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Yesterday, 18:27

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney could broker “single contracts” with major providers as part of the region’s healthcare overhaul.

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Patients from across Waveney are being urged to use healthcare services wisely and make the most of their pharmacy over the bank holiday weekend.

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NHS

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

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Carlton Marshes

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

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Carlton Colville

A state-of-the-art building at the James Paget University Hospital has won a prestigious construction industry award.

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James Paget University Hospital

The man responsible for leading the redesign of Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS said more communication was needed with the public.

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NHS

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have two walks coming up in the week ahead.

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

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Professionals who work with children and teenagers in Norfolk and Waveney will be given specialist training to identify the signs of harmful sexual behaviour following the launch of a new initiative designed to reduce offending and protect vulnerable young people.

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The EDP is to put a special focus on mental health and well-being in a unique special edition of the newspaper.

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Department for Education

Patients are being urged to look after themselves when they have minor ailments - because more than £2m is being spent in Norfolk and Waveney on prescriptions that could be bought for less over the counter.

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NHS

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

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A leading public health charity has called for more investment in substance misuse prevention, after deaths related to drugs in the region soared.

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United Kingdom

The chairman of East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) Paul Steward has been appointed as chief executive officer of Iceni Healthcare, the federation of independent GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

They give up their time to help new mothers take their first steps into parenthood.

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A decision on whether a £2.50 test - which could save newborn babies lives - will be offered routinely will be made today.

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Nearly 150 extra GPs will be needed in Norfolk and Waveney by 2036, as national figures show more GPs are retiring than are being recruited.

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NHS

The managing director of Norfolk County Council has stepped down from leading the region’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS

The region’s NHS trusts have seen a huge increase in research activity in the last year, according to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Breast cancer patients in Norfolk and Waveney could have missed out on an earlier diagnosis as it was revealed GP surgeries may have been using out of date guidelines when deciding on urgent referrals.

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The number of paramedics working in Norfolk and Suffolk has been boosted by almost 100 after the first cohort of paramedic science students graduated from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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University of East Anglia

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

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

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) paid more than £1m to taxi firms last year, figures reveal.

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NHS

Mental health care in the UK has been given a massive boost thanks to a £1.3 billion NHS expansion drive that will see thousands of new posts created.

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Norman Lamb

Members of the public trying to telephone the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) in Gorleston have been told to avoid calling the main switchboard number, as it is currently unavailable.

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An investigation has been launched by a hospital after a piece of a screw was left inside the toe of a patient.

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James Paget University Hospital

One of the largest diabetes prevention research studies in the world has just finished recruiting after screening over 13,000 participants at risk of diabetes in Norfolk, Suffolk and north east Essex.

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Norfolk

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

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Yesterday, 15:15

Concerns over the amount of homes earmarked for Lowestoft and how the town’s infrastructure will cope have been raised at a public consultation on Waveney’s future development.

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Carlton Colville
Yesterday, 12:15

A Lowestoft lifeguard was praised after his quick reactions saved the life of a young boy caught in a rip current.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 07:42

A Broads Authority quay assistant has been hailed a hero after saving a four year old girl who fell into the water between a boat and the quayside at the Great Yarmouth Yacht Station.

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John Packman
Yesterday, 16:36

As the parents of a former England footballer, Leonard and Valerie Butcher are used to seeing their family in the press.

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United Kingdom
12 minutes ago

Local people will be given the opportunity to have their say on the proposals for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing.

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Suffolk County Council

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