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Yesterday, 17:57
Care Quality Commission

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

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NHS

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The chairman of an NHS group in Great Yarmouth and Waveney has announced he is stepping down.

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NHS

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

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Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Michael Scott

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 in the week ahead.

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More patients will be prescribed walking classes, soup socials and debt advice by GPs rather than medication under a radical plan to transform the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

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Clive Lewis

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.

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NHS

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

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Michael Scott

More ambulances could be hitting our roads as part of a 999 overhaul designed to reach rural patients more quickly.

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England Ambulance Service

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

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Outstanding achievements, dedication and quality care have been celebrated at James Paget University Hospital’s annual awards night.

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Service users, carers and members of the public are invited to attend an annual event organised by staff at the region’s mental health trust to celebrate World Mental Health Day.

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NHS

More than 50 members of staff at Archant, this newspaper’s publisher, have become dementia friends - in a bid to better understand the condition.

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Eastern Daily Press

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott

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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A new chairman has been appointed by East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) to lead the social enterprise.

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NHS

A management consultant with a wealth of NHS and both public and private sector experience has joined the region’s mental health trust’s board as a non-executive director.

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A day service for adults with learning disabilities in Lowestoft was among the winners at this year’s Suffolk Care Awards.

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An additional ward at the James Paget University Hospital has had to be permanently closed due to staffing constraints.

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James Paget University Hospital

A medical practice is being forced to ask patients to self-care and only contact it with “urgent medical problems” after an increasing number of staffing issues.

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NHS

A doctor has urged people to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu by making sure they are vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.

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NHS

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

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Michael Scott

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Yesterday, 15:41

A Lowestoft teacher could be honoured at an upcoming televised awards ceremony.

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BBC
Yesterday, 21:25

A Suffolk man with an “appalling” criminal record has been made the subject of a criminal behaviour order (CBO) banning him from swearing and being drunk in public.

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Tue, 09:14

Former England captain Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died.

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Yesterday, 14:04

A weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for strong winds in parts of Norfolk and Waveney.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 17:43

A whole school faith day has been hailed a success.

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