PERFORMANCE: Norovirus has affected a number of wards at West Suffolk Foundation Trust in January and February, creating a knock on effect on A&E waiting times.

The trust has as additional 25 beds open, however this has not prevented an increase in waits in A&E, board members was told.

Although the trust achieved the 95 per cent standard for a 4 hour wait, the longest waiter was close to 10 hours.