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Norwich

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

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The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

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NHS

An organisation that offers support to veterans and those with complex mental health needs is celebrating its fourth birthday by expanding its services.

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NHS

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

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George Freeman

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

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Clive Lewis

There is not enough provision in Norfolk to deal with the number of children who need speech and language therapy (SLT).

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Norfolk County Council

Foam, paint, lasers, winder machines, inflatables - and a 5k run.

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Norwich

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

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Robert Morton

More GP practices across Norfolk and Waveney will have a diabetes specialist nurse or a GP with a special interest in diabetes thanks to funding provided by the Norfolk Diabetes Trust (NDT).

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NHS

A husband with no knowledge of the birthing process was forced to act as midwife as his spouse gave birth in their car.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

New figures reveal 54 people in Norfolk and Suffolk became lifesaving deceased organ donors over the last year.

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NHS

A £6.5m injection of capital funding has been handed to the region’s ambulance service to improve facilities and services for its crews.

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NHS

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

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Robert Morton

Patients are getting “outstanding” quality from the NHS trust which provides community health and care services to children and adults across Norfolk, watchdogs have said.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

South Norfolk Council has teamed up with the Imagine Spa Company to create a spa and treatment experience at Wymondham Leisure Centre.

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Yvonne Bendle

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

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NHS

Thousands of pounds are hoped to be raised for dementia nurses through dismantling a sculpture made of wire and crocheted forget-me-not flowers.

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Dianne Fernee

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

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Robert Morton

Healthwatch Norfolk, the consumer champion for patients in Norfolk, will hold its annual general meeting on July 24, at the Forum, in Norwich, from 9.30am to 11am.

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Norwich

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

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NHS

The cost to the county’s mental health at the hands of cuts elsewhere has been laid bare as it was revealed one in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety.

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public health england

One in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety, according to a survey of patients registered with GPs.

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public health england

Trading Standards officers in Norfolk have discovered a Norwich retailer was selling apricot kernels containing high levels of cyanide.

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Food Standards Agency

Two areas of Norfolk have been dubbed as “crunch zones” which may not be prepared for ageing populations while at the same time suffering from an underfunded social care system.

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NHS

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has been shown to help veterans deal with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a Norfolk research study.

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United States

People who have had a stroke or other recent brain injuries will be able to benefit from the experiences of those who have already lived through a similar condition, thanks to a grant from Norfolk Freemasons.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.

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NHS

Mental health staff who do not comply with safety checks on tranquillised patients look set for tougher sanctions as bosses said doing the “nice things” was not good enough.

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A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world’s top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.

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NHS

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Yesterday, 10:20

A mountain bike and cash were stolen during a burglary in Watton.

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Yesterday, 09:48

A man who went missing from a care home near Watton has been found safe and well.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A man involved in repeated alcohol-related, nuisance and violent incidents has been banned from being drunk in public.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Police are concerned about the welfare of a vulnerable man who has gone missing in Griston.

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Norfolk Police
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A report from an independent monitoring body has described a “volatile” situation, and “unrest” taking place at HMP Wayland.

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