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Paul Claussen

A domestic abuse charity is one of several groups to receive a boost in funding aimed at improving health and wellbeing in Breckland.

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Concerns have been raised over where mental health nurses to be placed in doctors’ surgeries are going to come from amid a shortage in the profession.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

Patients and carers are being invited to help shape the future of mental health care delivered by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Rickets, scurvy, malnutrition and other Dickensian-era diseases were all treated at Norfolk hospitals last year.

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People living in a north Norfolk town wait longer for an ambulance than anywhere else in Britain, new figures show.

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Patients will have a greater say and involvement in their care following their treatment for breast cancer, under new guidance published by the East of England Cancer Alliance.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS has been snubbed in every single bid for big ticket money - bar one - made to the government over the last two years, with £417m of funding it asked for denied.

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Chloe Smith

Seventeen care homes look likely to be sold by Norfolk County Council - for just £1 each.

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Norfolk County Council

A mum-of-three and new grandmother has called for assisted dying to be legalised after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease. Lauren Cope reports on the end-of-life debate.

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The four-hour A&E target in hospitals, which has not been hit in Norfolk for four years, is reportedly set to be scrapped.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A disabled woman has claimed a male carer was sent to her home for more than three months, despite requesting women only due to a traumatic stalking experience.

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Care Quality Commission

Support for people suffering mental ill health will be “beefed up” in the period following Brexit over fears of how it could impact them.

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Antek Lejk

Parents have slammed health and council officials for long delays in getting speech therapy assessments for their children, with many resorting to private care instead.

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Ambulance response times in Norfolk have steadily climbed since the start of the new year, with health chiefs blaming difficulties in recruiting emergency staff.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

More than half of NHS staff in Norfolk are working extra hours to help prop up the health service, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb

Virtual sexual health clinics, webchats, and ordering contraception online - those are just three ways it is hoped sexual health services in Norfolk will be overhauled as part of a new review.

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Norfolk County Council

Look out for the early symptoms of cancer as early intervention does make a difference, says sportsman and ex city footballer Darren Eadie

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Norfolk County Council

A pension fund which covers many of Norfolk’s public services invested more than £1m in a pharmaceutical firm which has been accused of “holding the NHS to ransom” by the health secretary.

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NHS

A night of celebrating some of Norfolk’s care heroes went off with a bang for the sixth time.

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Norfolk County Council

The region’s air ambulance has launched an ambitious plan to become a 24/7 service provider by 2020.

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The number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in Norfolk has risen by 88pc in the last five years.

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public health england

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the ‘demoralising’ pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

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Patricia Hewitt

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The number of patients waiting more the four hours to be seen at Norfolk’s A&E departments has hit the highest levels since 2014.

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Norfolk’s alcohol crisis is today deepening, as drink-related deaths have hit a 10-year high in Norwich and almost 60 people a day in Norfolk are being admitted to hospital with conditions linked to booze.

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Norfolk County Council

NHS bosses have admitted there is no “definitive timeline” for when changes will be made to the region’s failing mental health services.

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Clive Lewis

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney could soon be chatting to their GP on an app on their mobile phone instead of having to make a face-to-face appointment.

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United Kingdom

Lives could be saved as a new defibrillator arrives in a market town.

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Baptist Church

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Mon, 11:27

The identity of a 57-year-old man stabbed to death in Wymondham has been revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Tue, 16:47

A mother has paid tribute to her “kind, loving husband” who took his own life.

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Wed, 14:41

Emergency services have been called to a blaze at Banham Poultry in Attleborough.

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Wed, 16:15

A person has been taken to hospital by air ambulance following a blaze at Banham Poultry in Attleborough.

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England Ambulance Service
Mon, 15:40

A 54-year-old woman will today appear in court charged with murdering her husband.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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