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Fri, 11:20
County Council

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

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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.

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NHS

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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NHS

Paramedics have claimed morale is at an “all time low” after new rules put restrictions on holiday time for half the year.

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NHS

West Suffolk is the best performing area in the country for minimising the amount of time patients stay in hospital longer than they need to.

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NHS

Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A number of expert speakers will join together for a mental health conference in Thetford.

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London

The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Care Quality Commission

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has gained the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award for showing outstanding support for its Armed Forces staff.

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Ministry of Defence

A £50,000 review into the region’s ambulance service found staff were unhappy but praised leaders.

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It is the only health trust in our county to be rated outstanding, as others are pushed into special measures and judged unsafe. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott visited Norfolk Community Health and Care to find out what the organisation was doing to get it so right.

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NHS

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.

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Norfolk County Council

A Suffolk MP has spoken about his “deeply personal” reasons for respecting the NHS during his maiden speech as health secretary.

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NHS

Cancer kills more people in Norfolk than any other condition.

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United Kingdom

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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Suffolk County Council

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

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NHS

A Suffolk health authority has been praised for its performance and patient care.

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NHS

The retiring chief executive of the health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) was full of praise during a visit to the West Suffolk Hospital.

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Care Quality Commission

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

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George Freeman

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.

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Clive Lewis

There is not enough provision in Norfolk to deal with the number of children who need speech and language therapy (SLT).

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Norfolk County Council

Foam, paint, lasers, winder machines, inflatables - and a 5k run.

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Norwich

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

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Robert Morton

More GP practices across Norfolk and Waveney will have a diabetes specialist nurse or a GP with a special interest in diabetes thanks to funding provided by the Norfolk Diabetes Trust (NDT).

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NHS

New figures reveal 54 people in Norfolk and Suffolk became lifesaving deceased organ donors over the last year.

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NHS

A £6.5m injection of capital funding has been handed to the region’s ambulance service to improve facilities and services for its crews.

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NHS

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

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Robert Morton

Residents and staff at a West Suffolk care home are celebrating after winning a national award.

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Care Quality Commission

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Ministry of Defence
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Communities across Suffolk and Norfolk may hear and see an increase in US Air Force jets in the sky.

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The number of civil partnerships in Norfolk has fallen dramatically since same-sex marriage was legalised.

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