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NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

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NHS
Sunday, December 10, 2017

The parents of a six-year-old boy, who died from meningitis B, are campaigning for a vaccination programme to be rolled out to all children.

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Therese Coffey
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Emergency call handlers and control room staff at the region’s ambulance service are being abused nearly every day by people they are trying to help.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

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Lowestoft College
Saturday, December 2, 2017

A dementia helpline service in Suffolk which is making a “really big difference” to the lives of patients and carers affected by the illness has scooped a national accolade.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Plans to provide out of hospital services in south Waveney have been approved for 2018.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A trained GP will take the lead in clinical changes to cancer treatment in the regions, as part of Norfolk and Waveney’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

As more women take on the top jobs in the NHS, health correspondent Geraldine Scott speaks to three in our region to find out if the landscape has changed.

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Christine Allen
Friday, November 24, 2017

The James Paget University Hospital has won three top awards - in the space of just three weeks.

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James Paget University Hospital
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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NHS
Friday, November 17, 2017

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

People who volunteer to give blood in Beccles will now have to travel further afield after the NHS confirmed it would no longer be holding donor sessions in the town.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

People from Lowestoft and the surrounding area are being invited to receive free health checks and learn more about the wide range of healthcare services available to them.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Suffolk is preparing to increase its element of council tax bills by nearly five per cent from April as the authority continues to wrestle with the effects of austerity.

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NHS
Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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NHS
Friday, November 10, 2017

A new management team, which has taken on the running of a Lowestoft GP surgery, is encouraging patients to share their ideas around future improvements.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

A two-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is set to receive a specialised wheelchair which will greatly improve his quality of life in time for Christmas.

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NHS
Monday, November 6, 2017

People with learning disabilities who are also lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender could soon have a safe place to meet, talk and get advice and support, thanks to a project being set up by the region’s mental health trust.

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NHS
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
Thursday, November 2, 2017

The state of children’s mental health in Suffolk has been revealed in a startling new report released today.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A specialist tuberculosis nurse who went to the aid of the victims of a serious road traffic accident she witnessed has been given an award for delivering exceptional care.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney hoping to see their GP could be offered an appointment away from their normal surgery or with a doctor from another practice.

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NHS
Friday, October 27, 2017

LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move.

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NHS
Friday, October 27, 2017

As the prime minister Theresa May visited Norfolk to announce new mental health support in the workplace, health correspondent Geraldine Scott, spoke to her about issues affecting the region including mental health provision, police cuts, the contaminated blood scandal, and universal credit.

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NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The region’s NHS ambulance service has lost the contracts for non-emergency patient transport services in Great Yarmouth and Suffolk to a private firm.

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NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The head of a plan to overhaul health and care services in Norfolk and Waveney has admitted there was secrecy over the shake-up to begin with.

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NHS

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