August 21 2014 Latest news:
When you are ill, do you know where to turn? If you sprained your ankle, where would be your first port of call?
Ipswich Hospital’s emergency department is seeing an extra 60 patients a day compared to four years ago, but could we reduce this by Making the Right Call?Find out more
Emergency stroke care in Suffolk is at risk as part of an Anglia-wide review of services.
One of the options put forward as part of a controversial proposal by the NHS Midlands and East Stroke Review is to lose the hyper acute stroke units – considered to be the gold standard of stroke care – to be established at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and Colchester leaving Ipswich and West Suffolk hospital without the facilities.
The Ipswich Star has launched the Save our Stroke Services campaign to rally support and fight for care to remain in Suffolk.Find out more