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Norman Lamb

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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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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West Suffolk Hospital

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

Campaigners, an MP and grieving parents have called for the restoration of mental health services to north Norfolk at a meeting “prompted by a series of desperate tragedies”.

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Norman Lamb

When Sheringham toddler Freya Gurney was born five weeks prematurely, she had multiple health problems, including jaundice, a bleed on the brain and suspected meningitis.

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Chris

The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.

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Care Quality Commission

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

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NHS

A number of people using mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have praised the care they receive despite a damning report from inspectors released today.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

The latest report’s into the region’s mental health trust - which brands it unsafe and poorly led - is the worst it has received, campaigners have claimed.

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NHS

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

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Clive Lewis

A day service for adults with learning disabilities has officially opened at its new home.

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Barry Hester

A new project to tackle loneliness and isolation has been launched for men in north Norfolk.

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United Kingdom

Without the quick and caring actions of emergency and health services, pensioner Brian Poole believes he would not be alive today.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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The owners of a newly-reopened north Norfolk fishmongers have said they hope to be in business in “50 years and beyond”.

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Cromer
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A drink driver who was caught on the first day of the annual festive crackdown almost five times the limit has been jailed.

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Norwich Magistrates Court
09:46

A north Norfolk man was left fighting for life when the rotating blade of a gardening machine became lodged in his leg, with air ambulance crews forced to give him general anaesthetic to lift him off.

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09:47

Residents in north Norfolk are pressing ahead with plans to buy a village’s only pub for the community - but need to raise about £250,000 in just six months.

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North Norfolk District Council
Yesterday, 16:45

A female visitor to Blickling Hall in north Norfolk died after falling ill, despite efforts to revive her by emergency services, a spokesman for the National Trust property said.

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Norfolk

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