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Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

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A family is continuing to fundraise to help pay for a boy to have specialist Proton therapy treatment overseas.

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NHS

Shocking shortcomings in care for the dying in Norfolk can today be revealed.

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Charity nurses who comfort the dying and provide crucial support for families in the final days of life are to disappear from some parts of Norfolk after their contract was not renewed.

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Norfolk

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

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NHS

An inadequate north Norfolk care service has been placed in special measures after inspectors found an incident resulting in a staff member’s dismissal was not reported to the authorities.

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Care Quality Commission

A health watchdog is calling for vast improvement to Norfolk’s autism services following extensive research with the families of children affected by the condition.

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Norwich

Pro-life campaigners from across the country descended on a small Norfolk village this weekend in an annual pilgrimage.

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University of East Anglia

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission

People in north Norfolk will get the chance to learn life-saving CPR skills from a first aid charity later this month.

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United Kingdom

Students to be taught CPR

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Secondary school students across the East of England region will be learning first aid skills that could save a life as part of World Restart a Heart day later this month.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A controversial change to rotas at the region’s ambulance trust has been halted after staff raised concerns about the impact on their work-life balance.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A north Norfolk MP visited patients at a North Walsham hospital to hear about vital physiotherapy treatments.

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Norman Lamb

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

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NHS

When Joe Harkness began writing a blog about how bird watching helped him manage his mental ill health he had no idea what it would lead to. Ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10 he told Sheena Grant about his forthcoming Bird Therapy book, which has attracted the attention of Springwatch presenter Chris Packham and comedian Bill Bailey.

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NHS

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

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Norman Lamb

A pirate-themed day was held at a north Norfolk care home.

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United States

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a governor and help drive improvements.

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The number of prescriptions handed out for antidepressants in Norfolk has soared to nearly 1.7 million in a year.

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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

An anonymous donor has been thanked for their generosity after giving £1,000 towards life-saving equipment at a Norfolk church.

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Women in Norfolk are being spared an anxious wait for smear test results, with almost 100pc receiving them within two weeks.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A Cromer district councillor and MBE has taken off on a 250-mile walk in support of a heart disease charity five years after her husband survived a heart attack.

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Hilary Cox

A trio of siblings has organised a fundraising extravaganza to raise money for a trailer trike, so they can go out as a family with their little sister, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy.

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Theresa May

Medical experts have been instructed to draw up official guidelines for social media use amid fears over its impact on child mental health, a minster has revealed.

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The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Care Quality Commission

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

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James Paget University Hospital

Rates of syphilis and gonorrhea in Norfolk have risen in part due to a drug which prevents the contraction of HIV.

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Norwich

A teenage first aid volunteer who saved her mum’s life after correctly spotting her stroke symptoms has been recognised with a Young Hero award.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A Norfolk business has set a fundraising target of £1500 to help a family hold a Christmas event to raise funds for their son’s treatment.

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NHS

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A Norfolk woman who remains in a stable but critical condition following a crash on the A11 has been named.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
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Two people have had to be cut out of their vehicles after a crash on the North Walsham Road, near Scottow.

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Initial plans have been drawn up to build a ‘gated community’ made up of 62 retirement apartments in Sheringham.

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North Norfolk District Council
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Two men were taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Sco Ruston last night.

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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

A driver has recalled the moment she saw a motorcyclist thrown from his bike and underneath the wheels of a HGV at an inquest into his death.

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David Gooch

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