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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

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Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Michael Scott

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

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NHS

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

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Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Michael Scott

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

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Clive Lewis

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Julie Cave

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.

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NHS

Six youth football teams in Breckland have signed up to a campaign that encourages people not to smoke pitchside when watching matches.

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NHS

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

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Michael Scott

More ambulances could be hitting our roads as part of a 999 overhaul designed to reach rural patients more quickly.

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England Ambulance Service

Volunteers who ‘buddy’ elderly care home residents unable to leave their rooms have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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More than 50 members of staff at Archant, this newspaper’s publisher, have become dementia friends - in a bid to better understand the condition.

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Eastern Daily Press

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott

More than 27 years of a charity’s mental health services in Norfolk are to come to an end.

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Bill Borrett

Working together will be the only way to tackle the gap left between dwindling budgets and growing healthcare needs, a new report has claimed.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

Social isolation can be as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and with 21,000 people in Norfolk over the age of 65 lonely all or most of the time, efforts are today being made to combat the problem.

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Norfolk County Council

A management consultant with a wealth of NHS and both public and private sector experience has joined the region’s mental health trust’s board as a non-executive director.

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A doctor has urged people to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu by making sure they are vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.

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NHS

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

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Michael Scott

More flesh has been put on the bones of the plan to overhaul the region’s healthcare services.

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Bill Borrett

An expert in child sexual abuse has claimed Norfolk has “a lot of issues” with abuse by peers and siblings.

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NHS

A total of 20 newly-qualified mental health staff have started work at the region’s mental health trust to help further improve the care which people with mental health difficulties receive.

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NHS

Patients who rely on a life-changing thyroid medicine to lead a normal life say rising costs mean it is being withdrawn.

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NHS

Health and wellbeing will be in the spotlight at an upcoming regional conference of the Anglia Pensioners’ Association.

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NHS

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The region’s ambulance service has more than doubled its spend on private ambulances in just one year, new figures reveal.

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A carers’ organisation has suggested family carers in Norfolk need to keep up-to-date with technology to make caring easier.

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Norfolk County Council

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An ambitious teenager with a passion for business has started his own creative agency.

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Six branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will close their doors for the final time today.

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Peterborough
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It was a spiritual journey designed to lighten the lives of five thoroughly modern misses which ended up being habit forming.

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A community is being encouraged to make sure their views and concerns about the future of their town are raised.

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A group of party girls will trade booze, make-up and phones for discipline, prayer and contemplation in a new television series beginning tonight.

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