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Thursday, January 4, 2018

A provider responsible for two Waveney elderly care facilities has been told by a watchdog both are inadequate and remain in special measures.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, December 24, 2017

A care home has been praised for making “significant improvements” receiving a good rating by a national watchdog.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A care home in Oulton Broad is celebrating after triumphing at a national awards ceremony.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

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Norman Lamb
Monday, October 30, 2017

A supported living service for people with complex learning disabilities across East Anglia has been given top marks by inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, October 20, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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

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Michael Scott
Sunday, October 15, 2017

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
Friday, October 13, 2017

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
Friday, October 13, 2017

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
Thursday, October 5, 2017

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
Friday, September 29, 2017

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

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Michael Scott
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A Lowestoft-based care home has been recognised with a national nomination.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, September 24, 2017

More than 17,000 meals were wasted at Norfolk’s hospitals over the course of a year, new figures have revealed.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, September 16, 2017

The manager of a Lowestoft care home insists measures have already been taken to address concerns raised in a scathing inspection report.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, July 21, 2017

Safety at all of the region’s mental health trust’s inpatient units has been improved after a £1.5m project to remove potential ligature points.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A care home has been judged inadequate after inspectors found one resident’s mattress was wet through with urine.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspectors have returned to rate the region’s mental health trust, a year after it was lifted out of special measures.

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Michael Scott
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Relatives concerned about the safety of care homes are being pushed to become unpaid carers, a charity has claimed, as it was revealed the region had more than the national average of unsafe care provision.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, July 2, 2017

A former medical centre in Oulton will get a new lease of life as it transforms into a day care for adults with special needs and learning difficulties.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, June 15, 2017

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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Michael Scott
Saturday, April 29, 2017

When the James Paget University Hospital board met on Friday, it was the final time its current chairman lead proceedings.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, April 28, 2017

A charity service providing specialist sock support to people after surgery has been told it needs improvement by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

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NHS
Friday, April 21, 2017

Long-serving staff at the James Paget University Hospital have been formally recognised for providing decades of dedicated patient care.

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Christine Allen

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