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Yesterday, 21:45
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It is a painful emotion which permeates into the lives of more than 40,000 people in Norfolk alone.

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A drug manufacturer has been urged to lower the price of a life-changing treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) sufferers so it can be made available on the NHS.

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NHS

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

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Henry Bellingham

Five Norfolk care homes will be among the first in the country to use a new app to collect feedback.

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Norwich

Norfolk’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol-related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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NHS

A mental health boss has hit out and branded it ‘utterly indefensible’ that a bid for more than £5m which would be used to address safety concerns was snubbed by the government.

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Julie Cave

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

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More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.

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Bill Borrett

Obesity-related hospital admissions in Norfolk have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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NHS

Low pay and a lack of financial support are contributing to a huge drop in new midwives, it has been claimed.

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A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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Clive Lewis

The boss of the new drug and alcohol treatment provision in Norfolk has vowed to tackle drug-related deaths in the county as her charity launched its services.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

More young people in Norfolk are feeling stressed, anxious and even hopeless than in the last decade, new research has revealed.

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United Kingdom

A new mother is praising the charity which supported her through “an incredibly traumatic” time after her baby almost died.

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Cambridge

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a second gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.

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NHS

A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Patients could been left waiting for potentially life-saving treatment for longer than they should have, despite new measures being brought in to ensure paramedics reach them on time.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

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NHS

Only around 1 in 20 people in the east of England think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

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NHS

Teenage pregnancy rates in the east of England are at the lowest they have been since records began, new figures have revealed.

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NHS

Staffing levels and unsafe environments were among the reasons for the closure of 36 beds at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust over the last few months, it can be revealed.

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The region’s air ambulance has been given a glowing report by inspectors, with four areas highlighted as outstanding.

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Care Quality Commission

Inspectors have paid a visit to the region’s ambulance trust.

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Staff at a Norfolk care home will be going the extra mile to raise money to help pay for resident days out.

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The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) was recognised for their work on creating compassionate workplaces at NHS England’s conference.

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NHS

Nearly 100,000 staff in the east of England’s NHS are set for a wage rise after health unions recommended a pay offer worth up to 29pc over three years.

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NHS

More women die from breast cancer in more deprived areas of Norfolk and Waveney than those living in more affluent areas.

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A woman was taken to hospital following a crash between two vehicles in Thetford.

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West Suffolk Hospital
Yesterday, 09:48

A woman on her way to the school run was arrested after providing a positive road side drugs test.

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A mother had to shield her daughter to stop her being hit as a group of teenagers rode their BMX bikes through a community building.

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Mon, 15:07

A supermarket security guard led two parents and their two children to safety after running into block of flats when he saw thick black smoke coming from inside.

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West Suffolk Hospital

Rescue Squadrons have made one final jump above the countryside of Suffolk and Norfolk before they relocate from RAF Lakenheath.

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