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Wed, 10:09
NHS

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

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An inspirational slimmer lost nearly ten stone and dropped eight trouser sizes after realising the health risks of his lifestyle.

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A specialist nurse has been appointed to help a number of families living with dementia.

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

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Healthcare staff at a social enterprise in Lowestoft have been praised by the former Secretary of State for Health Patricia Hewitt.

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Jonathan Williams

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

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Robert Morton

Shedding the Light on loneliness and isolation will be the focus of a conference next week.

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New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

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NHS

Healthy walks to be held

Monday, June 11, 2018

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

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A series of drop-in sessions will be available to people caring for those with mental health difficulties.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

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

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A man who “died” outside his sailing club only survived because he was within 10ft of a defibrillator.

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Norwich

A nurse at the James Paget University Hospital has published a report which aims to help hospitals develop research and midwifery teams.

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James Paget University Hospital

Young people considering a career in healthcare can get an insight into the role available thanks to a new partnership.

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East Coast College

At a Suffolk hospital, herbs and fruit trees provide a sensory experience for dementia patients that they care for.

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Beccles

A slimmer who turned his life around following a quadruple heart bypass has encouraged other men to follow his lead.

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

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

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People who have had a stroke or other recent brain injuries will be able to benefit from the experiences of those who have already lived through a similar condition, thanks to a grant from Norfolk Freemasons.

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Waveney

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.

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NHS

Just two weeks remain to nominate staff members at James Paget University Hospital who have gone the extra mile to look after patients.

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Christine Allen

Mental health staff who do not comply with safety checks on tranquillised patients look set for tougher sanctions as bosses said doing the “nice things” was not good enough.

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A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world’s top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.

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NHS

A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.

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Care Quality Commission

The Waveney and District Group of the 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 by OneLife Suffolk.

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The number of calls received by the ambulance service in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire over the bank holiday weekend dipped compared to the year before.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

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Norman Lamb

Employees at a hair salon have rolled out a new initiative designed to get people talking about mental health.

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East Of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST) is reminding the public about simple tips to stay safe during the expected mixed weather due this bank holiday weekend.

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Wed, 09:48

Family and friends of a Lowestoft gym owner have paid tribute to an “incredible young man” who had a passion for lifting.

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Yesterday, 16:15

An Audi A4 was set alight in an arson attack late last night.

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Suffolk Police
09:58

As World Cup fever intensifies, patriotic football fans are continuing to flag up their support for England in an unusual way.

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Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 17:08

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

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Yesterday, 14:17

A Lowestoft nursery is celebrating after being rated as Good during its latest Ofsted inspection.

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