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Yesterday, 07:15

Plans are at an "early stage" for a new urgent treatment centre incorporating geriatric care and a mental health walk-in centre at Cromer Hospital.

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Concerns over bullying from ambulance bosses have again been highlighted - just a month after the deaths of three staff members prompted a major investigation into the trust's culture.

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Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

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Norwich

Patients desperate for hospital operations are having to wait up to a year as the list of those delayed soars to 17,000.

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The ex-boss of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, who is wanted in Australia, is living in a north Norfolk hideaway, we can reveal today.

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This time two years ago, Sheringham charity shop worker Cindy Farrow's weight problems had spiralled so far out of control, she was convinced she didn't have much longer to live.

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A midwife has delivered something special after creating a mosaic masterpiece to adorn one of the hospital's walls.

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Norfolk's NHS is set to spend millions bailing out a struggling group of health trusts outside of the county - despite financial reports from just days ago saying the payments would not happen.

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The results of testing for potential legionella bacteria at North Walsham and District War Memorial Hospital have come back negative.

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North Walsham

A nine-year-old boy with cancer and his family are coming home after spending Christmas and the New Year in hospital.

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Average monthly prescription rates for antidepressant medication across Norfolk have risen by 20pc between January 2015 and November 2019, highlighting the "indisputable link between deprivation and mental health".

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is a heart condition which can cause heart attacks in healthy young women. The condition, which has been reported as being misdiagnosed as a panic or anxiety attack, cannot currently be predicted or prevented. RUTH LAWES speaks to three SCAD survivors about living with the condition.

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Bosses at a care unit have been told not to admit any more patients after a man swallowed a screw during their visit - just 15 months after the death of a patient who swallowed a piece of cup.

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A coronavirus health campaign has been launched across the nation as the government works to prevent the spread of illness.

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Hospital bosses are still waiting for the results of tests carried out following a possible legionella contamination.

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North Walsham

A care home with a dirty kitchen, no registered manager and where a staff member was caught having a sleep has been shut down.

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"Incompetent and untrained" staff led to the closure of a care home which received the worst possible rating by a health watchdog.

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It's a sense most of us take for granted, but loss of smell affects roughly one in 20 of us. New research from the University of East Anglia says the psychological impact of anosmia are little understood. Ruth Lawes reports.

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A symphony set to be performed at St Peter's Church, Sheringham, on Saturday (January 25) will be music to the ears of its composer, who thought he would never hear the piece again after battling life-threating kidney failure.

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The number of emergency hospital admissions for people in Norfolk with dementia has increased by more than 40pc in five years, a new report has found.

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An NHS manager bragged that the service had "got away" with its failings being highlighted after the death of two dementia sufferers - because former Monty Python star Terry Jones had died.

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A Norfolk hospital is getting back to normal after fears were raised that the bacteria that can cause Legionnaire's disease was discovered in a shower.

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North Walsham

A family's anguish at moving their vulnerable mother three times in four months has laid bare the grim reality of care home closures.

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Fears have been raised that bacteria which can cause Legionnaire's Disease has been discovered in a shower at a Norfolk hospital.

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North Walsham

A Norfolk council could ban passengers from vaping in taxis.

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Recent news about a rat spotted at a Norfolk McDonald's may have you wondering where your local restaurant ranks for food hygiene.

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When six-year-old Benny Pitcher was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour nine months ago, his parents, Kevin and Julie, felt as though their world had come to an end.

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An air ambulance was called to an incident in Sheringham.

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Sheringham

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

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Yesterday, 10:23

Plans have been put forward to link north Norfolk's towns and villages via a £500 million light rail system running from Peterborough to Great Yarmouth.

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Mon, 15:28

A North Walsham fish and chip shop has closed for a couple of days as a precautionary measure in light of the coronavirus.

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Yesterday, 07:15

Plans are at an "early stage" for a new urgent treatment centre incorporating geriatric care and a mental health walk-in centre at Cromer Hospital.

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Yesterday, 14:05

A woman was airlifted to hospital after a fall.

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Yesterday, 09:55

A leisure centre's swimming pool will remain closed in the coming weeks as repair work is carried out to damage caused by high winds.

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Sheringham

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