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Fri, 13:26
Sheringham

An air ambulance was called to an incident in Sheringham.

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

A woman who feared she would face criminal charges after her terminally ill mother took her life has backed a campaign fighting to change the law on assisted dying.

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The team at a Norfolk care home that has been slammed by inspectors three times in the past 10 months are confident they have turned things around.

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Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A care agency putting people first "without exception" has been rated outstanding by health inspectors.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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An autistic young café worker who dreams of running his own one day has raised more than £600 towards a new skate park in North Walsham.

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Thousands of patients regularly attending hospital are set to benefit from the introduction of free parking at Norfolk's hospitals.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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Health chiefs are asking paramedics to work in overwhelmed A&E departments in another sign of the extreme pressure on Norfolk's NHS.

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Five people are facing Christmas without the care they desperately need because a troubled home care provider is withdrawing from its contracts.

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A Norfolk boy with cancer and his family will be spending Christmas hundreds of miles from home as he starts pioneering proton therapy.

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A grieving mum is calling for lessons to be learnt after her "beautiful girl" took her own life at a Norfolk hospital.

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A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

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Sir Norman Lamb is to lead a major London mental health trust.

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Senior doctors have warned that children are "super-spreaders" of flu and have urged parents to get them vaccinated - as new figures reveal than less than a third of the country's infants have had their jab.

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A new facility offering activities ranging from DIY to darts is set to open in Sheringham next month, as part of a £315,000 project aimed at tackling loneliness, isolation and mental health problems.

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A north Norfolk care home that was rated inadequate twice has got better, but still requires improvement.

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A boy with cancer will spend six weeks in hospital and his mother has made an emotional appeal for cards to be sent to them, ahead of their trip, which he can then open while he's away.

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The leadership team at a care home which has twice been rated 'inadequate' have defended their record and declared: "Things are getting better."

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Families were given just two days to move their relatives out of a care home which was closed amid safety fears.

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A Norfolk care home has once again been rated 'inadequate', six months after it was placed into special measures.

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A festive church service featuring music and song will offer hope and support to people living with cancer, and give families and friends a chance to commemorate the lives of loved ones they have lost to the disease.

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A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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A young woman suffering from an eating disorder has been sent 400 miles away to Scotland due to a chronic bed shortage in Norfolk.

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A brave nine-year-old boy is set to undergo pioneering proton therapy after he was approved for treatment on the NHS.

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A care home is set to close after only six months due to concerns over the quality of service.

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12:03

Norfolk residents are being warned to prepare for more cold weather as the freezing nights are expected to continue in the county over the next few days.

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Fri, 13:26

An air ambulance was called to an incident in Sheringham.

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Sheringham
Thu, 15:14

A much-missed restaurant could be heading back to a north Norfolk town.

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Holt
Fri, 07:08

Rural rail stations have seen an increase in users as almost 10m people travelled across Norfolk alone by train last year.

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Yesterday, 11:20

A Royal Navy officer who missed a turning and skidded onto a path while more than four times over the legal limit for alcohol has been banned from driving.

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