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Friday, August 17, 2018
County Council

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

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More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

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NHS

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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NHS

Paramedics have claimed morale is at an “all time low” after new rules put restrictions on holiday time for half the year.

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NHS

A Suffolk care home is celebrating a dramatic turnaround - having gone from an inadequate CQC rating to an award nominated dementia centre in the space of a year.

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Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership is to host another of its popular guided walks this weekend between Darsham and Halesworth.

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Young parents and their children had fun in the sun as a special beach party was hailed a success.

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NHS

UK workers are among the most stressed in the world, according to a new survey. Sheena Grant finds out about an initiative to try and redress the balance.

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NHS

More people will be able to remain at home following a 999 call instead of going to hospital thanks to extra funding for an early intervention scheme for Great Yarmouth and Waveney.

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NHS

A race against time is on in a mother’s plea to raise money for treatment for a her 10-month-old son’s flat head syndrome.

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NHS

A mother has made it her duty to raise awareness about the debilitating condition which has plagued her daughter’s young life.

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The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Care Quality Commission

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has gained the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award for showing outstanding support for its Armed Forces staff.

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NHS

Members of a cancer support group were given the opportunity to meet a pop sensation turned West End star.

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A Lowestoft care home has been rated as ‘good’ in their most recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Care Quality Commission

Residents from a Lowestoft care home took part in a county-wide sports day.

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Suffolk County Council

A baby who was transferred to a Norfolk neonatal intensive care unit was found to be carrying MRSA.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A £50,000 review into the region’s ambulance service found staff were unhappy but praised leaders.

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A new partnership has been formed between a hair salon and a mental health specialist as they try and change the face of the hairdressing industry.

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These images show how the new foyer will look at the James Paget University Hospital with the installation of a Marks & Spencer food store.

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Ireland

Healthy walks have been organised by OneLife Suffolk.

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Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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Carlton Colville

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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NHS

Health visitors have set up a café in Lowestoft to advise families on healthy eating for babies and toddlers.

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Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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NHS

Our latest conference on loneliness and isolation happened recently and we were delighted to see so many people discussing such a powerful issue – recent reports suggest isolation can be as dangerous to health as smoking and obesity.

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A health authority has been rated ‘good’ after strengthening its leadership and making improvements for patients in urgent care.

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Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

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Clive Lewis

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Yesterday, 13:50

Quick-thinking members of the public rushed to assist an off duty policeman and retired police dog after a shop owner requested help.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 18:04

A party style atmosphere attracted the crowds as thousands of people enjoyed a weekend of entertainment.

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Yesterday, 11:02

They are more used to trying to catch masked criminals.

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Yesterday, 09:19

This aerial photo shows the scale of the damage caused to the derelict former Pontins site in Hemsby.

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Car thefts in Suffolk increased by 14% last year, according to latest police figures.

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Home Office

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