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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Concerns are growing after large amounts of palm oil were found scattered along our region's coastline.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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People requiring residential care in some areas of Norfolk are only left with services rated as 'inadequate', a report claims.

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Some 10,000 more sick notes were written for patients in Norfolk by GPs in 2018 compared to the year before - with the main cause being mental disorders.

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Nurses across Norfolk will came together on Sunday to mark Nurses' Day and celebrate their contribution to people's lives.

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A couple from Norfolk are urging parents to measure babies' heads after their fifteen-month-old daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain condition.

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A Norfolk medical centre is urging patients to cancel unwanted appointments after revealing the extent of the problem.

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Norfolk women are set to join mass protests in London and Manchester amid fears the UK is now in the grip of a pelvic mesh implant crisis.

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Three local mental health charities Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind, Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind and West Norfolk Mind, have officially announced that they have are merging.

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The best places for quality of life in Norfolk have been revealed by a major new study - with North Norfolk topping the table.

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More than a quarter of cancer patients in Norfolk had to wait more than two months for their first treatment as doctors' leaders declared there was a "hidden crisis" in the NHS.

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Thousands of pounds was spent at Norfolk's busiest hospital to tackle a national breast cancer screening scandal which it turned out never existed.

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As Norfolk's Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

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Children in the east of England have the least money spent on their mental health care in the country, as some were having to threaten suicide to fight their way into treatment.

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A former nurse has written a book with half the proceeds from the sale going to the stroke unit at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) where she was treated in 2017.

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A national eating disorder charity which is based in Norwich has slammed the organisation which treats adults in Norfolk for telling patients they are not ill enough for treatment.

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Almost half of Norfolk's dental surgeries are closed to NHS patients as a lack of dentists in the county impacts on care.

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More than 200 NHS staff, service users and members of the community have been reminded of the importance of showing empathy and compassion to others during Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's (NSFT) second equality, diversity and inclusion conference.

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Norfolk Family Carers is offering help for families navigating the NHS Continuing Healthcare system, which pays for care for those with long-term significant health conditions.

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More and more people in Norfolk are surviving cancer when they are diagnosed with the devastating disease.

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A man who was paralysed from the waist down after suffering a horrific accident as a teen is backing a national campaign to get people swimming.

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Norfolk's three hospitals look set to end another year in deficit, as NHS cash comes under the spotlight.

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Mark Davies

Scores of mental health patients in "acute distress" were sent out of Norfolk and Suffolk for care - despite five years of promises that the practice would end.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

The new boss of the region's failing mental health has a difficult task in front of him - to turn around a trust first branded as inadequate four years ago and twice again since.

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Antek Lejk

Families who have suffered tragedies due to brain tumours are just some of those coming together in a bid to improve care.

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Peter Aldous

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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Paul Claussen

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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A market town which already has thousands of new homes in the pipeline has been earmarked for further development by the county council.

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A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after his car crashed with a wooden telegraph pole.

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A village cricket match had to be abandoned after the air ambulance developed a fault while airlifting a woman who had suffered a heart attack.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A busy town centre road will close for three months as work starts on the latest stage of a major traffic shake up.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash on the A11.

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