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Government orders inquiry into West Suffolk Hospital over whistle-blower controversy

Government orders inquiry into West Suffolk Hospital over whistle-blower controversy

Government orders inquiry into West Suffolk Hospital over whistle-blower controversy

The Department of Health and Social Care commissioned a 'rapid and ​independent review' into how West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust handled the issue.


First phase of £2.4m renovation of Sudbury leisure centre completed

First phase of £2.4m renovation of Sudbury leisure centre completed

First phase of £2.4m renovation of Sudbury leisure centre completed

Users of the Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Station Road have begun making use of the new exercise studio and health and fitness changing room.


Doctor's surgery in Clare to significantly cut opening hours due to shortage of GPs

Doctor's surgery in Clare to significantly cut opening hours due to shortage of GPs

Doctor's surgery in Clare to significantly cut opening hours due to shortage of GPs

Residents have criticised a decision to reduce the opening hours of a doctors’ surgery in Clare from next month.


West Suffolk Hospital investigates issue that may have led to delays in reviewing patients' cases

West Suffolk Hospital investigates issue that may have led to delays in reviewing patients' cases

West Suffolk Hospital investigates issue that may have led to delays in reviewing patients' cases

It follows claims that scans for patients with aneurysms were deleted after 90 days and the hospital email system did not alert doctors to check them.


Long Melford defibrillator campaign installs new machine at parish council office

Long Melford defibrillator campaign installs new machine at parish council office

Long Melford defibrillator campaign installs new machine at parish council office

The device was funded almost entirely through the contributions of residents of Old Court, located near Cordell Road.


Butterfly Appeal aims to transform sick patients' final days at West Suffolk Hospital

Butterfly Appeal aims to transform sick patients' final days at West Suffolk Hospital

Butterfly Appeal aims to transform sick patients' final days at West Suffolk Hospital

A £340,000 appeal, which will see a hospital charity aim to transform the experiences of end-of-life and terminally-ill patients, has been unveiled.


Terminal illness inspires Sudbury couple's wedding fundraiser to aid mobile cancer unit

Terminal illness inspires Sudbury couple's wedding fundraiser to aid mobile cancer unit

Terminal illness inspires Sudbury couple's wedding fundraiser to aid mobile cancer unit

Ben and Lynsey Davies raised a total of £2,330.63 for the benefit of the Hope for Tomorrow charity’s mobile cancer care unit (MCCU) in west Suffolk.


Sudbury campaign believes businesses could make up to 25 more defibrillators available to public

Sudbury campaign believes businesses could make up to 25 more defibrillators available to public

Sudbury campaign believes businesses could make up to 25 more defibrillators available to public

The Help’r Defibrillator Project is encouraging businesses that have a defibrillator on their premises to consider relocating their equipment outside.


Generosity of patients at Sudbury surgery leads to cash boost for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Generosity of patients at Sudbury surgery leads to cash boost for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Generosity of patients at Sudbury surgery leads to cash boost for East Anglian Air Ambulance

The money was raised through collections at the surgery during a series of flu vaccination clinics held this year.


Defibrillator campaign in Long Melford gathers pace after working group funds first new machine

Defibrillator campaign in Long Melford gathers pace after working group funds first new machine

Defibrillator campaign in Long Melford gathers pace after working group funds first new machine

A group of residents in Old Court have raised more than £1,000 to install a defibrillator outside the nearby parish council offices in Cordell Road.


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