Yesterday, 17:29

There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a lack of care workers, cleaners, and other key staff.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wed, 16:55

People from Cambridgeshire who saved lives through the gift of organ donation have been honoured at a moving award ceremony.

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NHS
Tue, 15:41

A focus group to look at improving bus transportation from Peterborough to rural villages and towns in Cambridgeshire has been set up by council bosses.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Mon, 20:00

A 34-year-old from Wisbech who has been told that IVF treatment will be her only way to have a baby is calling for fertility services to be reinstated on the NHS.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

There will be no shortages, and no stockpiling of drugs in the lead-up to Brexit, the chief officer of the Cambridge & Peterborough NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has said.

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European Union
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The transfer of paediatric services from Cambridgeshire Community Service to North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust will cost £1m - but will provide “cost effective continuity” for patients, a new report says.

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NHS
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Women have been cast aside with a distressing lack of support and treatment options after the door shut for referrals to London’s lifeline mesh removal surgeon Suzy Elneil.

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NHS
Thursday, January 3, 2019

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has re-launched its ‘Don’t Choose to Abuse’ campaign, highlighting the abuse ambulance staff receive after more than 1,000 incidents were reported last year.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Thursday, December 27, 2018

A regional charity has welcomed news that government funding for children’s hospices is set to double.

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NHS
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Ambulance bosses have thanked staff, volunteers and patients for the hard work of frontline teams and using NHS services wisely over the Christmas period.

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NHS
Saturday, December 22, 2018

A proposal to keep free collection points for sharps boxes at selected pharmacies and GP surgeries across Fenland has been agreed by councillors.

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Peter Murphy
Friday, December 14, 2018

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

More than 50,000 patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are waiting at least three weeks to see a GP, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Monday, December 10, 2018

Government funds coming into Cambridgeshire will provide a £100 million children’s hospital on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site in Cambridge and £25 million to expand Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Campaigners are celebrating after a council U-turn which means people can continue dropping used sharps bins at GP surgeries and pharmacies.

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NHS
Friday, November 23, 2018

A man swindled £350,000 out of the NHS by lying about “almost everything” including having cancer and a war record exposed when colleagues discovered he bought medals off the internet, was jailed for five years.

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army
Monday, November 5, 2018

Confusion over what patients should do with sharps bins and used pads is setting in across Fenland after patients in Chatteris and Wisbech were told they can no longer take them to chemists or GP surgeries.

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Virginia Bucknor
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Plans to improve road safety by removing slow-moving vehicles from fastest routes sparked a surge in conversation from our readers.

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NHS
Friday, October 26, 2018

“We knew we would get the medals – we just didn’t know in what order!” begins Wayne Harrod, a former Soham soldier who lost his leg after being hit by an 11-ton tank several years ago.

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army
Thursday, October 25, 2018

A 22 year old who suffered a stroke from a blocked blood vessel to the brain, is raising awareness of how an operation to reduce the risk of further strokes, is no longer funded by the NHS.

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NHS
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

In the wake of Cambridgeshire County Council deciding against supporting a ‘people’s vote’ on the final Brexit deal last week, councillor Susan van de Ven has reflected on why she believes it is something that we should all be backing.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, October 22, 2018

First phase of an £8 million redevelopment of the North Cambs Hospital, Wisbech, is complete and that includes a newly refurbished physiotherapy centre and gym.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, October 22, 2018

A Soham soldier who lost his leg after being hit by an 11-ton tank became a Team GB medal-winner at this year’s Invictus Games

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army
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council has decided against supporting the People’s Vote campaign for the public to have a say on the final Brexit deal.

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European Union
Sunday, October 14, 2018

More than one in four Cambridgeshire children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Women suffering complications following a mesh implant operation are urged to attend a hearing in Cambridge where they can tell their stories to a panel of experts.

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NHS
Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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Cambridge University
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

New guidelines on how to treat women suffering incontinence or prolapse do not go far enough to protect patients, campaigners warn.

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NHS
Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Lobbying by MP Steve Barclay has helped secure £325,000 to continue a keep fit and stay healthy campaign across Fenland.

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Steve Barclay

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