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City College Norwich

Hard-working staff from Norfolk’s care sector were recognised for their successes at a glittering awards ceremony.

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Clinicians at the region’s mental health trust are too busy to complete mandatory basic life support training, it has been revealed.

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NHS

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

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NHS

Around 6,000 inhalers used by asthma patients have been recalled by health officials.

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More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

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Norfolk County Council

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

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Norfolk

Residents are invited to attend the next meeting of an engagement group for an NHS body.

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NHS

Two wards at Bury St Edmund’s West Suffolk Hospital have received an award by a local charity.

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NHS

New figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal the walking habits of people across the region.

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West Norfolk

For the past seven years teenager Archie Ramshaw has been battling an extremely rare blood disorder which has seen him have more than 150 blood transfusions. Reporter Rebecca Murphy spoke to his family as they prepare for the next stage of his journey.

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Children living in the most deprived areas of our region are more likely to be obese, new statistics have revealed.

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University of East Anglia

The sister of a mentally ill man who died after being tranquillised in hospital has slammed the region’s mental health trust for not addressing problems with the practice sooner.

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Michael Scott

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

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Clive Lewis

The chief executive of a Norfolk health trust is to step down.

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NHS

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

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NHS

Thousands of elderly people across Norfolk and Waveney may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

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NHS

An organisation which supports carers in Norfolk has seen the demand for its paid-for services rocket since it lost its council funding last year.

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Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

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Clive Lewis

A Norfolk doctor faces a misconduct tribunal over allegations she did not follow or seek instructions while delivering a baby.

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Manchester

A lack of checks on patients tranquillised while under the care of the region’s mental health trust has been branded as “appalling”.

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Julie Cave

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

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Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A patient is believed to have hanged themselves at a psychiatric ward in Norfolk despite the mental health trust being ordered to remove all points which would make it possible.

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Julie Cave

A Suffolk NHS trust, which provides hospital and community care to local people, has been ranked as one of the best in the country by regulators in its latest inspection.

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Care Quality Commission

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

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Michael Scott

A mother who gave up work to look after her suicidal son and slept on his bedroom floor to keep him safe has praised a charity telephone line for its support.

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A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Clive Lewis

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Clive Lewis

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

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Clive Lewis

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Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a 24-year-old Thetford man who is wanted.

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A beautiful river path in the heart of the Brecks has become more accessible to horse riders.

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Norfolk County Council
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A man in his twenties has been assaulted in Thetford.

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A weather warning for severe cold and heavy snow that could lead to travel disruptions has been put in place for the region next week.

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It will be an experience of a lifetime and a chance to meet and make friends with other young adults from around the world.

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