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Yesterday, 20:02

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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Yesterday, 08:22

Doctors have named her the “miracle baby” after little Elsie Lane was given little chance of survival when she was born 13 weeks prematurely and diagnosed with a rare illness.

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Yesterday, 06:59

More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wed, 08:38

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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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Patient experience and what is done to improve services will be the focus of the latest ‘takeover’ week by the region’s ambulance service.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

A service of thanksgiving will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the contribution of nurses and healthcare staff.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Patients from across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to help the NHS to help them by using healthcare services wisely over the Easter weekend.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

The region’s ambulance service is urging the public to ‘be prepared’ ahead of what they predict to be a very busy Easter bank holiday.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

A charity dance will be held for the third year in memory of a fun-loving friend and brother who was known as being the life and soul of the party.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A&E patients in the region may be triaged quicker next winter after the government announced a £100m scheme in the Budget.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, March 3, 2017

Emergency services were called to an address in Melton Constable in north Norfolk where a sudden death had occurred.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A council has pledged support to communities fighting any possible cuts to healthcare beds in north Norfolk.

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Tom FitzPatrick
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The new regional head of the world’s largest nursing union has sounded a warning over an expected drop in the number of nurses qualifying in the next few years.

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NHS
Sunday, February 26, 2017

The normally mild-mannered politician made the outburst during a Question Time themed event at Paston Sixth Form College in North Walsham.

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Theresa May
Friday, February 24, 2017

The region’s mental health trust was the subject of a special investigations programme on the BBC last month - but what can we learn from its most recent reports?

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds of ambulance staff say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the workplace - but bosses have responded by branding the evidence as inaccurate.

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Norman Lamb
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GPs and people across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to support a campaign aimed at reducing the amount of medicines wasted each year.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The region’s mental health trust is hoping to recruit nearly 80 people to a research project which aims to improve treatment for psychosis patients.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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

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Anoop Dhesi
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Councillors are set to vote today on a 4.8pc council tax rise to provide a £25m injection of extra cash into adult social care in Norfolk.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

“They saved my life” - these were the words of a woman who found help and support with a Norfolk charity, after suffering four miscarriages over the space of 10 years.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Saturday, February 4, 2017

A specialist nursing service is being launched to help patients with epilepsy manage the condition.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

More appointments are being provided by north Norfolk GP surgeries in a bid to reduce pressure on health services this winter.

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