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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
Sunday, May 20, 2018

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
Friday, May 18, 2018

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
Friday, May 18, 2018

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
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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
Sunday, May 13, 2018

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
Saturday, May 12, 2018

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
Monday, May 7, 2018

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
Friday, May 4, 2018

The devastated parents of a four-month-old baby who died of sudden infant death syndrome have described him as “beautiful, happy boy.”

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NHS
Friday, May 4, 2018

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
Thursday, May 3, 2018

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
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Norfolk charity has expressed its dismay after it was revealed a breast cancer screening error meant hundreds of women’s lives may have been cut short.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Those in charge of overhauling the region’s health service have saved £70m less than they should have done, it has been admitted.

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NHS
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The health secretary praised staff at the West Suffolk Hospital during a visit to discuss patient safety in the NHS.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, April 30, 2018

It is known as the silent killer, and can lead to a heart attack, a stroke or heart disease.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS is changing - and not for the first time - as it bids to move towards a more integrated system of care. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains what the new system is, and the impact on our health service.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Community healthcare provider Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) has appointed a new non-executive director to its board.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, April 26, 2018

The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

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NHS
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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
Monday, April 23, 2018

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
Friday, April 20, 2018

Residents in Breckland are being encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood.

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NHS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Of all those taking part in this year’s London Marathon, Simon Kindleysides has arguably one of the toughest challenges ahead of him.

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NHS
Sunday, April 15, 2018

People living in Great Yarmouth are the least active in England, with more than a third failing to manage 30 minutes of exercise a week, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Friday, April 13, 2018

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
Thursday, April 12, 2018

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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Gary Page
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A nurse and charity volunteer from Fakenham has been named this year’s Miss Norfolk.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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

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NHS
Thursday, April 5, 2018

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

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