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Mon, 13:43

Recent news about a rat spotted at a Norfolk McDonald's may have you wondering where your local restaurant ranks for food hygiene.

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A North Norfolk Brewery has lanuched a new beer to raise awareness over testicular cancer

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A young woman has pledged to repay the donors who have supported her as she bravely battles cancer.

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A hospital will investigate what happened before the death of a six-month-old girl just days after she was diagnosed with bronchiolitis on Christmas Day.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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A young couple are in the midst of a nightmare after suffering the unexpected death of their beloved infant daughter at the age of six months.

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Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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Thousands of patients regularly attending hospital are set to benefit from the introduction of free parking at Norfolk's hospitals.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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A woman left bedbound with an incurable illness revealed her fight simply to be believed.

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Fakenham

A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

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Sir Norman Lamb is to lead a major London mental health trust.

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Senior doctors have warned that children are "super-spreaders" of flu and have urged parents to get them vaccinated - as new figures reveal than less than a third of the country's infants have had their jab.

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Visitors to a special festive event are being asked to dig deep to help a nine-year-old girl who faces Christmas in isolation, hundreds of miles from home, after being diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time.

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A couple who lost their baby girl at 24 weeks pregnant have revealed an ambitious project to prevent other parents going through the same heartache.

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A continued failure to meet ambulance response times has prompted a Norfolk council to demand action.

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A slimmer's efforts to ditch the pounds has backed up research that shows people with diabetes can lose weight.

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After waiting for years to have their stories heard, victims of the "worst scandal in the history of the NHS" have now finished giving their evidence.

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Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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16:43

A man was snared by paedophile hunters who caught him asking teenage girls to send him sexual images of themselves.

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Plans for new Norfolk homes are put on hold after a town council rejected an alternative proposal on a footpath

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Fakenham

A conservation officer has hit out at the Environment Agency after a nature reserve reopens after flooding

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10:31

A couple were left stunned as they watched a fireball crashing to earth in East Anglia.

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Yesterday, 14:51

Tributes have been paid to a teenager who left his family a lifetime of memories, despite dying aged just 19.

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