A Great Dunmow funeral directors has raised a staggering £36,000 to help youngsters receive specialist physiotherapy treatment.
Three children with disabilities will benefit from this year’s annual charity golf day on September 13, held by the family funeral director, Daniel Robinson and Son in Great Dunmow.
Urgent action needs to be taken against childhood obesity, leaders have warned, as new figures show at least 34 people aged under 25 in the East of England have Type 2 diabetes.
A community first responder (CFR) who was on duty when he started having a heart attack has thanked ambulance staff for helping to save his life.
The NHS is now spending almost £18milllion a year on everyday medication for diabetics in Suffolk and north-east Essex, new figures reveal.
The chief executive of Colchester Hospital has apologised for “letting down” patients after it was revealed the trust has been put on a watch list over its long waiting times in A&E.
A Hatfield Broad Oak business is celebrating after being dubbed ‘the one to watch’ at the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.
Health bosses have cancelled plans to merge Chelmsford, Southend and Basildon hospital A&E departments and route all emergency ambulance calls to Basildon.
One third of people living with dementia in Suffolk and north-east Essex have not had a diagnosis, new NHS figures reveal.
NHS-funded in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and specialist fertility services could be reduced or stopped completely in Uttlesford.
A 16-year-old footballer who broke his ankle in two places during a match had to be taken to hospital in a fire engine after he was told it would be a five-hour wait for an ambulance.
Colchester Hospital is launching a new fight against bed blocking, as the trust’s chief executive reveals up to 100 patients are on the books in any one day who are medically fit to go home.
A group of 49 aspiring doctors from schools across Suffolk and Essex got a hands-on look at what it takes to have a career in medicine.
Sport chiefs in Essex want to get 60,000 more people active in the county in a bid to save the NHS some of the £58million it spends locally treating inactive people.
People are still being warned not to attend the A&E department at Colchester Hospital unless its is absolutely essential after yesterday’s cyber attack on the NHS.
A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with serious burns to his upper body following a fire in Thaxted in Essex this morning.
A district councillor has joined calls for a new Stansted pharmacy to be granted an NHS prescription licence, saying it would be “madness” not to allow it.
A motorcyclist who came close to losing his leg as well as his life after he was hit by a car has been reunited with the medical team who battled to save him.
Two Essex NHS Foundation Trusts are to merge in a move which will “ensure the sustainability of mental health services” in the county, according to health chiefs.
A project helping people with mental health problems get back into work in Essex has been given a £1.8million funding boost.