Planning permission has been granted for a £710,000 resource centre in Halesworth which will provide information and support to people with life-limiting illnesses.
The leader of Waveney District Council has pledged to write to the region’s care commission asking them to reinstate funding for an innovative scheme.
A plea has been made to protect an innovative mental health treatment scheme, after a decision not to renew its contract left it with a £23,000 funding gap.
A health boss has apologised to the family of a woman who died after failings in care at a mental health unit.
Young people from The Prince’s Trust are celebrating after successfully completing their training course with a community care provider.
The father of missing student Sophie Smith will speak at a mental health awareness event organised for young people in Gorleston and Hopton.
Waveney suffers from more heroin and morphine misuse deaths than anywhere else in Suffolk, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.
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.
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.
East Coast Community Healthcare has been named as the highest performing community health organisation in the east of England for staff flu vaccinations for the second year running.
The dream of an end-of-life hospice in the grounds of Gorleston’s James Paget Hospital was thrown into doubt this week after health care commissioners said they wouldn’t fund the beds.
Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.
Partners, families and friends are being encouraged to consider what they can do to become a ‘Breast Friend’ to mothers.
More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.
Obesity-related hospital admissions in Norfolk have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.
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.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a second gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.
A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.
Patients could been left waiting for potentially life-saving treatment for longer than they should have, despite new measures being brought in to ensure paramedics reach them on time.
Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.
Only around 1 in 20 people in the east of England think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.
Teenage pregnancy rates in the east of England are at the lowest they have been since records began, new figures have revealed.
Staffing levels and unsafe environments were among the reasons for the closure of 36 beds at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust over the last few months, it can be revealed.
The region’s air ambulance has been given a glowing report by inspectors, with four areas highlighted as outstanding.
Six practices in Great Yarmouth and Waveney will be offering additional GP and nurse cover after the Easter weekend.
Inspectors have paid a visit to the region’s ambulance trust.
St John Ambulance in the East Region has teamed up with The Journal to give some simple but life saving first aid tips.
The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.
Being the best at losing wouldn’t normally help you to scoop an award, but one man from Carlton Colville has done just that after being named the ‘Greatest Loser’ 2018.
Horn Hill in Lowestoft was the worst street for reported crime in the whole of Waveney in the last year.
The ambition to have 90 minute train times between Norwich and London is in doubt, it has been claimed.
A 14-year-old ballet dancer from Lowestoft is one step closer to achieving her dream of dancing professionally as she rehearses for her latest role.
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