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Tom Dog Digital bounds up to offer help to My WiSH Charity for cardiac unit in Bury St Edmunds

Website design business Top Dog Digital of Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, has been supporting West Suffolk Hospital’s camapign to build a new cardiac suite.

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Julie Cave, chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust rated ‘inadequate’

A mental health trust has been rated inadequate after a report found that it had failed to address serious concerns raised in 2014.

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Dr Lucy Grove, paediatrician, who has won a national award for her work with sick children

‘Exceptionally kind and compassionate’ doctor wins award

A Bury St Edmunds-based paediatrician has won a national award for her ‘exceptional care’.

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West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has a number of measures in place to ensure staff wellbeing

West Suffolk Hospital marks World Mental Health Day

Businesses are being urged to make staff wellbeing a priority.

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West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

Staff on hand to offer advice on careers in health and social care

Anyone interested in a career in health and social care can find out more at a stand in the arc shopping centre on Saturday, from 9am-5pm.

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Tony Allen is awarded a medal by Daemmon Reeves, Treatt Group CEO, and Natalie Shaw from NHS Blood and Transplants.

Rare-blooded man, Tony, donates blood for the 100th time

A man with a rare blood type has been awarded a medal after donating blood for the 100th time in Bury St Edmunds.

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The Martins Care Home, The Vinefields, Bury St Edmunds
 care home has received outstanding from the CQC. 
Manager Liz Fleming, staff and residents celebrating. 
Picture: Mark Westley.

Bury St Edmunds care home given top marks by inspectors

A Bury St Edmunds care home is celebrating after being given top marks by government inpectors.

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West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds

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West Suffolk Hospital patient records checked after discharge letter software error

More than 3,700 patients’ records are being checked after new software put the wrong medication details in hospital discharge letters.

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Promoting Dignity and Respect Award winners: Ed Abbott and Marta Zych from Leading Lives, Stowmarket.

Suffolk Care Awards 2017 recognise outstanding carers

Carers who helped a man with learning disabilities get a home of his own have won an award for their work.

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West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

New pain management service could help 4,000 people a year in west Suffolk

Improved access to services and care closer to home could be offered by a new integrated pain management service launching in west Suffolk next year.

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Maisie Goody is shown the Jungle Trail by ACTs interim Chief Executive Shelly Thake

Maisie opens new children’s trail at hospital

When Addenbrooke’s Hospital wanted someone special to open an outdoor activity area for child patients they chose Maisie Goody.

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Brandon Park Nursing Home has gained an 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission.



Picture: Mecha Morton

Celebrations at Brandon nursing home after ‘outstanding’ CQC rating

‘Exceptionally personalised care and support’ has seen a Brandon nursing home rated ‘outstanding’ by a watchdog.

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Davers Court, in Bury St Edmunds, has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission.



Picture: Mecha Morton

Bury St Edmunds care home praised as ‘good’ by watchdog after making improvements

A Bury St Edmunds care home which has gone from ‘strength to strength’ has been praised as ‘good’ by a watchdog.

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Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG chairman Dr Mark Shenton recommends getting a flu jab

Aussie flu fears leads to flu jab warning from Suffolk doctors

Doctors are urging people to get a flu jab as a severer outbreak of flu is expected this winter.

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Police launch witness appeal after man suffers serious injuries to face and hip in Market Weston crash

A man suffered serious injuries to his face and hip after a two car crash in Market Weston on Tuesday evening.

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West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

West Suffolk Hospital apologises after wrong procedure carried out on patient

West Suffolk Hospital has apologised following a ‘never event’ in which the wrong procedure was carried out on a patient.

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Hilltop House tenant Teresa Arnold at a nail painting activity with staff at the service

Bury St Edmunds care service retains ‘good’ CQC rating

A Bury St Edmunds domiciliary care service for people with physical and sensory disabilities has retained its ‘good’ rating from a watchdog.

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Launch of My Wish Charitys Every Heart Matter appeal attended by Newmarket jockey Frankie Dettori  (picture: Andy Abbott)

Bury St Edmunds hospital appeal tops first £100k

An appeal to raise half a million pounds to build a new cardiac centre at West Suffolk Hospital has hit its first milestone within a matter of weeks.

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Bill Banks, a member of the governing body of the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group, will retire at the end of this month.

Founding member of West Suffolk CCG to retire

One of the founding members of the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is to retire at the end of this month.

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