New mums in Colchester are to get more support with breastfeeding after the hospital recruited a team of volunteers.Read the full story ›
Stephen Fry has given his backing to a film by Cambridgeshire charity Alzheimer's Research UK aiming to raise awareness of the disease.Read the full story ›
The East of England Ambulance Service recorded more than 250 attacks on staff last year - that's up 10 percent.Read the full story ›
A Cambridgeshire campaigner appears to have won a major victory in her fight over a medical procedure that's left thousands of women in painRead the full story ›
There has been an increase in demand for student paramedic places on a course at the University of Bedfordshire in Luton.Read the full story ›
An undergraduate degree course at the University of Bedfordshire is seeing strong demand.Read the full story ›
Norfolk veterans experiencing mental health problems are now receiving help from man's best friend. A new initiative called 'Paw support which is also known as the Canine Stabilisation Programme pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.
It's to help tackle issues such as isolation and build confidence.
"I am convinced that people suffering with mental health issues can find having a dog helpful and beneficial. This is especially the case with people from a military background, who like routine and are used to working as a team. Pairing them with a do in need will help them both."
Work is progressing well on the new Royal Papworth Hospital transplant unit on the Addenbrooke's site in Cambridge.Read the full story ›
A father from Cambridgeshire whose son killed himself is launching a national campaign to improve mental health care.
18 year old Edward Mallen took his own life at a rail crossing near Meldreth in 2015.
Today his dad Steve will join MPs, NHS trusts and emergency services to launch the Zero Suicide Alliance scheme to try and reduce the national suicide rate.
The new relocated Papworth Hospital is now due to be open in less than a year's time.
There'll be more than 300 beds in the £165 million hospital which is being relocated close to Addenbrooke's Hospital.
The building should be complete by spring next year with the opening in September.