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Yesterday, 07:30
Theresa May

More than 60 acres of NHS land in the region could be sold off, after health bosses identified sites which could be used to reach the government’s targets for housing.

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One of Norfolk’s clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is due to fall short of the amount of money it should be putting towards mental health despite latest figures showing the number of suicides in the area has rocketed.

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NHS

A new strategy which explains how the region’s mental health trust will support people to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life will launch next week.

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NHS

The number of nurses coming to work in our region from the European Union has fallen, hospital leaders have said.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A young mother from Lowestoft who attempted suicide while suffering from postnatal depression has spoken out to thank the family nurse who she said saved her life.

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A national initiative to improve mental health services for patients with learning disabilities or autism has been introduced at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS

Men who are facing mental health difficulties such as PTSD will soon be able to take part in an innovative form of therapy as the international expert who developed the initiative visits the UK to share his knowledge with local mental health staff.

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NHS

A health information day for people with learning disabilities is being held this week.

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James Paget University Hospital

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

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Carers across Norfolk now have access to a wealth of helpful information about caring thanks to a new partnership.

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Norfolk County Council

The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.

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NHS

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

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Care Quality Commission

Concerns that members of the public have not had enough of a say in the changing face of the county’s health system have prompted a Question Time style event.

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Norman Lamb

New parents from across the region are being urged to look after their own mental health for the welfare of their baby.

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NHS

A former Labour health secretary has been appointed to guide Norfolk and Waveney through what could be the more radical revolution the health system has ever seen.

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Norman Lamb

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

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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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Volunteers at a care home near Lowestoft have been showered with gifts to thank them for their dedication.

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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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Tesco

Talks are underway on how a major service at Beccles Hospital can be re-provided once its contract expires this year.

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A list of options to decide the future of a former hospital site in Lowestoft will be revealed later this month.

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James Paget University Hospital

As research suggests around 10m British adults are diagnosed with a mental health condition, and more than 55,000 people in Norfolk and Suffolk were treated by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) last year, mental health could be a key issue for voters in next week’s election.

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Jeremy Corbyn

A former nurse at the James Paget University Hospital has been struck off after he posed a risk to patients through his misconduct.

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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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Hospital chiefs have praised the dedication of staff, who worked “tirelessly” to minimise disruption following a national cyber attack on the NHS.

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Christine Allen

The mother of a teenager who died in a crash on the A47 near Hopton said she is searching for answers about why her daughter was sectioned for mental health issues the night before her death – but then released.

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James Paget Hospital

Staff and residents at a Lowestoft area care home expressed pride at achieving a special accreditation for a new standard of dementia care.

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Free half-term activities for children in Lowestoft and the surrounding area are being offered as part of a countywide festival.

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Carlton Colville

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

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Theresa May

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08:59

Firefighters from Lowestoft quickly dealt with a vehicle fire in the town.

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Carlton Colville
08:43

The RSPB and Suffolk Police are appealing for information after an East Anglian nesting colony of one of Britain’s rarest breeding seabirds was raided by egg thieves.

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Suffolk Police
11:57

A family who moved from north Suffolk to Portugal almost a decade ago have been left homeless after the country’s deadliest natural disaster in years.

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13:22

A woman in her 70s was taken to hospital after suffering a fall near a coastal nature reserve.

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James Paget University Hospital
Yesterday, 16:20

Hundreds of people have gathered in Lowestoft to show support for the men and women who make up the armed forces.

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