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A couple’s campaign for a simple £2.50 screening test that could have saved their baby’s life has got a major boost after being confirmed for a UK-wide pilot.

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NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

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Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

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Evidence continues to grow in support of a former Norfolk pilot’s claims about the health risks of contaminated air in passenger planes.

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Throughout advent, we’re highlighting those who work hard throughout the year - and at Christmas - to keep Norfolk and Waveney’s health service ticking over.

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Wymondham

One of my favourite moments as an amateur runner is standing at the start of a race.

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The fight to improve mental health provision in Norfolk has taken a blow with the announcement that a centre specialising in women’s mental health is to close.

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More than 8,000 patients did not turn up for their appointments over a six-month stretch at just 24 of the county’s doctors’ surgeries.

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Norwich

The Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) Hearing Support Service looks after 10,500 Norfolk residents with NHS supplied hearing aids and is encouraging more people to get in touch and use this free service.

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A trained GP will take the lead in clinical changes to cancer treatment in the regions, as part of Norfolk and Waveney’s healthcare overhaul.

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Antek Lejk

Two lifesaving medics from the region’s ambulance service have spoken out over being attacked on the job.

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A new campaign is being launched today (November 27) highlighting the unacceptable face of emergency care.

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A popular nursery teacher has raised more than £7,500 to support stroke survivors like her husband after emotionally walking with him over the finish line of her 100th parkrun.

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When Paul Retallick became a well-paid factory inspector at just 18 years old, he thought it was a career move that would set him on course for a bright future.

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“It’s an absolute pandemic” - that is a doctor’s stark warning amid the growing problem of diabetes.

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Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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Julie Cave

New data has revealed the number of doctors at the region’s mental health trust has shrunk over the last five years - whilst the number of managers has risen.

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The union representing ambulance crews in our region has called on chiefs to buy new jackets for staff for the winter months.

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A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

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It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

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Outdoor gym equipment has been installed on a village playing field to help its residents keep fitter and healthier.

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An ex-inspector made ill by his work for an asbestos manufacturer 46 years ago has been provisionally awarded more than £20,000 in compensation should he suffer any further.

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“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

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Julie Cave

They are the heroes who rush to help us in times of emergency.

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They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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Bill Borrett, chairman of Adult Social Care at Norfolk County Council, wants to talk about care.

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Bill Borrett

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

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Norfolk farmers fear their land could take more than a decade to recover after trenches are dug to carry cables from major new offshore wind farms. As part of our series looking at the impact, Chris Hill spoke to landowners in the cable corridor.

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It was all hands to the pump for staff at the grand opening of a new village store in Castle Acre, near Swaffham.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

He set himself an ambitious target of running a half-marathon every month of the year.

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According to a new study, Norfolk is not one of the best places to live in the country.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The closure of a major American airbase is to be delayed by another year.

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