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Sunday, February 4, 2018

The sister of a mentally ill man who died after being tranquillised in hospital has slammed the region’s mental health trust for not addressing problems with the practice sooner.

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Michael Scott
Friday, February 2, 2018

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

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Clive Lewis
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

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Clive Lewis
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A patient is believed to have hanged themselves at a psychiatric ward in Norfolk despite the mental health trust being ordered to remove all points which would make it possible.

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Julie Cave
Monday, January 22, 2018

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

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Michael Scott
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

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Julie Cave
Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

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Henry Bellingham
Monday, October 30, 2017

A supported living service for people with complex learning disabilities across East Anglia has been given top marks by inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Police are investigating reports of ill treatment or neglect of residents at a mid Norfolk care home, which announced its closure on Thursday.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, October 20, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thursday, October 19, 2017

A mid-Norfolk care home has announced its closure ahead of the publication of a damning report into its failing standards of care.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Michael Scott
Sunday, October 15, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, October 13, 2017

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Julie Cave
Friday, October 13, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, October 5, 2017

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott
Friday, September 29, 2017

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

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Michael Scott
Monday, September 18, 2017

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
Saturday, August 26, 2017

A care home has celebrated its 150th anniversary with the creation of a sensory garden for its residents with dementia.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, July 21, 2017

Safety at all of the region’s mental health trust’s inpatient units has been improved after a £1.5m project to remove potential ligature points.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspectors have returned to rate the region’s mental health trust, a year after it was lifted out of special measures.

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Michael Scott
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Relatives concerned about the safety of care homes are being pushed to become unpaid carers, a charity has claimed, as it was revealed the region had more than the national average of unsafe care provision.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, June 15, 2017

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

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Michael Scott
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New life is being breathed into the former Job Centre on Dereham’s High Street as new head office for a healthcare provider, potentially bringing jobs to the town.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Inspectors who visited a care home in Hindolveston, near Fakenham, found that the safety of residents was not being adequately considered and said it was leaving them at risk from burns, scalds and potential intruders.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

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Julie Cave
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A residential nursing home in mid Norfolk has been rated as ‘good’ for it quality of service by the industry’s independent regulator.

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Care Quality Commission

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