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Fri, 11:20
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Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

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A Norfolk MP has led calls for rules around e-cigarettes to be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates.

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Norman Lamb

More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

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NHS

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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NHS

Paramedics have claimed morale is at an “all time low” after new rules put restrictions on holiday time for half the year.

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NHS

Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A Norfolk County Council social worker who was cautioned by police for stealing from a supermarket has been struck off.

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Norfolk County Council

The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

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Australia

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Care Quality Commission

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has gained the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award for showing outstanding support for its Armed Forces staff.

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NHS

A north Norfolk clinic has become the first in the county to deliver a new treatment for tinnitus.

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United Kingdom

A Parkinson’s disease sufferer is walking Norfolk’s coastline to raise funds for research and raise awareness of the condition.

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Hunstanton

“If I had three kidneys, I’d go through it all over again.”

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NHS

A £50,000 review into the region’s ambulance service found staff were unhappy but praised leaders.

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It is the only health trust in our county to be rated outstanding, as others are pushed into special measures and judged unsafe. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott visited Norfolk Community Health and Care to find out what the organisation was doing to get it so right.

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust and Norfolk County Council have been ordered to pay a patient and her mother £75 each for failings before a suicide attempt.

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Norfolk County Council

NHS trusts in the east have seen a huge increase in research activity to find potential cutting-edge treatments in the last year, according to new figures.

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NHS

A RNLI life ring that could potentially save the lives of thousands of people all over the world has been put through its paces at a north Norfolk leisure centre.

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Sheringham Primary School

Cancer kills more people in Norfolk than any other condition.

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United Kingdom

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

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NHS

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

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Norman Lamb

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

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Clive Lewis

The approval of a breakthrough cancer drug to be available on the NHS is bittersweet for a North Walsham mother whose 22-month-old son died from the disease five years ago.

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NHS

There is not enough provision in Norfolk to deal with the number of children who need speech and language therapy (SLT).

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Norfolk County Council

Foam, paint, lasers, winder machines, inflatables - and a 5k run.

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Norwich

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

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Norman Lamb

According to Cromer actress and hypnotherapist Beverley Bishop, sharing a smile with a stranger is the perfect way to brighten your day, and with benefits ranging from exercising the heart and lungs, to building relationships, laughter really is the best medicine.

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Volunteer first responders in the region will once again be able to see children aged under eight following a thorough review.

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Norman Lamb

More GP practices across Norfolk and Waveney will have a diabetes specialist nurse or a GP with a special interest in diabetes thanks to funding provided by the Norfolk Diabetes Trust (NDT).

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NHS

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Yesterday, 15:45

A heritage railway has postponed its annual autumn steam gala due to fears that damage could be caused to the picturesque north Norfolk coast by fires along the line, because of the recent dry weather.

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Sheringham
09:00

I must say that I was very sad to hear of the proposed replacement for the Splash in Sheringham by the council. I’m not sure the council fully appreciates what draws visitors to the centre in the first place.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Hundreds of people have signed a petition calling on BT Openreach to end delays to improving mobile phone reception in North Walsham.

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Norman Lamb
07:00

The second Stalham vintage and collectables street market will be held today from 10am to 4pm.

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Tesco
Yesterday, 10:17

A man was arrested for being nearly three times the drink-drive limit in the early hours today.

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Cromer

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