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The region’s mental health trust has been listed in the top five in the country for sending patients out of the area for their care.

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NHS
Yesterday, 14:51

A special event giving people with experience of mental ill health the chance to hear inspirational stories from others while sharing their own ideas for promoting recovery will take place next week.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Saturday, June 24, 2017

More than 60 acres of NHS land in the region could be sold off, after health bosses identified sites which could be used to reach the government’s targets for housing.

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Theresa May
Friday, June 23, 2017

A new strategy which explains how the region’s mental health trust will support people to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life will launch next week.

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NHS
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A national initiative to improve mental health services for patients with learning disabilities or autism has been introduced at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS
Monday, June 19, 2017

Men who are facing mental health difficulties such as PTSD will soon be able to take part in an innovative form of therapy as the international expert who developed the initiative visits the UK to share his knowledge with local mental health staff.

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NHS
Monday, June 19, 2017

Anyone considering a naughty lope through Norfolk’s wheat fields as part of a mass event organised on social media has been urged to think twice.

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Theresa May
Friday, June 16, 2017

The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.

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NHS
Thursday, June 15, 2017

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Concerns that members of the public have not had enough of a say in the changing face of the county’s health system have prompted a Question Time style event.

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Norman Lamb
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New parents from across the region are being urged to look after their own mental health for the welfare of their baby.

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NHS
Monday, June 12, 2017

A former Labour health secretary has been appointed to guide Norfolk and Waveney through what could be the more radical revolution the health system has ever seen.

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Norman Lamb
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

We asked the general election candidates in South West Norfolk to tell us why you should vote for them on Thursday, June 8. We also invited them to submit videos outlining their three priorities. This is what they said:

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Elizabeth Truss
Friday, June 2, 2017

Patients are set to benefit from a £1.5million project to bring new cardiac services to West Suffolk Hospital.

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West Suffolk Hospital

As research suggests around 10m British adults are diagnosed with a mental health condition, and more than 55,000 people in Norfolk and Suffolk were treated by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) last year, mental health could be a key issue for voters in next week’s election.

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Norman Lamb
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Elizabeth Truss maintained a tradition stretching back more than 50 years when she won South West Norfolk, with a majority of almost 14,000, in 2015.

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Elizabeth Truss
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

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NHS
Monday, May 22, 2017

Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been presented with a special award in recognition of the contribution it has made to a nationwide programme which promotes equality and diversity across the NHS.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Norfolk’s largest hospital was fined more than £2.5m for missing key NHS patient targets.

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England Ambulance Service
Monday, May 15, 2017

Some £700,000 a year is to be invested in a two-year service to help people in central Norfolk with dementia live more comfortably.

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NHS
Monday, May 15, 2017

The effects of a large-scale cyber attack are still being felt throughout the region’s NHS services today, as healthcare providers try to get back on their feet.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, May 12, 2017

The region’s mental health trust is celebrated the work of its 1,168 registered nurses who it says go the extra mile for patients and carers.

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NHS
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A charity football match hosted by the region’s ambulance service has raised thousands of pounds for good causes.

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NHS
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A new kind of guardian responsible for helping members of staff to raise concerns about patient safety with the aim of further improving care has been appointed at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS
Monday, May 8, 2017

In recent months we have seen huge progress in the fight to bring mental illness out of the shadows.

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Theresa May
Sunday, May 7, 2017

New mothers with serious mental health problems will be able to receive specialist inpatient help closer to home as the region’s first dedicated mother and baby unit is set to open.

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NHS
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Doctors in the region could soon use their own time to treat and charge patients outside their contractual arrangements with the NHS, but leaders insist it is not a move towards privatisation.

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NHS
Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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Care Quality Commission

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