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The region’s ambulance service has more than doubled its spend on private ambulances in just one year, new figures reveal.

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A carers’ organisation has suggested family carers in Norfolk need to keep up-to-date with technology to make caring easier.

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Norfolk County Council

The region’s mental health trust has topped the list for the number of referrals to treat children and young people it turns away.

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NHS

The family of a little boy born with a congenital heart defect have released a heartwarming video of his difficult start in life to raise awareness of the condition.

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Social care experts in Norfolk have warned of the additional challenges faced by family carers as the weather gets colder and the days get shorter.

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Whether looking at our own futures, or those of loved ones, adult social care is a sector which will come into everyone’s life at some point.

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Care Quality Commission

Oak Manor care home in Dereham held a free event to raise awareness of dementia in the community.

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A lack of integration, a £60m shortfall, and staff shortages have all contributed to a vision to move specialist care out of hospitals in two areas of Norfolk.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Bed blocking at two of the region’s hospitals has risen in the latest figures released by NHS England.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Stub it out on the touchline.

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NHS

Age UK Norfolk celebrated its 70th anniversary at the charity’s annual general meeting, with a focus on the issue of loneliness.

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A renamed category in awards which recognise high quality social care in Norfolk will be dedicated to a former director of adult social services.

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The region’s ambulance service is at the forefront of sepsis research and action ahead of World Sepsis Day tomorrow, September 13.

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An ambulance was called to Lady Anne Drive in Holkham after a member of the public was injured on Holkham beach.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Worries over treatment for Norfolk sufferers of multiple sclerosis (MS) have prompted a charity to launch an investigative survey.

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NHS

The youth voice has been given a boost at the region’s mental health trust as a former social worker takes up a new role.

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Children with emerging mental health issues are to receive earlier support, thanks to a new service launching in Norfolk.

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Norfolk

Women who are struggling to conceive face extra heartache after a decision to scrap NHS funding for IVF treatment in the county where it was pioneered.

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NHS

The efforts of thousands of ‘hidden’ carers who are supporting someone close to them who has dementia, will again be highlighted as part of National Dementia Carers’ Day (Sunday 10 September 2017).

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United Kingdom

A father who set up a crowd-funding page to replace his son’s life-saving nebuliser has reached his target in just eight hours but will carry on fundraising for a charity which supported them.

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Dereham

It was 20 years ago a leading health researcher made a gloomy prophecy about the future of Norfolk’s busiest hospital.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

It is the biggest shake up of healthcare in a generation - but how many people are aware of exactly what the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for Norfolk and Waveney is?

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New figures show more than 150 people in our region have died on the waiting list for an organ transplant over the past 10 years.

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NHS

Nearly half of people diagnosed with cancer in the east of England were not fully told about the potential long-term side effects of their treatment, it has been revealed.

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NHS

It is a service that drove the equivalent of 240 times around the world last year.

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Health correspondent Geraldine Scott spent 14 hours with one of the east of England’s ambulance crews. In part two, she explores how crews can deal with traumatic incidents.

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Norwich

Every day our region’s skilled ambulance crews work under growing pressure. In a two-part special, health correspondent Geraldine Scott 
joined one crew to find out what a shift 
looks like for these lifesavers.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A group which supports carers in Norfolk has called for more councils and organisations to consider a category for unpaid carers when putting together local community award schemes.

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A man in his 60s was injured during an attempted robbery in Dereham.

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