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Look out for the early symptoms of cancer as early intervention does make a difference, says sportsman and ex city footballer Darren Eadie

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The number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in Norfolk has risen by 88pc in the last five years.

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United Kingdom

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the ‘demoralising’ pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

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Norfolk

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The number of patients waiting more the four hours to be seen at Norfolk’s A&E departments has hit the highest levels since 2014.

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A young mother-of-four from north Norfolk has bravely spoken about her struggle with anxiety, and urged others to ask for help.

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An air ambulance landed on the sports field on Blacksmith Lane in Happisburgh.

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A woman whose father was admitted against his will into a failing care home and had his home care package cancelled said the situation is an abuse of his human rights.

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Norman Lamb

Norfolk’s alcohol crisis is today deepening, as drink-related deaths have hit a 10-year high in Norwich and almost 60 people a day in Norfolk are being admitted to hospital with conditions linked to booze.

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Norfolk County Council

NHS bosses have admitted there is no “definitive timeline” for when changes will be made to the region’s failing mental health services.

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Clive Lewis

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney could soon be chatting to their GP on an app on their mobile phone instead of having to make a face-to-face appointment.

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United Kingdom

A north Norfolk care home which “consistently failed to sustain improvements” has been closed down by authorities.

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Care Quality Commission

A trio of siblings and their parents are now enjoying biking with their little sister after she received a special needs trike.

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Ben

A Norfolk MP, who has said the UK could be waiting until 2022 for a social care funding system, has described the needs of the elderly in his constituency as “particularly acute”.

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Norman Lamb

Elderly residents found in their own faeces, a lack of food and no hot water.

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Care Quality Commission

Health bosses have been urged to listen to how patients want to see mental health services change as they decide on a future for the region’s troubled provision.

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Clive Lewis

The owners of a mid-Norfolk eatery have got behind an initiative to help people living with dementia.

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Norwich

Health bosses have admitted a plan to overhaul services published in 2016 was “over optimistic” as it was revealed the budget for Norfolk and Waveney was £96m behind where it should be.

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NHS

The mother of a four-year-old boy who has been given just days to live has said she is “lost for words” after hundreds took to social media to show their support.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Questions have been raised over the number of GPs available out of hours in Norfolk, Waveney, and Wisbech.

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NHS

Photo journalist Maurice Gray shares his personal journey with us, from diagnosis onwards.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A north Norfolk father is raising money for a mental health charity and completing two marathons just two weeks apart.

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United Kingdom

A woman has told of her “utter dismay” at a Norfolk care home’s failure to improve standards, six years after neglect allegations prompted a police probe.

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Norfolk Police

A £22,000 facelift has turned a community hospital day room into a welcoming space where patients and visitors can relax and reminisce.

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Barry Hester

A dementia group has reached a new milestone after becoming a registered charity, which means it can now benefit from a variety of tax reliefs.

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Norman Lamb

Prince William says the support of his East Anglian Air Ambulance colleagues helped stop him sliding down a “slippery slope” towards mental health problems.

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William

A staff member at an inadequate north Norfolk care home told inspectors nothing was done about “an insane lack of food”.

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Care Quality Commission

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The father of a 30-year-old man who took his own life in north Norfolk has paid tribute to his son.

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Boat builder Oyster Yachts, which almost went bust last year, was singled out for special praise at the North Norfolk Business Awards.

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The seaside town of Cromer is often described as “the gem of the north Norfolk coast”.

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Police have arrested a driver in his 40s after an axe was found in his car and £10,000 worth of cannabis was found in his home.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of going equipped to steal money from church donation boxes.

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