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Anoop Dhesi

Former health minister Norman Lamb has criticised plans to remove beds from healthcare units in north Norfolk.

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Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

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NHS

Patients and staff are being taught how to quit smoking at a residential hospital for people with learning disabilities.

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Aylsham

Uncertainty surrounds the future of healthcare units in north Norfolk after health chiefs revealed plans to remove patient beds.

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NHS

Students are offering people the chance to get a full hairdressing treatment in a bid to raise money for their local hospital.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Multi-million pound plans to bring 48 hospital beds to Wells are making good progress and will serve the local community, the man leading the project has confirmed.

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Moves are underway to site a Community Public Access Defibrillator (CPAD) in Sculthorpe, near Fakenham.

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Sculthorpe Parish Council

A 13-year-old girl was the youngest to have an abortion at one of the county’s busiest hospitals last year, we can reveal.

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A health centre in west Norfolk is one of only three in the central region to have been rated as “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

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A health body has won a patient safety award for administering a drug used to control blood clotting. North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (NN CCG) was amongst the winners at the CCG Prescriber awards for its use of warfarin - one of the highest risk medications if incorrectly dosed.

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NHS

A pilot to help patients who have suffered a fall in Norfolk has been launched.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A charity which hands out cash to some of the region’s most vulnerable residents to keep them warm over winter revealed it is currently receiving calls for help every day – the majority from north Norfolk.

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John Archibald

Residents at a north Norfolk care home were treated to a taste of the UK’s biggest festive show, when a 30-strong team of performers from the Thursford Christmas Spectacular stopped off to sing carols and show tunes.

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Salvation Army

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

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Italy

Ambulances answering 999 calls in north Norfolk could take some patients to Cromer Hospital for treatment in future.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Dressed immaculately in an RAF uniform and traditional white wedding dress are Hindringham Primary School’s very own Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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Yesterday, 15:04

A former Norfolk detective who died after completing a half marathon in London has been described as a “highly respected and much loved member of the Force” by devastated colleagues.

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Norfolk Police
Friday, December 17, 2010

Two men were today each jailed for at least 25 years after being found guilty of murdering a Fakenham man.

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Yesterday, 16:30

More than 100 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by police in Norfolk as the drive to rid our county of heroin and cocaine gathers pace.

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Lorne Green
Yesterday, 18:33

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys on Thursday with Storm Doris set to sweep across Norfolk and Suffolk with winds in excess of 70mph in some places.

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Norfolk County Council

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