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Emily Townsend

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A retired engineer from Suffolk who died following a collision with a tractor suffered multiple injuries and had to have his leg amputated, an inquest heard.

The mother of a student, who took his own life, said today she felt “sick to her stomach” after an NHS communications manager labelled a media report on her son’s suicide a “malarkey”.

Calls are being made for a Suffolk hospital to “unequivocally apologise” to patients after a bundle of confidential records were found by a dog walker some 37 miles away.

West Suffolk Hospital has today launched an investigation after a bundle of confidential patient records were found at a nature reserve by a dog walker.

A child left severely brain damaged following a failure to treat his mother’s blood condition during pregnancy has received a multi-million pound settlement.

Two men from Suffolk are part of a select group of 10 runners who have completed every London Marathon - and are preparing to run their 40th this year.

The daughter of a grandmother-of-two has revealed the toll her untimely death had on the family amid growing criticism of a Suffolk hospital’s handling of patient safety concerns.

The father of a teenager has hit out an NHS trust for trying to defend its reputation rather than improving care after her death.

There are delays on the A140 this afternoon after a lorry broke down.

Police want the public’s help in tracing a 47-year-old man who has been missing from his Suffolk home since the start of January.

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures – despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of ‘inadequate’ to ‘requires improvement’ in a new inspection report.

Health secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to support Norfolk and Suffolk’s struggling mental health trust and bring it out of special measures.

Highways officers have closed a road to help with an investigation into confirmed cases of bird flu at a Suffolk farm.

A one-kilometre restriction zone is in place around a farm in Athelington, mid Suffolk, after a strain of bird flu was detected.

A busy road in Lowestoft was closed earlier today due to a serious collision.

Suffolk lawyers have paid tribute to Jack Merritt, the 25-year-old victim of the London Bridge terror attack, who had worked on a project at one of the county’s prisons.

Today marks a year since the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) was rated ‘inadequate’ for the third time in a row.

Patients in mental health crisis are still waiting more than four hours to be seen in an emergency – with the longest delays going beyond an entire day.

The medical director at the region’s mental health trust is stepping down from his position.

A psychiatrist working at the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been suspended after a tribunal found his behaviour amounted to misconduct.

The search for a 46-year-old man who went missing from his home in Wangford, Suffolk, has intensified.

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