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Ebola nurse William Pooley hints at return to Africa

Ebola nurse William Pooley from Suffolk says he may return to Africa. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The nurse from Suffolk who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the African country where he contracted the deadly virus.

William Pooley, who's from Eyke near Woodbridge, was treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone when he became ill himself. But the 29-year-old has told a national newspaper he's considered travelling back to the region to help fight the outbreak.

In an interview with the Guardian Mr Pooley suggested both the UK and US governments should do more to tackle the epidemic and admitted he has considered travelling back out there.

He said: "It's a global problem and it needs global-level leadership so Obama and Cameron need to show some more leadership on this issue."

The little boy whose life support machine was going to be switched off when he was a baby has now started school

For many parents, their child's first day at school is a momentous occasion but for one boy from Wickford in Essex it's an even more impressive milestone.

Harrison Grahame is now five but when he was only a month old his life support machine was going to be switched off.

At just four weeks old he had group B streptococcus and meningitis. Doctors at Great Ormond Street hospital in London said he would be left severley brain damaged and wouldn't survive treatment and he was placed in an induced coma.

Thankfully, he's made a remarkable recovery.

Click below to watch Harrison's remarkable story as told by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu



East of England Ambulance Service: Complaints drop by almost a third

There's been a drop in the number of complaints to the East of England Ambulance Service. Credit: PA

There's been a drop in the number of complaints to the East of England Ambulance Service.

There were just under 800 complaints in the last twelve months - nearly a third less than the previous year.

The Trust also received more compliments this time out - that figure was up by 16%.

“We have been working hard to improve our service to patients and this is another encouraging sign that things are getting better. As we recruit hundreds of new front-line staff, as well as up skill our existing staff, the service and response to patients will continue to improve.

We welcome comments, and it is pleasing that the number of people thanking us for the service we provided has risen whilst complaints have fallen. This is thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff, who work exceptionally hard often in the most difficult circumstances.”

– Dr Anthony Marsh, CEO, East of England Ambulance Service

Suffolk man who beat Ebola returns home

The Suffolk nurse who contracted Ebola while trying to save the lives of those with the disease is back home.

Britain's first confirmed Ebola patient is now free of the deadly disease. 29-year-old nurse William Pooley from Eyke near Woodbridge was infected while working in Sierra Leone.

Journalists had been called to the hospital this morning for an update on his condition and were instead greeted by the man himself.

Click below to watch our report from Serena Sandhu

Suffolk Ebola patient arrives back home

William Pooley arrives home Credit: ITV Anglia

Ebola patient William Pooley has arrived back home in Suffolk after being released from hospital in London.

William Pooley heads indoors after being released from hospital Credit: ITV Anglia

This afternoon Mr Pooley arrived back in Eyke near Woodbridge, where his parents Robin and Jackie live, to recuperate with friends and family.

He spoke briefly to reporters waiting outside.

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