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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Robert Morton

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

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Healthwatch Norfolk, the consumer champion for patients in Norfolk, will hold its annual general meeting on July 24, at the Forum, in Norwich, from 9.30am to 11am.

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Norwich

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

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NHS

The cost to the county’s mental health at the hands of cuts elsewhere has been laid bare as it was revealed one in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety.

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United Kingdom

One in seven people in Norfolk are living with depression or anxiety, according to a survey of patients registered with GPs.

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United Kingdom

Trading Standards officers in Norfolk have discovered a Norwich retailer was selling apricot kernels containing high levels of cyanide.

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Food Standards Agency

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has been shown to help veterans deal with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a Norfolk research study.

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United States

Private ambulance crews have been accused of leaving the personal details of a patient on show on a vehicle’s dashboard while parked up at a Thetford pub.

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NHS

People who have had a stroke or other recent brain injuries will be able to benefit from the experiences of those who have already lived through a similar condition, thanks to a grant from Norfolk Freemasons.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.

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NHS

Mental health staff who do not comply with safety checks on tranquillised patients look set for tougher sanctions as bosses said doing the “nice things” was not good enough.

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A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world’s top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.

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NHS

A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.

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Care Quality Commission

The number of calls received by the ambulance service in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire over the bank holiday weekend dipped compared to the year before.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

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Norman Lamb

East Of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST) is reminding the public about simple tips to stay safe during the expected mixed weather due this bank holiday weekend.

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An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

St John Ambulance is urging people who have saved someone’s life using first aid to come forward with their story for the charity’s prestigious Everyday Heroes Awards.

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A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

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Norman Lamb

The region’s mental health trust has hit back at claims from campaigners that plans are afoot to split into two organisations.

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Gary Page

Adults and children with diabetes in Norfolk are being denied a new life-changing technology that could help them safely manage their condition.

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Nearly 300,000 patients across Norfolk and Waveney cannot make a doctor’s appointment at the weekend or outside normal hours, it has been revealed.

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NHS

Norfolk’s community health trust is calling on anyone with memories of their care to get in touch, as the health service gets set to celebrate its 70th birthday.

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An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.

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Clive Lewis

Health bosses have shown their appreciation for nurses and midwives on the same day as Florence Nightingale’s birth.

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James Paget University Hospital

It is an organisation which is ever-changing and one the British public hold close to their hearts. And as the NHS looks set for another unpredictable few years, health correspondent Geraldine Scott explores the various non-NHS organisations which make up Norfolk and Waveney’s heath service.

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NHS

It is an organisation which has had a troubled few years. New Norfolk and Suffolk mental health boss Antek Lejk speaks to health correspondent Geraldine Scott about turning things around and looking to the future.

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Julie Cave

The region’s mental health trust has insisted it repeatedly reported murderer Alex Palmer to police and other organisations before he killed dog walker Peter Wrighton.

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Peter Wrighton

The parents of Alexander Palmer, a former soldier who stabbed a pensioner to death in East Harling, have said they warned mental health workers he was collecting knives.

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Alexander Palmer

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Yesterday, 14:50

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an incident on the A1088 at Fakenham Magna, near Thetford, on Sunday morning.

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Suffolk police
Yesterday, 13:24

A football match is to be held in memory of a “much loved and cherished” young man who died in a car crash.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

A road in Suffolk has been closed after a car flipped onto its roof.

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Yesterday, 22:02

It might’ve taken a few days to find any of the GoGoHares rocks hidden around our beautiful county.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Commuters in Thetford were given a shock after a police escort drove through their town.

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