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William

Prince William says the support of his East Anglian Air Ambulance colleagues helped stop him sliding down a “slippery slope” towards mental health problems.

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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

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

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

There is still time to have your say about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney, with local people being urged to join the conversation to help take the plans to the “next step and make it real.”

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Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.

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University of East Anglia

When our hospitals are full, ambulances are forced to queue outside, keeping them from getting to other patients. Here, an East of England Ambulance crew member - speaking anonymously - explains what this means for patient safety and why things have to change.

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Norwich

Cancer can be a scary topic, but in a bid to demystify the illness and make information about it more accessible a bus staffed by cancer specialists is coming to Norfolk.

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Post Office

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

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

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

More than 700 patients waited more than an hour to be transferred from an ambulance into Norfolk hospitals last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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

Ambulance staff in the region were assaulted on average three times a day last year, it can be revealed.

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More women have come forward to describe the risky ways they are having to obtain medication not available on the NHS for thyroid issues.

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NHS

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

A handful of parents in Norwich had a new year to remember as six babies made their arrival on New Year’s Day.

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Norwich University Hospital

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

More than £2.3m has been given to the East Anglian Air Ambulance during a decade of fundraising from the Freemasons.

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United Kingdom

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

The parents of a five-year-old boy who had surgery to remove a brain tumour have told of their relief at his “miracle” recovery and their thanks for the incredible support from NHS staff, family and friends.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

This is the first look inside new ambulances due to hit to road in the east of England by early next year.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Smokers are being warned to take extra care putting out cigarettes and not to buy fake ones, after tests showed counterfeits are more likely to cause fires.

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Margaret Dewsbury

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Antek Lejk

If you can’t get to the help you need, we’ll bring it to you - that’s the aim of a Norfolk health worker.

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NHS

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

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NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

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Antek Lejk

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

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Jeremy Hunt

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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NHS

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS

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Yesterday, 07:55

A factory has apologised after families kicked up a stink about a foul smell flooding their homes.

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Environment Agency
Yesterday, 12:22

Long-awaited safety improvements have been confirmed to a road dubbed “lethal” by parents at a nearby primary school.

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Norfolk County Council
Mon, 12:10

A project to tackle food waste and unite a community through generosity has launched in a Norfolk town.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

A nursery school has been accused of “emotional blackmail” after warning parents that their children could be put into separate classrooms with fewer facilities if they don’t start paying its optional surcharge.

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Department for Education
Mon, 12:02

Temperatures plummeted to -7C over the weekend and now the Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice across Norfolk and Waveney.

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