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NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

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Tots at a north Norfolk parent and toddler group brought a little festive cheer to a group of over 60s, when they held their weekly play session at a local care home.

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St Peter's Church

Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

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NHS

Evidence continues to grow in support of a former Norfolk pilot’s claims about the health risks of contaminated air in passenger planes.

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NHS

A young person at a mental health hospital overdosed after a group of patients broke into a medication cabinet.

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Norman Lamb

An injured 89-year-old woman was left stranded in a car in excruciating pain, after being told she would have to wait seven hours for an ambulance.

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Norwich

A private Norfolk mental health hospital for children and young people has been shut down amid fears over safety.

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Norman Lamb

More than 8,000 patients did not turn up for their appointments over a six-month stretch at just 24 of the county’s doctors’ surgeries.

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Norwich

The Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) Hearing Support Service looks after 10,500 Norfolk residents with NHS supplied hearing aids and is encouraging more people to get in touch and use this free service.

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NHS

A north Norfolk medical practice has been honoured for the amount of research its practitioners have undertaken.

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United Kingdom

A trained GP will take the lead in clinical changes to cancer treatment in the regions, as part of Norfolk and Waveney’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS

Staff at a care home are celebrating after a remarkable turnaround in which it has gone from being placed in special measures last year to being rated good in its latest Care Quality Commission report.

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Care Quality Commission

Two lifesaving medics from the region’s ambulance service have spoken out over being attacked on the job.

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A care provider which is currently under action from the Care Quality Commission has put in a planning application to bring a supported living facility to North Walsham.

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Care Quality Commission

A new campaign is being launched today (November 27) highlighting the unacceptable face of emergency care.

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Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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NHS

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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NHS

Sheringham’s Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre is inviting local families to take time out to swim together, by offering free weekly waterslide and waves sessions until after Christmas.

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New data has revealed the number of doctors at the region’s mental health trust has shrunk over the last five years - whilst the number of managers has risen.

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The new manager at a north Norfolk residential care home has worked in the industry for more than 20 years.

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North Walsham

The lives of people at a Norfolk asylum in the 19th century are on show this week at a thought-provoking exhibition.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

The union representing ambulance crews in our region has called on chiefs to buy new jackets for staff for the winter months.

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A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

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NHS

It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

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NHS

They are the heroes who rush to help us in times of emergency.

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They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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NHS

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

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09:35

A Norfolk community has been praised for rallying round to search for a popular 20-year-old man who went missing in North Walsham.

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City College Norwich
Yesterday, 12:34

The body believed to be that of North Walsham’s Ian Tang has been discovered near Swafield.

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08:17

As dramatic rescues go it was a painstaking process - but there was relief when it was all over.

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Yesterday, 23:07

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

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Tom FitzPatrick
Yesterday, 19:31

Concerns have been raised by independent inspectors that prisoners at a Norfolk prison are having to share cells designed for one person.

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