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Friday, November 1, 2019

A man who survived cancer twice and became a face of a national campaign was invited to help re-open a store as a way to spread his inspirational story.

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Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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Staff falsified records and failed to notice an attack on a patient at a mental health hospital which has been rated "inadequate".

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The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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Primary school children in Norfolk will begin to be immunised against winter flu this week after GP surgeries and schools received stocks of vaccines despite national shortages.

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A couple have spoken of their joy after hearing their two-year-old daughter could get a life-saving drug which could add more than 20 years to her life.

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NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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Parents and dog owners are being warned to stay away from open water after a dangerous poisonous algae has been found in various beauty spots in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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A Norfolk man diagnosed with incurable bone marrow cancer is at forefront of pioneering new treatments after joining a clinical trial.

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

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People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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A woman who lost her sister to a brain tumour was just one of a number of people to take part in a walk to raise awareness.

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A man determined to have control over his death has created a living will to refuse certain types of treatment - and tattooed it to his chest.

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A merger bringing the region's five clinical commissioning groups (CCG) together as one is set to go ahead.

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How do we solve a problem as severe and wide-ranging as the nation's mental health crisis?

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A doctor was marched from a mental health hospital last week after staff members reported concerns.

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It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

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Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

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Children's wards at a mental health hospital will shut down after inspectors raised concerns about a lack of staff.

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Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

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A couple is on a mission to transform an ordinary home into a support centre for people with learning disabilities and substance abuse issues.

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Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

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Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

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Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

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Outbreaks of measles have been detected in the east of England in the last year, it can be revealed, as it was announced that the UK has lost its measles-free status.

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More than 100,000 sick days were taken by NHS staff in Norfolk last year due to mental health struggles, it can be revealed.

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Yesterday, 13:54

A man is in shock after a serious fire destroyed his home and workshop.

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Yesterday, 06:31

A workshop has been destroyed after a blaze broke out at a converted barn near Tacolneston.

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Yesterday, 15:30

The jury in the trial of a former Norfolk magistrate and his son accused of attacking a former tenant with a hammer and a hockey stick during a dispute over his belongings has been discharged for a second time.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

More than 30 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a home in Tacolneston.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

A three-year-old boy was beaten and "manhandled" while tethered to a set of railings by a harness in Wymondham.

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