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Concerns over bullying from ambulance bosses have again been highlighted - just a month after the deaths of three staff members prompted a major investigation into the trust's culture.

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Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

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Norwich

Norfolk's NHS is set to spend millions bailing out a struggling group of health trusts outside of the county - despite financial reports from just days ago saying the payments would not happen.

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Youngsters with special educational needs in Suffolk are being excluded three time more than their peers, new data revealed.

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Patients in Suffolk will experience more efficient liaison between healthcare providers, thanks to a new medical records system.

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A coronavirus health campaign has been launched across the nation as the government works to prevent the spread of illness.

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The daughter of a grandmother-of-two has revealed the toll her untimely death had on the family amid growing criticism of a Suffolk hospital's handling of patient safety concerns.

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West Suffolk Hospital's chief executive has apologised to the public, his staff and patients for failings in care after a critical inspection said newborn babies were put at "significant" risk and staff didn't feel valued or respected.

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The number of emergency hospital admissions for people in Norfolk with dementia has increased by more than 40pc in five years, a new report has found.

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A man has described his treatment at A&E as "soul destroying" and has lodged an official complaint over its lack of "basic care".

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures - despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement' in a new inspection report.

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Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A Norfolk man said his inspiration for losing six stone was to watch his children grow up, after doctors voiced fears for his health.

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Thetford

Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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Health chiefs are asking paramedics to work in overwhelmed A&E departments in another sign of the extreme pressure on Norfolk's NHS.

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A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

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Senior doctors have warned that children are "super-spreaders" of flu and have urged parents to get them vaccinated - as new figures reveal than less than a third of the country's infants have had their jab.

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A care home that posts treasured photos on the ceiling for bed-ridden patients to enjoy has been rated outstanding by inspectors.

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The number of people injured in fires in Suffolk last year has soared by 62% - with numbers nearly double what they were five years ago.

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A person died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Thetford, despite the best efforts of air and land ambulance crews.

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Thetford
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Caroline Flack's family has released a powerful message the TV presenter wrote days before she died, but was advised not to share on social media.

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A town's fish and chip shop which stayed open to feed scores of firefighters while they tackled a huge high street blaze has been praised for its generosity.

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A shop worker has been praised for his bravery after he confronted a man believed to be armed with a handgun while "terrified" customers and staff hid at the back of the store.

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The closure of RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk has been delayed until at least 2027.

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