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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.

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Robert Morton

A quick thinking charity shop manager has recalled how she saved the life of a colleague who begun choking after a sweet got stuck in her throat.

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United Kingdom

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Chloe Smith

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has launched a Get Up and Go Yellow day this Thursday (September 13) to highlight the work they do and National Air Ambulance Week

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London

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

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University of East Anglia

Around 40,000 fewer free dental treatments were carried out in Norfolk last year, with industry leaders saying a “hostile environment” is putting off low income patients.

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NHS

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

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Harry

People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.

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NHS

New nursing role launched

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

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University of East Anglia

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission

A determined duo from Norfolk have completed a gruelling 1,000 mile cycling challenge in just six days, all to raise money for a local charity.

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Norwich

The boss of the region’s embattled ambulance service has revealed he will step down.

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Robert Morton

Five people a year die in Norfolk waiting for a organ transplant, it can be revealed.

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust is asking patients, carers, and the public to help celebrate staff by inviting nominations for two special recognition awards.

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A national charity car wash event is coming to Norfolk for the first time next month.

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NHS

NHS dentistry in Norfolk is “heading towards the cliff edge” it has been claimed, as figures reveal nearly two thirds of dentists are thinking of leaving the profession.

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NHS

The pregnancy rate among under 18s in Norfolk is at a record low, with experts saying sexting and online chats are replacing sexual relationships.

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Office for National Statistics

The boss of the region’s ambulance trust will leave the service.

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Robert Morton

Children in England are to be banned from buying energy drinks under government plans.

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UN Court

Fewer than half the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Norfolk managed to quit, according to the latest figures.

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NHS

Nominations will open next week for the sixth Norfolk Care Awards.

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City College Norwich

Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in the east of England said they had self-harmed in just a year.

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Women in Norfolk are able to request caesarean section births, it can be revealed, after national concern that the procedure was being refused outright.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A patient in the east of England waited more than 24 hours for an ambulance, it can be revealed.

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BBC

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

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County Council

More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

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NHS

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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NHS

A Norfolk mother is hoping to inspire others to donate by sharing her story of how Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) saved her baby’s life.

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Wymondham College

A Norfolk doctors’ surgery has been rated as the third best in the country by its own patients.

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NHS

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Yesterday, 18:30

People fear their town is “dying” after it was announced that one of its two banks is closing.

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Post Office

The first residents have moved into new affordable homes in Narborough, near Swaffham, which are part of a £4.3 million investment project.

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Breckland Council
06:47

Police are warning drivers to be careful as high winds fell trees and power cables this morning as part of Storm Bronagh.

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Norfolk Police
Tue, 16:00

The Mayor of Watton has praised the community spirit of the town after her charity ball raised more than £4,000.

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Watton
Wed, 09:41

Work to improve the Buttercross in Swaffham will modernise the town centre and bring it into the 21st century, the town council clerk has said.

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Breckland Council

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