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.
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.
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.
Five patients who received new organs in a record-breaking 36 hours of transplant activity at Royal Papworth Hospital were reunited with the surgeons and staff whose efforts gave them a second chance at life.
It was a day when a headline grabbing cleric was put in his place, historic Ely Cathedral flew the LGBT Pride flag, and a city celebrated diversity and the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexuality.