Friday, December 7, 2018

An expansion to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, improved facilities and services at Addenbrooke’s and a new children’s hospital for the East of England are part of a £145 million funding boost.

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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
Monday, October 1, 2018

Beautiful flower arrangements that marked poignant historical events decked the aisle of Tydd St Giles Parish church this weekend.

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army
Monday, October 1, 2018

Four people have been arrested and nine female sex workers are being protected by police as part of a nationwide crackdown on human trafficking and modern slavery.

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NHS
Friday, September 28, 2018

Thousands of women in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are having to contend with the anxiety of long waits for their smear test results.

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NHS
Friday, September 14, 2018

Four letter words peppered the air as uproar erupted at a Fenland Council meeting last night that only ended when a protestor was removed from the council chamber.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A heated debate about introducing a charge for clinical waste disposal in Fenland saw councillors at loggerheads and members of the public ejected from a meeting this afternoon (Thursday).

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Peter Murphy
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A councillor is continuing her fight to stop 8,000 diabetics across Fenland from being charged for disposal of needles.

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Virginia Bucknor
Monday, September 3, 2018

Plans to enforce a charge of £8 a time to dispose of sharps bins for needles and clinical waste in Fenland have been delayed until next year.

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Virginia Bucknor
Monday, September 3, 2018

Thirty five people in Cambridgeshire have died waiting for an organ transplant in the last five years, new figures have revealed.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Cambridge surgeons saved nine lives in six months using livers that, until now, would have been considered unsuitable for transplant.

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Cambridge University
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A motorbike-rider has died after a serious crash on a busy road near the Suffolk border early this morning.

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NHS
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A surgeon has hit out at claims that hernia mesh does not cause life altering pain after a British clinic boasted it had not seen a single problem in 30 years.

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Kath Sansom
Sunday, August 26, 2018

A UK rap artist, who is on a mission to legalise cannabis, was in the Fens over the Bank Holiday where he held an afternoon pop up shop for a meet and greet.

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Theresa May
Friday, August 24, 2018

The longest wait for an ambulance in England has been recorded by the ambulance trust that covers Cambridgeshire, with one patient waiting more than 24 hours for one to arrive.

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NHS

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