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Yesterday, 17:38
Antek Lejk

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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A 95-year-old died of hypothermia and pneumonia after both boilers failed in a Norfolk care home, where residents had to rely on temporary heaters and hot water being carried in jugs.

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Care Quality Commission

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

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NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

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Antek Lejk

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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NHS

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

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Norman Lamb

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

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Antek Lejk

A Norfolk MP has asked the health secretary to meet with his constituents who “felt they have been let down” by the region’s mental health trust.

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Norman Lamb

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb suffered a narrow defeat on a bill calling for the legalisation of cannabis, ahead of an emergency debate on the delay to the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

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Theresa May

It has helped hundreds of young people who have faced personal challenges, family problems and homelessness turn things around and get on the path to a brighter future.

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Benjamin Foundation

A family has criticised a mental health service after a mother-of-three took her own life just 10 days after being discharged from a mental health ward.

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UN Court

Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county.

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United Kingdom

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS

Around one in three children in Norfolk are doing fewer than 30 minutes of exercise a day, with even lower numbers doing the governmental guideline of one hour of activity a day.

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University of East Anglia

Volunteers whose hard work makes north Norfolk a better place have been celebrated at an awards night.

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John Lee

The Royal British Legion care home Halsey House has been told it ‘failed to protect vulnerable residents’ after a period which included the death of one person who fell from a window.

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Care Quality Commission

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

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The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

Staff at a Cromer charity have been trained by the ambulance service in first aid and resuscitation skills.

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England Ambulance Service

Two people waited 10 hours for ambulances and three others waited a year for mental health support, a survey of north Norfolk’s NHS services found.

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Norman Lamb

East Anglian researchers are seeking volunteers to take part in vital dementia research studies through the Join Dementia Research initiative.

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University of East Anglia

A 12-year-old girl was recognised for her work with a first responder team at north Norfolk’s Big Society Awards 2018.

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North Norfolk District Council

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS

Bereaved parents highlighted a number of “vile and sad” suicides in Cromer following a meeting to discuss the mental health “crisis in north Norfolk and beyond”.

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Norman Lamb

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region’s mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

Applications to become a nurse in Norfolk have dropped by a fifth in just a year, new figures show.

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Care Quality Commission

Tens of thousands more people in Norfolk are opting to order their prescriptions online than two years ago, according to NHS data.

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NHS

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Yesterday, 16:47

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a bin after rubbish caught fire in a north Norfolk town.

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Rescue Service

A lifeboat crew had to be called out to help the police following reports of a “complicated personal situation”.

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10:42

Environmental rangers are stepping up their patrols as part of an ongoing bid to tackle the blight of dog mess in north Norfolk.

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North Norfolk District Council
Yesterday, 13:08

A lone dog believed to be a German Shepherd injured a small dog in an attack in north Norfolk that left it in need of veterinary care.

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07:25

The A11’s southbound lane is closed this morning due to delays with overnight works.

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