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

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, October 15, 2017

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
Friday, October 13, 2017

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
Friday, October 13, 2017

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
Friday, October 6, 2017

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
Thursday, October 5, 2017

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
Friday, September 29, 2017

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

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Michael Scott
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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
Monday, September 18, 2017

Whether looking at our own futures, or those of loved ones, adult social care is a sector which will come into everyone’s life at some point.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, July 21, 2017

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
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspectors have returned to rate the region’s mental health trust, a year after it was lifted out of special measures.

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Michael Scott
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Relatives concerned about the safety of care homes are being pushed to become unpaid carers, a charity has claimed, as it was revealed the region had more than the national average of unsafe care provision.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, June 15, 2017

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

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Michael Scott
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New life is being breathed into the former Job Centre on Dereham’s High Street as new head office for a healthcare provider, potentially bringing jobs to the town.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Twenty-three residents at a north Norfolk care home, which was placed in special measures after being rated inadequate, have just days to find alternative accommodation after it unexpectedly announced it was closing.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

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NHS
Friday, March 31, 2017

A north Norfolk GP practice has been ranked among the best in the country after being rated outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Police officers have decided to end an investigation into a care home which was set up following a patient’s death.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds of ambulance staff say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the workplace - but bosses have responded by branding the evidence as inaccurate.

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Norman Lamb
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Police have launched a criminal investigation after a resident died at an ‘inadequate’ care home which has been slammed by a health watchdog.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, February 6, 2017

A Norfolk care home threw its doors open to the public to celebrate national Dignity Day - a national campaign to put respect at the heart of care services.

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Norman Lamb
Friday, December 30, 2016

It has applied to North Norfolk District Council for permission to make alterations to an existing wing to create six new bedrooms for patients, including an overnight guest room which could provide the link to a further expansion of the property.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, December 22, 2016

A new mental health hospital has been placed in special measures following an inspection by a health watchdog.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, November 21, 2016

A care home in North Walsham which recorded more than 30 accidents and incidents involving residents in a single month - including 11 mix-ups over their medicine - has been placed into special measures after failing to address concerns over its service.

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