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Friday, October 18, 2019

Long-serving North Norfolk Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb has had a pacemaker fitted - but says it won't stop the work that he does.

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Hundreds of the most vulnerable people in Norfolk have been hit by a big rise in disabled care charges. Tom Bristow speaks to those who fear it will mean they lose their home and future.

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It has been hailed as a place of hope and safety for recovering drug and alcohol addicts.

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A firm working to reverse negative quality ratings at its two north Norfolk care homes has taken over a third in the district.

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

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The bereaved parents of a 19-year-old from Cromer have joined forces with a mental health charity to encourage those in danger to seek help.

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People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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Dr Richard Gorrod, a GP for 30 years, found himself curled up in a ball on the floor and unable to function.

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Health care boss admits sending mental health patients out of Norfolk and Suffolk for treatment is "distressing".

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A woman who lost her sister to a brain tumour was just one of a number of people to take part in a walk to raise awareness.

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Since she was a teenager 71-year-old Sandra Adcock felt a natural urge to care for people.

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A woman who had part of her bowel removed to treat a rare form of cancer has hit out at a council for initially refusing her support with school transport.

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A residential care home which was rated "inadequate" by the Care Quality Commission in August has now been given a food hygiene rating of one.

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Work has started on a £1.4m therapeutic centre at Sheringham Woodfields School in north Norfolk.

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A merger bringing the region's five clinical commissioning groups (CCG) together as one is set to go ahead.

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How do we solve a problem as severe and wide-ranging as the nation's mental health crisis?

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It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

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Thanks to medical breakthroughs and a German man he's never met, lorry driver George McCarter has a bright future. STUART ANDERSON spoke to him about living through a rare form of blood cancer.

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Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

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A care home in the Norfolk Broads has earned a 'good' rating by a health watchdog, two years after falling into special measures.

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Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

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Suicide is on the rise across Norfolk and England and a high proportion of victims are men. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE spoke to people affected by suicide and finds out what is being done to support people struggling with their mental health.

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A care home has received an overall rating of Good in its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.

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A century ago the foundation stone of a hospital which has brought treatment, care, and comfort to generations of patients was laid.

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A residential care home has been rated as "inadequate" by the independent body that sets and monitors standards.

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Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

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Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

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Residents with dementia at a north Norfolk care home were at risk of leaving the home without supervision, a report has found.

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Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

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Outbreaks of measles have been detected in the east of England in the last year, it can be revealed, as it was announced that the UK has lost its measles-free status.

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Yesterday, 10:51

Norfolk interior designer Lady Denise Butler has put her six bedroom manor house The Grange up for sale after renovating it and renting it out on Airbnb.

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Monday, September 30, 2019

The finishing touches are being made to a film looking at a mother's grief after her son took his own life.

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Eighteen months of hard work at a coastal nursery have finally paid dividends following the grand opening of a refurbished pre-school building.

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Plans to make Cromer Radiology Unit a permanent site in the town have been approved by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC).

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Yesterday, 09:22

A couple have moved out of their "forever home" because of fear of harm from electric and magnetic fields (EMFs).

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