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Look out for the early symptoms of cancer as early intervention does make a difference, says sportsman and ex city footballer Darren Eadie

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The number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in Norfolk has risen by 88pc in the last five years.

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public health england

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the ‘demoralising’ pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

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Norfolk

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The number of patients waiting more the four hours to be seen at Norfolk’s A&E departments has hit the highest levels since 2014.

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Norfolk’s alcohol crisis is today deepening, as drink-related deaths have hit a 10-year high in Norwich and almost 60 people a day in Norfolk are being admitted to hospital with conditions linked to booze.

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Norfolk County Council

NHS bosses have admitted there is no “definitive timeline” for when changes will be made to the region’s failing mental health services.

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Clive Lewis

Unregulated workers carrying out cosmetic procedures often do not have the skills or knowledge to stop operations going wrong - with potentially dire consequences, a member of parliament has warned.

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The leadership of a town council has changed hands for the second time in months.

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History enthusiasts have expressed frustration at the copyright status of a large collection of Victorian photographs which they believe should be fully accessible.

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Trains running between Norwich and Diss were running at a reduced speed on all lines today.

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Speed on a section of the A140 is set to be reduced to 30mph as work begins in earnest on a £4.4m roundabout to replace a crossroads that at is a notorious crash blackspot.

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