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Thursday, February 28, 2019

More than half of NHS staff in Norfolk are working extra hours to help prop up the health service, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb
Friday, February 15, 2019

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
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, February 8, 2019

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

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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
Thursday, January 24, 2019

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
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A member of staff at an inadequate north Norfolk care home thought legislation intended to safeguard vulnerable residents meant “always being nice to people”, a report revealed.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.

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Antek Lejk
Saturday, December 22, 2018

The new owner of a private mental health hospital in north Norfolk is keen to distance himself from the building’s past.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A 95-year-old woman who died of hypothermia and pneumonia told her daughter she was “freezing” and had not had a shower for three weeks at her failing £500-a-week care home.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, December 16, 2018

A 95-year-old died of hypothermia and pneumonia after both boilers failed in a Norfolk care home, where residents had to rely on temporary heaters and hot water being carried in jugs.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, December 15, 2018

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

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Antek Lejk
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

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Antek Lejk
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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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Antek Lejk
Monday, December 10, 2018

MPs have called for swift and decisive action to improve mental health services in our region.

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Clive Lewis
Friday, December 7, 2018

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
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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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Antek Lejk
Monday, December 3, 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
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A care home owner has challenged a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report that rated the service as inadequate.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, November 19, 2018

A care home owner has challenged a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report that rated the service as inadequate.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, October 15, 2018

An inadequate north Norfolk care service has been placed in special measures after inspectors found an incident resulting in a staff member’s dismissal was not reported to the authorities.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Clive Lewis
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Inspectors identified a lack of care and compassion at a north Norfolk care home which they deemed unsafe and uncaring.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Choking and pressure ulcer risks were reported at a Cromer care home which has been rated inadequate after failing to make “significant improvements”.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Antek Lejk

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