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Saturday, March 18, 2017
England Ambulance Service

A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.

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Parents from Poringland will be hosting a charity ball to raise money for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in honour of their daughter who passed away in 2010.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.

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BBC

The number of people smoking in certain areas of Norfolk is on the rise despite figures showing that the proportion of smokers across Britain is at its lowest on record.

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United Kingdom

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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NHS

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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NHS

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

Six specialist dementia nurses will be recruited across Norfolk after health chiefs agreed a £300,000 deal with a national charity.

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South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group

Health inspectors have lavished praise on a GP surgery in a village outside Norwich after a comprehensive inspection.

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NHS

Norfolk County Council says it has strong procedures in place for investigating allegations of care abuse in people’s homes after figures revealed more than 400 such complaints were registered in the last three years.

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County Council

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Tue, 11:12

Shocking dash-cam footage has emerged of a road rage incident on the A140 in Norfolk where a driver performed a U-turn and then rammed head-on into another car.

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Thu, 13:56

A Greggs store which closed unexpectedly for the second time in a year has closed for a refit, it has been revealed.

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Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

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Thu, 07:00

Its supporters have eagerly been waiting for the curtains to open on what will be a new chapter in a historic arts venue’s future.

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Heritage Lottery Fund
Yesterday, 08:00

Alien Ant Invasion could be the title of a 1950s B-movie. But there is nothing fictional about the army of tiny insects that are on the brink of crossing the border into Norfolk.

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