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Friday, October 19, 2018
Labour

A Lowestoft businessman has revealed his intention to buy the town’s closed hospital and transform it into a medical centre, despite a public campaign to stop the sale.

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Shocking shortcomings in care for the dying in Norfolk can today be revealed.

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Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

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Suffolk County Council

Campaigners have demanded a halt to the sale of Lowestoft Hospital and for its use as a potential medical centre to be examined, despite a planned auction next week.

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Labour

A former hospital site will be auctioned for sale despite calls for it to be reopened.

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NHS

Emergency accommodation and specialist support for the homeless and vulnerable will be extended over the winter months, thanks to a new initiative.

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Peter Aldous

The Suffolk User Forum launched the app, called Stay Alive, in association with Grassroots as part of World Mental Health Day.

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Commissioning Group

Mother of a young man who took his own life calls for more parental support

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A ground-breaking response car service which provides support to people in the midst of a mental health crisis has saved 29 lives in just two years.

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Regarding the article on ‘Campaign launched to re-open Lowestoft Hospital’, I express full support for this campaign.

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Care Quality Commission

Volunteers looking after a memory and sensory garden for families living with dementia have been shortlisted for a community award.

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NHS

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission

Outstanding achievements, dedication and quality care were celebrated at this year’s James Paget University Hospital’s Remarkable People awards.

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Christine Allen

Two Waveney care providers have been rewarded for their outstanding efforts to provide high standards of care.

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A campaign has been launched to reopen Lowestoft Hospital following the announcement it will be auctioned off in the coming months.

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NHS

Students to be taught CPR

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Secondary school students across the East of England region will be learning first aid skills that could save a life as part of World Restart a Heart day later this month.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A controversial change to rotas at the region’s ambulance trust has been halted after staff raised concerns about the impact on their work-life balance.

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Robert Morton

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

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NHS

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

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Norman Lamb

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb

Awards celebrating Great Yarmouth and Waveney’s hardworking hospital staff will be live streamed for the first time.

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Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a governor and help drive improvements.

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A nursing home’s caring atmosphere has been praised once more by a national watchdog.

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Women in Norfolk are being spared an anxious wait for smear test results, with almost 100pc receiving them within two weeks.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Medical experts have been instructed to draw up official guidelines for social media use amid fears over its impact on child mental health, a minster has revealed.

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A scheme designed to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions has saved an estimated 708 bed days, according to Great Yarmouth and Waveney’s health commissioners.

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The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Care Quality Commission

The number of diabetic people having devastating toe, foot and limb amputations in two of the region’s areas has shot up, shocking figures reveal.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A service which was successfully launched earlier this year is aiming to reach out to more families living with dementia.

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Southwold Town Council

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A 24-year-old man has been charged with a host of driving offences after a police chase through Lowestoft.

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Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court
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Police are “keeping an open mind” as the investigation into the disappearance of a swimmer continues.

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Suffolk Police
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People in Norfolk and Waveney can expect a “shock to the system” this week as temperatures dip sharply after a spell of unseasonably warm weather.

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Adam Dury
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A woman in her 80s was taken to hospital with serious chest injuries after a car crash during the morning rush hour, with another driver also hospitalised.

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James Paget University Hospital
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A 15-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of the serious sexual assault of a woman in her own home has been bailed for a fourth time.

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Suffolk police

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