatment unit at Ipswich Hospital have moved a step forward, after a planning application was submitted – with hopes it will be open by the start of 2021.

Ipswich Hospital has spent £6.5million on a new lab which has become the hub for molecular testing in Suffolk and north Essex – and up to 2,000 people per day will soon be able to be tested.

A second wave of coronavirus is coming this autumn or winter, according to a senior hospital planner – but elective services are this time set to continue.

Frail patients in need of hip or knee replacements who have existing medical conditions will not be denied care under plans to move orthopaedics surgery out of Ipswich, senior hospital chiefs have confirmed.

Care home staff showed their appreciation for Ipswich Hospital nurses by baking a tasty birthday cake to mark the NHS’ 72nd anniversary.

Controversial plans to move hip and knee surgery out of Ipswich Hospital into a brand new facility in Colchester have divided opinion since being announced.

Two orthopaedic surgeons at Ipswich Hospital have slammed proposals to axe hip and knee surgery in the town and move it to Colchester, claiming that it will be “detrimental” to Suffolk patients.

Plans have been lodged by Ipswich’s hospital trust to knock down a foot surgery unit and replace it with a new one.

Plans to move orthopaedic surgery out of Ipswich and into a new facility in Colchester have been recommended for approval, despite nearly two thirds of consultation respondents being against the move.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of having a new baby during lockdown including the physical separation from family and worries over their child’s development.

Children at Copleston High School have made up food boxes from surplus goods in their school’s canteen to help feed hungry Ipswich Hospital workers fighting coronavirus on the frontline.

As thousands of us are stuck at home due to coronavirus, members of our community are providing a valuable lifeline.

A hospital desperately trying to upgrade its out-of-date children’s ward has warned it needs to raise a minimum of more than £200,000 in two years to make the improvements happen.

In his latest column Tom Hunt says he is disappointed by the announcement this week that the intention is for the new orthopaedic centre to be based in Colchester. Elective orthopaedic surgery will be moved out of Ipswich and transferred to a new centre in Colchester.

Meet some of the first babies to be born this decade in Suffolk.

A ward sister from Ipswich Hospital who helped a dying woman get to her husband’s funeral, has been given an award after she was nominated by her team on the Stradbroke Ward.

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