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.

A teenager from Ipswich has made a heartfelt documentary highlighting the plights of dementia sufferers and their families that will be played in hospitals across East Anglia.

Calls for a Suffolk council to ensure domestic abuse services are appropriately funded have been given unanimous backing.

A feast of food and fun along with acres of creativity can be found at the East of England Food, Home & Crafts Fair laid out in and around The Millennium Grandstand, on Newmarket Racecourse at the beginning of April.

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.

Dedicated staff who go the extra mile to provide mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have been celebrated during an awards ceremony.

A former East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star sports reporter completed his first half-marathon at the weekend less than three years since he was diagnosed with a form of leukaemia.

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

An Ipswich gym is opening its doors to the public free of charge in order to increase awareness of mental health and raise money for charity.

A grieving mother from Essex has spoken of the dangers of breech births following the death of her son.

A "culture of change" is to be brought about at Suffolk schools as part of a drive to improve the mental wellbeing of children.

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

The Suffolk parents of a four-year-old girl with a severe form of epilepsy will march on Westminster to demand access to medicinal cannabis four months after the law was changed to help families.

Controversial plans to abandon the four hour waiting time target at A&E could be detrimental to patients, the boss of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals is warning.

The Blanketeers have been out in full force knitting blankets for Ipswich Hospital's most poorly patients.

There are nearly 350 people working as volunteers at the hospital. Our reporter found out more about what they do there...and why.

An inquest into the death of a woman who died at a Copdock care home hours after being given the wrong medication has concluded that she died of natural causes.

The success of a west Suffolk project that is helping connect people to more than 150 community groups while reducing pressure on the NHS has been celebrated this week.

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 task force has been set up to improve support for people who have experienced childhood traumas in a bid to prevent long-term reliance on health services into adulthood.

Students from a Bury St Edmunds school have gifted a mural they have created to West Suffolk Hospital in their town.

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.

More than £100million in savings have been made by Suffolk's councils in the last four years, it has been revealed, as the extent of funding pressures on the county has been revealed.

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.

A key member of prime minister Theresa May's cabinet, health secretary Matt Hancock, is set to be guest speaker at a Suffolk business lunch as Brexit continues to dominate the political agenda.

A breast cancer survivor is pleading for women to attend their screenings as figures revealed that more than 18,000 women in Suffolk aged 53 to 70 missed their scans as of last year.

An ambulance service boss who banned paramedics from taking extended holidays over winter is currently on a three-week tour of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Most of Suffolk's NHS staff are working additional unpaid hours with many feeling the effects of work-based stress, it has been revealed.

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