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University of East Anglia

A senior eye specialist has been awarded a professorship for his contribution to research.

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More than £42m will be spent on new buildings and vehicles for the region’s ambulance service, after bosses voted to press ahead with two new schemes.

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United Kingdom

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

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NHS

Travel vaccinations, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements may no longer be available on the NHS under major cost-cutting plans.

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The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

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Norfolk County Council

Families with children in Lowestoft are being urged to join an annual walking festival to help improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

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Phil Aves

A group of hearing care specialists will be holding a special open event.

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United Kingdom

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for next month by OneLife Suffolk.

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A senior ophthalmologist at the James Paget University Hospital has been given a professorship as recognition of his role in promoting research.

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University of East Anglia

Meet Harry the whippet who is on a mission to bring smiles and health benefits to dementia patients at the James Paget University Hospital.

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James Paget University Hospital

Health facilities and equipment in Norwich and beyond will be upgraded as part of a £7.5m investment planned by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS

Suffolk care providers have warned they can no longer offer safe services to the county’s most vulnerable at the “inadequate” prices council bosses are prepared to pay.

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Philip Hammond

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for next week by OneLife Suffolk.

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Tesco

A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.

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England Ambulance Service

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for next week by OneLife Suffolk.

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Mark Boggis

Vital, life-saving equipment has been installed on a housing estate – thanks to the generosity of a cardiac arrest survivor and a Norfolk charity.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up later this month.

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A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.

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BBC

The number of people smoking in certain areas of Norfolk is on the rise despite figures showing that the proportion of smokers across Britain is at its lowest on record.

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United Kingdom

Views are being sought over the future of land next to Sole Bay Health Centre after plans to build a care home there failed to materialise.

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NHS

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

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NHS

A vision of creating 1,000 acres of land in the Broads has moved another step closer.

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Carlton Marshes

Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.

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Philip Hammond

A&E patients in the region may be triaged quicker next winter after the government announced a £100m scheme in the Budget.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

People in Suffolk are being invited to ‘come along for the stride’ as a popular festival celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Colin Noble

New outdoor exercise equipment has been installed on a village’s community playing field.

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Liam Martin

Young people are being helped into a career in healthcare thanks to a new course.

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NHS

Patients at a doctors’ surgery will benefit from some of the latest equipment thanks to the generosity of a charity.

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The James Paget University Hospital is urging people to have their say on the care on offer at the hospital.

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James Paget University Hospital

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A young gambling addict cleaned out his 82-year-old grandmother’s bank account when taking £11,000 to feed his habit.

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Lowestoft
Yesterday, 13:04

A 20-year-old man from Great Yarmouth has been remanded in custody this morning after being charged with the rape of a girl under 16 in a Lowestoft park, sexual grooming her and breaching a sexual harm prevention order. Christopher Neill, of Marsh Road, was arrested by Suffolk police officers on Monday after the girl reported that she had been raped in Fen Park on Sunday after meeting a man she had contact with on Facebook.

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Nothing says Easter like a saffron dinger - at least that was the case some 50 years ago.

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United Kingdom
Tue, 16:45

Police are seeking witnesses after two teenagers were assaulted in Lowestoft.

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Lowestoft police
10:58

A senior eye specialist has been awarded a professorship for his contribution to research.

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University of East Anglia

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