Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.
“Media hype” has been blamed for causing anxiety in those under the care of the mental health trust. Health and political correspondent Geraldine Scott says that’s a denial of the issues at hand.
A Norfolk charity founder who suffered post-natal depression is looking forward to “giving hope” to other parents in her role at the region’s new mother and baby mental health unit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.
MPs have called for swift and decisive action to improve mental health services in our region.
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.
Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.
Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.
After recent deaths in north Norfolk, bereaved parents, a GP and a campaigner tell JESSICA FRANK-KEYES how a lack of local services is failing suicidal young men.
Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.
More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.
The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.
Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.
The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.
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.
The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.
More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.
Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.
The region’s mental health trust and Norfolk County Council have been ordered to pay a patient and her mother £75 each for failings before a suicide attempt.
Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.
Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.
Health staff and campaigners turned out in Cromer on Thursday to celebrate the 70th birthday of the National Health Service.
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.
A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.
Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.
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