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Yesterday, 21:52

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

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Norman Lamb
Yesterday, 09:30

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, December 9, 2018

A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, December 7, 2018

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A Harleston man has called for a “universal roll out” of a drug which protects people from HIV.

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NHS
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

People living in a south Norfolk village which has been left without a dentist have told how they are now having to travel for miles to receive care, with some missing out altogether.

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NHS
Monday, December 3, 2018

Applications to become a nurse in Norfolk have dropped by a fifth in just a year, new figures show.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, December 3, 2018

Tens of thousands more people in Norfolk are opting to order their prescriptions online than two years ago, according to NHS data.

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NHS
Sunday, December 2, 2018

The people of Harleston turned out in their hundreds to watch Britain’s Got Talent star Ben Langley switch on the Christmas lights on Saturday.

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Ben Langley
Thursday, November 29, 2018

A sepsis survivor has raised £2,000 for the James Paget University Hospital to help continue work to raise awareness of the condition and to say thank you to staff.

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James Paget University Hospital
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

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Clive Lewis
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

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Antek Lejk
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The British Dental Association has called on Health Secretary Matt Hancock to tackle a crisis in access to dental services that is forcing new patients in Norfolk to travel over 60 miles.

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NHS
Friday, November 23, 2018

Specially-designed ambulances giving patients a smoother journey while improving the working environment for crews are to be rolled out across the region.

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NHS
Thursday, November 22, 2018

The rising tide of obesity has pushed the number of people in Norfolk and Waveney with diabetes past 50,000 for the first time - with warnings that the figure could be much higher.

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NHS
Monday, November 12, 2018

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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Dawn Collins
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

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