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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
Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The father of a “troubled” 22-year-old man who took his own life claims his son should never have been given a curfew by the courts.

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NHS
Sunday, October 7, 2018

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
Thursday, October 4, 2018

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

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Norman Lamb
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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

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NHS
Monday, October 1, 2018

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
Friday, September 28, 2018

After working in healthcare for 17 years, a former mental health nurse from Mileham has swapped the profession for floral design and has opened up a new artisan store in Norfolk.

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NHS
Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

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Gary Page
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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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Mark Davies
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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
Monday, September 24, 2018

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

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Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, September 22, 2018

The daughter of a severely schizophrenic woman who died choking on chocolate cake in the care of a Reading psychiatric hospital has spoken of her grief at the death of her “loving, supportive and intelligent” mother.

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NHS
Friday, September 21, 2018

Do-it-yourself blood pressure checks can be done at Cromer’s new GP surgery thanks to the fundraising efforts of a patients’ group.

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NHS
Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Mark Davies
Thursday, September 13, 2018

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

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Home Office
Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

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Jeremy Hunt
Monday, September 10, 2018

Around 40,000 fewer free dental treatments were carried out in Norfolk last year, with industry leaders saying a “hostile environment” is putting off low income patients.

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NHS
Monday, September 10, 2018

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

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Harry
Monday, September 10, 2018

People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.

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NHS
Thursday, September 6, 2018

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

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University of East Anglia
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Blood donors in Holt will still be able to donate blood at the town’s community centre, an NHS spokesperson has confirmed.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A north Norfolk mother-of-two and the living donor who gave her one of his kidneys have spoken movingly about how the donation transformed both of their lives.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, September 3, 2018

Five people a year die in Norfolk waiting for a organ transplant, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

A national charity car wash event is coming to Norfolk for the first time next month.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

NHS dentistry in Norfolk is “heading towards the cliff edge” it has been claimed, as figures reveal nearly two thirds of dentists are thinking of leaving the profession.

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