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The uptake of young woman attending a potentially life-saving routine test is at an all time low after new research has revealed many feel too embarrassed, scared or vulnerable to go.

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NHS
Friday, January 18, 2019

Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

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European Union
Friday, January 18, 2019

Patients at Cromer surgery should now have a shorter wait for round-the-clock blood pressure monitoring.

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NHS
Monday, January 14, 2019

I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

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NHS
Sunday, January 13, 2019

When Rhianwen Smee signed up for a gruelling, 48-mile ‘ultra’ marathon to raise cash for the eating disorders charity Beat, she opened up to friends and family for the first time about her own struggles with food. The Holt mum-of-four, who has already topped her £400 fundraising target, talks to KAREN BETHELL about her lifelong battle with binge eating disorder.

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NHS
Monday, January 7, 2019

A “cruel and desperately unfair” postcode lottery which locks some Norfolk families out of accessing fertility treatment on the NHS could come to an end after announcements made as part of a long term plan for the health service.

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Theresa May
Monday, January 7, 2019

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

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Theresa May
Saturday, January 5, 2019

A senior manager at the region’s mental health trust’s troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.

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NHS
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
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

More women have come forward to describe the risky ways they are having to obtain medication not available on the NHS for thyroid issues.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Norfolk’s community healthcare is applauding the fact that over 1,500 members of staff have been vaccinated against the flu, after its most successful vaccination drive to date.

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NHS
Monday, December 31, 2018

Nearly 4,000 people over the age of 65 in Norfolk are living with undiagnosed dementia, according to the NHS.

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NHS
Monday, December 24, 2018

Doctors in Norfolk and Waveney have no real way of knowing how long people are waiting to be seen by a GP.

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NHS
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
Monday, December 17, 2018

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Antek Lejk
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

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NHS
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
Friday, December 14, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, December 14, 2018

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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NHS
Friday, December 14, 2018

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS
Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, December 13, 2018

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
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

A family has criticised a mental health service after a mother-of-three took her own life just 10 days after being discharged from a mental health ward.

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UN Court
Friday, December 7, 2018

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
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

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS

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