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Yesterday, 18:03

Plans for a counselling service and drop in centre to help people with mental health issues in Dereham have moved closer to completion.

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People experiencing a mental health crisis will no longer be held in police cells, Theresa May has announced.

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Teenage pregnancy rates in Norfolk have risen amid a warning from experts that public health cuts could worsen progress.

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The Health Secretary has ordered a review of NHS food after two more patient deaths have been linked to a listeria outbreak.

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The region's ambulance trust plans to appeal a court decision in which staff won a landmark victory over holiday pay.

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A fundraising gala dinner held in memory of north Norfolk teenager Nyall Brown has raised an "astonishing" £14,000 towards the launch of a regional hospitality charity to support those struggling in the industry.

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A brand new centre to support those in Norfolk battling cancer is set to open in Norwich - if £500,000 can be raised for the appeal.

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Only a complete overhaul of children's mental health services would have a shot at stopping long waiting times and youngsters being "bounced between" services.

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The number of sick days firefighters are having to take due to their mental health has more than quadrupled in the space of three years.

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The new boss at the region's failing mental health trust has admitted he hears about the service's disastrous radical redesign "most days" as he set out his plans to turn fortunes around.

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Thousands of men with prostate cancer will be able to avoid the damaging side effects of surgery thanks to a new research scanner that will be installed in Norwich.

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Despite living with a rare and complex genetic condition that necessitates a walking frame, regular injections and daily therapy, 11-year-old Brooke Sprawling is in many ways, a regular, happy girl who loves school.

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Governors at the region's mental health trust have demanded answers over why spending on children in London is more than three times that on those in the east.

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Norfolk health bosses were criticised for "taking the food out of the mouths" of the county's sick in order to help fund a £5m bailout to a struggling system of Midlands health trusts.

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Concerns are growing after large amounts of palm oil were found scattered along our region's coastline.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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People requiring residential care in some areas of Norfolk are only left with services rated as 'inadequate', a report claims.

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People in an area with the longest ambulance waiting times in the country have launched a campaign to tackle concerns over the "geographical disadvantage".

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Some 10,000 more sick notes were written for patients in Norfolk by GPs in 2018 compared to the year before - with the main cause being mental disorders.

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Nurses across Norfolk will came together on Sunday to mark Nurses' Day and celebrate their contribution to people's lives.

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A Norfolk mother given infected blood felt "betrayed" by her doctor after he refused to test her for hepatitis C, an inquiry heard.

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A Norfolk woman has thanked those who turned out for an event to raise money for research into a rare condition which her brother died from.

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Norfolk women are set to join mass protests in London and Manchester amid fears the UK is now in the grip of a pelvic mesh implant crisis.

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Three local mental health charities Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind, Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind and West Norfolk Mind, have officially announced that they have are merging.

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A Norfolk nursing home which was the first in the county to receive an outstanding rating has retained its status after an inspection found that staff went "above and beyond what was expected of them".

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The best places for quality of life in Norfolk have been revealed by a major new study - with North Norfolk topping the table.

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More than a quarter of cancer patients in Norfolk had to wait more than two months for their first treatment as doctors' leaders declared there was a "hidden crisis" in the NHS.

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Thousands of pounds was spent at Norfolk's busiest hospital to tackle a national breast cancer screening scandal which it turned out never existed.

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He was the superhero-mad boy who touched the hearts of many.

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Yesterday, 17:58

Two lorries have collided on the A148 outside Fakenham.

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Yesterday, 15:06

A man who was caught speeding on the A47 at 95mph wrote to magistrates about his hobbies, educational qualifications and his pet beagle.

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Yesterday, 22:58

Award-winning Norfolk brewer, Woodforde's, is launching its 2019 ale trail this week.

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Yesterday, 14:14

Pupils at a north Norfolk school are being encouraged to reach for the sky following the official opening of their new learning bus.

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Yesterday, 11:41

The June full moon is almost upon us, but why is it called the strawberry moon and when will it arrive?

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