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Care Quality Commission

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

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NHS

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

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Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Michael Scott

More patients will be prescribed walking classes, soup socials and debt advice by GPs rather than medication under a radical plan to transform the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

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Norman Lamb

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

North Norfolk has the third highest proportion of people living with dementia in the country.

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United Kingdom

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

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Michael Scott

More ambulances could be hitting our roads as part of a 999 overhaul designed to reach rural patients more quickly.

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England Ambulance Service

More than 50 members of staff at Archant, this newspaper’s publisher, have become dementia friends - in a bid to better understand the condition.

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Eastern Daily Press

A Norfolk hospital has six months to save itself from closure after inspectors found a shocking list of failings that were putting mentally-ill patients at risk.

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Care Quality Commission

Cromer Hospital’s management team has announced it will be expanding its services by opening a new building in 2019.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott

More than 27 years of a charity’s mental health services in Norfolk are to come to an end.

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NHS

Working together will be the only way to tackle the gap left between dwindling budgets and growing healthcare needs, a new report has claimed.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

These photos show the true devastation caused at a 600-year old pub destroyed by a ferocious blaze.

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Social isolation can be as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and with 21,000 people in Norfolk over the age of 65 lonely all or most of the time, efforts are today being made to combat the problem.

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Norfolk County Council

A management consultant with a wealth of NHS and both public and private sector experience has joined the region’s mental health trust’s board as a non-executive director.

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A doctor has urged people to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu by making sure they are vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.

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Anoop Dhesi

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

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Michael Scott

More flesh has been put on the bones of the plan to overhaul the region’s healthcare services.

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NHS

Carers of people with mental health problems will have a chance to find out about local support services, at a new series of one-to-one advice sessions being held at Sheringham Medical Practice.

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Norwich

An expert in child sexual abuse has claimed Norfolk has “a lot of issues” with abuse by peers and siblings.

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NHS

A total of 20 newly-qualified mental health staff have started work at the region’s mental health trust to help further improve the care which people with mental health difficulties receive.

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NHS

Staff at three north Norfolk GP practices are celebrating, after being honoured in the annual awards presented by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), East Anglia Faculty.

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Care Quality Commission

Health leaders in North Norfolk have voted to save all 18 beds at Benjamin Court in Cromer.

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Anoop Dhesi

Sheringham Little Theatre is inviting people of all ages to take part in a series of wellbeing-boosting community music workshops featuring activities ranging from drumming and ukulele strumming, to singing sea shanties and writing a community song.

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Debbie Thompson

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A family-run Sheringham store with a 30 year history of trading in the town will close its doors for the final time on Christmas Eve, after a substantial drop in trade forced the owners to “face facts” and cut their losses.

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Yesterday, 18:30

Take a trip down memory lane with our fabulous photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decades. Today we take a nostalgic look back at Cromer, a lovely seaside town perched on the very edge of the North Norfolk coast.

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The launch of Archant’s latest campaign has been welcomed with open arms by pillars of the Cromer community.

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Nigel Pearce
11:09

“The people of north Norfolk deserve better” - that’s the message from the Liberal Democrat group leader at the district council, Sarah Butikofer.

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Yesterday, 12:16

Two more North Norfolk district councillors have quit the Conservative group, in the latest of a string of similar resignations.

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Nigel Pearce

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