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Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

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Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Clive Lewis
Thursday, September 13, 2018

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

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Home Office
Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

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University of East Anglia
Monday, September 10, 2018

Around 40,000 fewer free dental treatments were carried out in Norfolk last year, with industry leaders saying a “hostile environment” is putting off low income patients.

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NHS
Monday, September 10, 2018

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

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Harry
Monday, September 10, 2018

People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.

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NHS
Thursday, September 6, 2018

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

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University of East Anglia
Thursday, September 6, 2018

It has been a year of success for the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) despite a number of challenges, including seeing its busiest winter on record.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, September 3, 2018

Work on a £40million public services hub for Mildenhall is set to get under way in the coming weeks.

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Tim Passmore
Monday, September 3, 2018

Five people a year die in Norfolk waiting for a organ transplant, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

A national charity car wash event is coming to Norfolk for the first time next month.

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NHS
Saturday, September 1, 2018

NHS dentistry in Norfolk is “heading towards the cliff edge” it has been claimed, as figures reveal nearly two thirds of dentists are thinking of leaving the profession.

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NHS
Friday, August 31, 2018

The boss of the region’s ambulance trust will leave the service.

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Robert Morton
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fewer than half the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Norfolk managed to quit, according to the latest figures.

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NHS
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A department of a community hospital in Thetford has been reopened and is being run by a new provider.

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West Suffolk Hospital
Thursday, August 16, 2018

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
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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

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NHS
Sunday, August 12, 2018

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
Saturday, August 11, 2018

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
Thursday, August 9, 2018

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
Thursday, August 2, 2018

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
Thursday, August 2, 2018

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
Sunday, July 22, 2018

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
Friday, July 20, 2018

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
Friday, July 13, 2018

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

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NHS
Friday, July 13, 2018

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

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NHS
Friday, July 13, 2018

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

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