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Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

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NHS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, October 26, 2018

Plans on how to spend £4.2m to help with health and social care winter pressures in Norfolk - which was dubbed a ‘sticking plaster’ by a leading councillor - have been revealed.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

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Theresa May
Thursday, October 18, 2018

As mydentist in East Harling prepares to close down, people continue to suffer a shortage of places at dentists. Here are some experiences of Diss residents.

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NHS
Thursday, October 18, 2018

A village will be left without dental care at the end of next month, with no nearby practices accepting new patients.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

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NHS
Friday, October 12, 2018

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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NHS
Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The number of prescriptions handed out for antidepressants in Norfolk has soared to nearly 1.7 million in a year.

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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Monday, October 1, 2018

Women in Norfolk are being spared an anxious wait for smear test results, with almost 100pc receiving them within two weeks.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, September 27, 2018

A patient of a dentist who had restrictions put on her practice after allegations of “poor treatment” has spoken out about his experience, as it can be revealed another dentist who raised concerns was sacked.

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Alison Thomas
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

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James Paget University Hospital
Monday, September 24, 2018

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

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Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Clive Lewis
Thursday, September 13, 2018

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

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NHS
Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

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University of East Anglia
Monday, September 10, 2018

Around 40,000 fewer free dental treatments were carried out in Norfolk last year, with industry leaders saying a “hostile environment” is putting off low income patients.

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NHS
Monday, September 10, 2018

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

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Harry
Monday, September 10, 2018

People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.

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NHS
Thursday, September 6, 2018

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

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University of East Anglia
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, September 3, 2018

Five people a year die in Norfolk waiting for a organ transplant, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

A national charity car wash event is coming to Norfolk for the first time next month.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

NHS dentistry in Norfolk is “heading towards the cliff edge” it has been claimed, as figures reveal nearly two thirds of dentists are thinking of leaving the profession.

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NHS
Friday, August 31, 2018

The boss of the region’s ambulance trust will leave the service.

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