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Hidden underneath her clothing, Sarah Barrett has for many years borne the scars of a dark and troubling secret.

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One of Lowestoft’s biggest employers has converted spare work space into a badminton court so staff can play their favourite sport at lunchtime.

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Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

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NHS

A Suffolk social worker has been struck off after having an inappropriate relationship with a service user while employed by Suffolk County Council.

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Suffolk County Council

A Conservative government would consult on a possible cap on social care costs, Theresa May has announced.

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Theresa May

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

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The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have two walks coming up over the coming days.

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Gillingham

A pioneering sponsorship deal between the NHS organ donation service and a Southwold sports club has been so successful it is set to continue for another two years. Southwold Cricket team’s shirts have been sponsored by the service for the last two years, and now pitch covers will be added to the deal.

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As the nation marks Dementia Awareness Week, employees at an opticians with branches across the region are becoming qualified to better understand the needs of customers suffering from dementia.

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Thetford

A Norfolk-based care home provider is celebrating receiving two new awards following feedback from an industry website.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been presented with a special award in recognition of the contribution it has made to a nationwide programme which promotes equality and diversity across the NHS.

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NHS

Residents along the east coast are being invited to examine plans for a ten-bed hospice to be built in Hopton.

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A new day centre aims to reduce loneliness and isolation among elderly people in Lowestoft.

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Norfolk’s largest hospital was fined more than £2.5m for missing key NHS patient targets.

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England Ambulance Service

An 83-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s was forced to wait two and a half hours for an ambulance, after she fell from her nursing home bed.

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NHS

People are being given the chance to take a virtual tour of a new £710,000 centre which will bring essential help closer to home for patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

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East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) joined forces with the Red Cross to mark National Nurses Day with a fundraising celebration.

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The effects of a large-scale cyber attack are still being felt throughout the region’s NHS services today, as healthcare providers try to get back on their feet.

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Labour

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

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The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have just one walk coming up over the coming days.

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The region’s mental health trust is celebrated the work of its 1,168 registered nurses who it says go the extra mile for patients and carers.

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NHS

James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) in Gorleston is one of a number of hospitals across the country which has been hit by a large-scale cyber attack.

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NHS

A study is to be carried out into the possibility of making Patrick Stead Hospital in Halesworth a community asset.

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A new kind of guardian responsible for helping members of staff to raise concerns about patient safety with the aim of further improving care has been appointed at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS

Three charities will be supported at an event designed to raise money to help run them by seeing a trio of local bands performing songs.

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Great Yarmouth

The contribution of nurses past and present at the NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group will be celebrated on Friday.

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NHS

A course devised to help people move on positively from cancer diagnosis and treatment is proving a success.

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James Paget University Hospital

The British Red Cross has set up an improvement plan for its anti-embolism sock support in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area following a critical inspection by the Care and Quality Commission (CQC).

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James Paget University Hospital

An offshore worker who has “beaten” depression and anxiety is running the world-famous Great North Run to raise awareness of mental health issues.

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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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A young woman has died following a collision on the A47 north of Lowestoft.

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A woman, believed to be in her 20s, suffered “serious injuries” after she was involved in a collision with a lorry.

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Trains between Ipswich and Lowestoft were cancelled this morning, due to overrunning engineering works.

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An 18-year-old woman who died following a collision near Lowestoft has been named as Rachel Stoter.

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Hidden underneath her clothing, Sarah Barrett has for many years borne the scars of a dark and troubling secret.

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