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West Suffolk Hospital

Nearly 700 operations have been performed by United States Air Force (USAF) surgeons at West Suffolk Hospital since 2016 under a partnership scheme that allows military medics to bolster their experience.

A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a crash on the A14 near Stowmarket yesterday.

A long-time member of a Bury St Edmunds golf club – described as “an inspiration to many” – has died aged 93.

Medical first responder Dr Jeremy Mauger sees the vital importance of CPR every week - and is urging people to learn for free through our new Learn to be a Lifesaver campaign.

A father who released a touching song in memory of his baby daughter has donated money from sales of the record to the neo-natal units at two hospitals.

The winner of the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star’s £1,000 giveaway says she is “overwhelmed” by the prize.

A five-year-old girl suffered a serious allergic reaction which “could have killed her” during a special family holiday.

A popular Chinese takeaway in Bury St Edmunds – which was the first to open in the town – will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

The closure of a much-loved support group in Sudbury has resulted in £1,100 being donated to charity.

A family from Stanningfield near Bury St Edmunds have spoken out about the dangers of kissing newborn babies on the lips after their daughter contracted neonatal herpes and suffered permanent damage.

A Bury St Edmunds woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago shaved her head at the pub where she works to raise money for charity.

A network issue at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge overnight caused some patients to be diverted to other hospitals across the region.

Money raised from a college’s end-of-term Christmas lunch has been donated to the My WiSH Charity which supports West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

A man was taken to hospital after a double decker bus crashed into a railway bridge near Bury St Edmunds.

New mums across Suffolk with post-natal depression and other mental health issues will benefit from targeted support when a specialist service expands its staff numbers.

Bingo sessions held in Great Cornard have helped to raise thousands of pounds for the My WiSH Charity

People came along dressed as their idols from Freddie Mercury to Madonna and Adam Ant to Abba at a special 1980s-themed fundraising disco at Pakenham Village Hall.

A violent robber’s stay in jail looks set to be extended for throwing a kettle of boiling water over a fellow inmate while locked up at a Suffolk prison.

It was a night to remember for customers and regulars at the Bennet Arms, in Rougham.

Organisers are gearing up for a glittering annual fundraising ball on the most romantic day of the year which is aiming to raise money for a hospital charity.

The Christmas decorations are coming down at the Clarke’s house.

The important work of midwives based in west Suffolk has been celebrated at a special event.

Make the right call – that’s the plea to patients needing to use our NHS as winter pressures start to hit.

Some people start the New Year with champagne and resolutions, others bring new life into the world.

The chief executive of West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds paid tribute to hardworking NHS staff after receiving a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

Housing developer David Wilson Homes has spread some festive cheer around West Suffolk Hospital ahead of Christmas day.

Kind-hearted staff and students from West Suffolk College delivered presents to children in the area as part of a special Christmas tree project.

You’ve done it!

Losing a baby during childbirth can be a totally heartbreaking and solitary sad bereavement for couples.

Fundraisers have helped to boost the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal and push it towards its £500,000 target.

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