Emily Townsend Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Chief reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @emilyltownsend Senior reporter ‘Friendly and outgoing’ father was fatally injured in collision with tractor, inquest hears Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. Family ‘sick to stomach’ as NHS calls TV report of son’s death a ‘malarkey’ Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Emily Townsend 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”. Hospital must ‘unequivocally apologise’ after confidential records found – watchdog Friday, March 6, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. Investigation launched after dog walker finds patient records Thursday, March 5, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. Boy left severely brain damaged after failure to treat mum’s blood condition Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. Gallery Meet the two Suffolk men, 77 and 78, who have run every London Marathon Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Emily Townsend and Jake Foxford 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. Video Third family raises fears about hospital care after ‘wonderful’ grandmother’s death Thursday, January 30, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. ‘NHS ran up £100k legal bill after my daughter’s death’ Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Emily Townsend and Tom Bristow The father of a teenager has hit out an NHS trust for trying to defend its reputation rather than improving care after her death. Lorry breaks down on A140 blocking one lane Friday, January 24, 2020 Emily Townsend There are delays on the A140 this afternoon after a lorry broke down. Can you help police find this missing 47-year-old? Friday, January 17, 2020 Emily Townsend 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. Video ‘Groundhog Day’ – MP criticises mental health service limbo as trust kept in special measures Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Emily Townsend and Clarissa Place 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. Video ‘Still more work to do’ – health secretary speaks over ‘special measures’ NHS trust in back yard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Emily Townsend Health secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to support Norfolk and Suffolk’s struggling mental health trust and bring it out of special measures. Emergency road closure in place near bird flu site Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Emily Townsend Highways officers have closed a road to help with an investigation into confirmed cases of bird flu at a Suffolk farm. Updated Everything we know about the Suffolk bird flu outbreak Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Emily Townsend A one-kilometre restriction zone is in place around a farm in Athelington, mid Suffolk, after a strain of bird flu was detected. Motorcyclist injured in serious collision Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Emily Townsend A busy road in Lowestoft was closed earlier today due to a serious collision. Updated London Bridge terror victim Jack Merritt had been working at Suffolk jail Sunday, December 1, 2019 Emily Townsend 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. Special Report One year on from mental health trust’s damning review – what’s changed? Thursday, November 28, 2019 Emily Townsend Today marks a year since the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) was rated ‘inadequate’ for the third time in a row. Revealed: People waiting more than a DAY for emergency mental health treatment Saturday, November 23, 2019 Emily Townsend 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. Under-fire mental health trust’s medical director steps down Friday, November 22, 2019 Emily Townsend The medical director at the region’s mental health trust is stepping down from his position. Suffolk-based psychiatrist suspended over sexual misconduct Thursday, November 7, 2019 Emily Townsend A psychiatrist working at the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been suspended after a tribunal found his behaviour amounted to misconduct. Search intensifies for missing 46-year-old Jonathan Swart Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend The search for a 46-year-old man who went missing from his home in Wangford, Suffolk, has intensified.