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NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Emergency call handlers and control room staff at the region’s ambulance service are being abused nearly every day by people they are trying to help.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Evidence continues to grow in support of a former Norfolk pilot’s claims about the health risks of contaminated air in passenger planes.

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NHS
Monday, December 4, 2017

The days are getting shorter but there’s plenty of activities going on round the borough if you want to join in. From table tennis or arts and crafts to reading, self-help groups, drumming, getting/keeping fit or volunteering – the choice is yours.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) Hearing Support Service looks after 10,500 Norfolk residents with NHS supplied hearing aids and is encouraging more people to get in touch and use this free service.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A trained GP will take the lead in clinical changes to cancer treatment in the regions, as part of Norfolk and Waveney’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

As more women take on the top jobs in the NHS, health correspondent Geraldine Scott speaks to three in our region to find out if the landscape has changed.

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Julie Cave
Friday, November 24, 2017

The James Paget University Hospital has won three top awards - in the space of just three weeks.

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James Paget University Hospital
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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Julie Cave
Friday, November 17, 2017

A new car will help carry vital blood donations around the region and beyond.

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NHS
Friday, November 17, 2017

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Problems of parking around a surgery in Gorleston are being tackled by a group which is appealing to motorists to act more considerately and to also consider parking elsewhere.

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NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

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NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

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Julie Cave
Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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NHS
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

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NHS
Monday, November 6, 2017

People with learning disabilities who are also lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender could soon have a safe place to meet, talk and get advice and support, thanks to a project being set up by the region’s mental health trust.

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NHS
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
Friday, November 3, 2017

Skin cancer is on the rise, and Dr Deepak Rallan is tackling the problem head on with a screening process which offers a life free of worry from the disease.

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NHS
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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Richard Bacon
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A specialist tuberculosis nurse who went to the aid of the victims of a serious road traffic accident she witnessed has been given an award for delivering exceptional care.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney hoping to see their GP could be offered an appointment away from their normal surgery or with a doctor from another practice.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Healthcare heroes will be recognised when an NHS community trust holds their annual awards evening next week.

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NHS
Monday, October 30, 2017

Patients across Norfolk and Waveney will have their say on plans to transform the region’s health and care systems.

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NHS
Saturday, October 28, 2017

A major chain of pharmacies has announced plans to close up to 190 branches – prompting a Norfolk MP to warn about the health and social risks of losing the “lifeline” service.

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Clive Lewis
Friday, October 27, 2017

Thanks to two who helped me

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