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If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

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Thousands of Norfolk residents are proud to have been born and bred in the East of England for generations.

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Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

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Robert Morton

Healthwatch Norfolk, the consumer champion for patients in Norfolk, will hold its annual general meeting on July 24, at the Forum, in Norwich, from 9.30am to 11am.

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Norwich

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

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The cost to the county’s mental health at the hands of cuts elsewhere has been laid bare as it was revealed one in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety.

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Volunteers are being urged to come forward and help combat isolation for veterans.

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One in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety, according to a survey of patients registered with GPs.

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Generous slimmers from Fakenham and Briston have raised £1,740 for charity by donating clothes they have successfully slimmed out of.

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Trading Standards officers in Norfolk have discovered a Norwich retailer was selling apricot kernels containing high levels of cyanide.

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People affected by muscle and joint pain can attend a free NHS event in Dereham to get help and advice about managing their conditions.

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Patients are outraged after learning a staff member at a doctors’ practice had been inappropriately accessing their medical records.

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The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has been shown to help veterans deal with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a Norfolk research study.

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A mother from Norfolk is organising a charity ball to raise vital funds for a local appeal.

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People who have had a stroke or other recent brain injuries will be able to benefit from the experiences of those who have already lived through a similar condition, thanks to a grant from Norfolk Freemasons.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.

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Mental health staff who do not comply with safety checks on tranquillised patients look set for tougher sanctions as bosses said doing the “nice things” was not good enough.

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A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world’s top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.

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A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.

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Care Quality Commission

The number of calls received by the ambulance service in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire over the bank holiday weekend dipped compared to the year before.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

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Norman Lamb

East Of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST) is reminding the public about simple tips to stay safe during the expected mixed weather due this bank holiday weekend.

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An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

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Robert Morton

Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

St John Ambulance is urging people who have saved someone’s life using first aid to come forward with their story for the charity’s prestigious Everyday Heroes Awards.

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A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

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Robert Morton

The region’s mental health trust has hit back at claims from campaigners that plans are afoot to split into two organisations.

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Gary Page

Adults and children with diabetes in Norfolk are being denied a new life-changing technology that could help them safely manage their condition.

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Nearly 300,000 patients across Norfolk and Waveney cannot make a doctor’s appointment at the weekend or outside normal hours, it has been revealed.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

An extraordinary stand-off took place at a Norfolk tip as customers were locked in when a man refused to pay to dump his wood.

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Norfolk Police
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A common seal pup discovered among the rocks at Brancaster beach in north Norfolk is recovering well.

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Hunstanton

An energy firm hoping to build a wind farm off the coast of north Norfolk has been criticised for ignoring concerns before submitting a planning application.

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North Norfolk District Council
Friday, June 15, 2018

The craft brewing boom has prompted a Norfolk maltster to invest £6.7m in its ability to make small batch deliveries of specialist grain.

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Yesterday, 13:45

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

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