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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Professionals who work with children and teenagers in Norfolk and Waveney will be given specialist training to identify the signs of harmful sexual behaviour following the launch of a new initiative designed to reduce offending and protect vulnerable young people.

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A north Norfolk farm shop is promoting healthy food and healthy bodies by sponsoring a community gym.

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Wroxham

The EDP is to put a special focus on mental health and well-being in a unique special edition of the newspaper.

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Patients are being urged to look after themselves when they have minor ailments - because more than £2m is being spent in Norfolk and Waveney on prescriptions that could be bought for less over the counter.

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NHS

A leading public health charity has called for more investment in substance misuse prevention, after deaths related to drugs in the region soared.

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United Kingdom

A decision on whether a £2.50 test - which could save newborn babies lives - will be offered routinely will be made today.

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Nearly 150 extra GPs will be needed in Norfolk and Waveney by 2036, as national figures show more GPs are retiring than are being recruited.

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The managing director of Norfolk County Council has stepped down from leading the region’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS

The region’s NHS trusts have seen a huge increase in research activity in the last year, according to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Breast cancer patients in Norfolk and Waveney could have missed out on an earlier diagnosis as it was revealed GP surgeries may have been using out of date guidelines when deciding on urgent referrals.

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The number of paramedics working in Norfolk and Suffolk has been boosted by almost 100 after the first cohort of paramedic science students graduated from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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University of East Anglia

It started as a small pilot project in Norfolk to help ex-service personnel get back into work on civvy street.

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NHS

Mental health care in the UK has been given a massive boost thanks to a £1.3 billion NHS expansion drive that will see thousands of new posts created.

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Norman Lamb

Parents of youngsters with profound disabilities are protesting against changes in the way residential short breaks are allocated, which they say have taken away a “lifeline” and left some of them with 50pc fewer respite hours or, in some cases, no residential respite at all.

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Norman Lamb

Health organisations across Norfolk have highlighted ways they are tackling concerns which were raised by staff in a hard-hitting report released by consumer champion group Healthwatch.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Mute masked characters have been entertaining, and triggering memories for, people living in north Norfolk nursing homes.

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The people who make Norfolk’s NHS function have opened their hearts about the “constant battle” they face to keep services afloat.

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NHS

One of the largest diabetes prevention research studies in the world has just finished recruiting after screening over 13,000 participants at risk of diabetes in Norfolk, Suffolk and north east Essex.

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Norfolk

More than 6,250 people who were arrested in the last two years were seen by a service which supports vulnerable people to get their lives back on track.

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NHS

Safety at all of the region’s mental health trust’s inpatient units has been improved after a £1.5m project to remove potential ligature points.

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Care Quality Commission

The plan to overhaul health services in Norfolk and Waveney has been rated as “advanced” in a new national assessment of its progress.

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Up to an extra £36m would be needed to provide mental health support for all children and young people who need it in Norfolk, it has been revealed.

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NHS

A sneak peek into a day in the life at the region’s ambulance service is set to be revealed when it runs its latest 24-hour Twitter-thon.

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England Ambulance Service

Plans to further transform mental health care in west Norfolk have received a £4m boost from a share of money pledged to the NHS in the spring budget.

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NHS

A man in his 30s was airlifted to hospital by air ambulance after suffering a suspected stroke.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

An accident and emergency staff nurse at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has received prestigious award for his efforts while studying at Northumbria University.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

When cyclist Karl Dawson was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year, his passion for pedalling had to be put on hold.

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More than 400 patients have been helped by a lifesaving partnership between firefighters and ambulance staff in Norfolk.

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NHS

People in a north Norfolk village rallied round to buy a defibrillator, as part of “a real community effort”.

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Aylsham

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A fundraiser known as the Three Peaks (Norfolk) challenge held at the end of the Sheringham Carnival raised more than £2,000 for charities and good causes.

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Special tribute was paid to one of Cromer Carnival’s biggest supporters at this year’s family fun day.

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