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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Norfolk's three hospitals look set to end another year in deficit, as NHS cash comes under the spotlight.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Norfolk and Waveney's NHS has been snubbed in every single bid for big ticket money - bar one - made to the government over the last two years, with £417m of funding it asked for denied.

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Chloe Smith
Friday, March 1, 2019

The four-hour A&E target in hospitals, which has not been hit in Norfolk for four years, is reportedly set to be scrapped.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, February 28, 2019

More than half of NHS staff in Norfolk are working extra hours to help prop up the health service, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A pension fund which covers many of Norfolk's public services invested more than £1m in a pharmaceutical firm which has been accused of "holding the NHS to ransom" by the health secretary.

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NHS
Thursday, February 21, 2019

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
Thursday, February 21, 2019

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
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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
Monday, February 11, 2019

Suffolk's Citizens Advice Bureaux have had their funding restored after the county's health services stepped in to make up the cash cut being planned by the county council.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Couples in South Norfolk will once again be able to access fertility treatment after health bosses reversed a decision made two years ago.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Parts of rural Norfolk have been rated as among the worst places for young people in the country to live, a survey has claimed.

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NHS
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Men are being encouraged to join slimming groups by a south Norfolk weight-loss expert.

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NHS
Monday, February 4, 2019

A series of short videos are being released to put the issue of sexual consent in every day contexts as reported rape and sexual assaults continue to rise.

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NHS
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Health bosses have admitted a plan to overhaul services published in 2016 was "over optimistic" as it was revealed the budget for Norfolk and Waveney was £96m behind where it should be.

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NHS
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Questions have been raised over the number of GPs available out of hours in Norfolk, Waveney, and Wisbech.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the "chaos and confusion must end" over the region's failing mental health care provision.

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Clive Lewis
Monday, January 21, 2019

The uptake of young woman attending a potentially life-saving routine test is at an all time low after new research has revealed many feel too embarrassed, scared or vulnerable to go.

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NHS
Friday, January 18, 2019

Pharmacists in Norfolk are "at their wits' end" as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

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European Union
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A 72-year-old retired NHS worker could be given a criminal behaviour order after making 1,000 calls to the ambulance service in a year - costing the NHS more than £26,000.

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NHS
Monday, January 14, 2019

I had to be fit for work, now it's not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

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NHS
Monday, January 7, 2019

A "cruel and desperately unfair" postcode lottery which locks some Norfolk families out of accessing fertility treatment on the NHS could come to an end after announcements made as part of a long term plan for the health service.

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Theresa May
Monday, January 7, 2019

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

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Theresa May
Saturday, January 5, 2019

A senior manager at the region's mental health trust's troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.

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Antek Lejk
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Norfolk's community healthcare is applauding the fact that over 1,500 members of staff have been vaccinated against the flu, after its most successful vaccination drive to date.

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NHS
Monday, December 31, 2018

Nearly 4,000 people over the age of 65 in Norfolk are living with undiagnosed dementia, according to the NHS.

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NHS
Monday, December 24, 2018

Doctors in Norfolk and Waveney have no real way of knowing how long people are waiting to be seen by a GP.

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NHS

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