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For a brave six-year-old boy and his family it has been an “amazing year.”

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NHS

The niece of a 67-year-old man who died from severe burns after setting himself on fire in Lowestoft has described him as a “loving person” who struggled to cope with a change in his benefits.

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NHS

Taxpayers forked out more than £1million on cars for Suffolk council workers this year, latest figures show.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
Yesterday, 20:02

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
Yesterday, 06:59

More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

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Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 08:11

A quarter of mental health beds in Norfolk and Suffolk have been lost in the last four years.

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NHS
Wed, 08:38

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
Tue, 10:53

One of the region’s hospitals has been handed £1m to help ease pressure on its accident and emergency (A&E) department this winter.

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James Paget University Hospital
Mon, 09:42

New figures have found health providers issued more anti-depressant prescriptions in Suffolk last year than ever before.

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NHS
Sunday, April 23, 2017

People with learning disabilities and their carers are being urged to make sure they visit their GP for an annual health check as part of a new national campaign which aims to improve access to care.

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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
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Empty wards and abandoned desks - a look inside Southwold Hospital reveals a shadow of its former life as a bustling community facility.

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Southwold Hospital
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Patient experience and what is done to improve services will be the focus of the latest ‘takeover’ week by the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A service of thanksgiving will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the contribution of nurses and healthcare staff.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

An event designed to get more young people into care work was a success for two promising candidates in our region, as they secured jobs following challenging interviews.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Patients from across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to help the NHS to help them by using healthcare services wisely over the Easter weekend.

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NHS
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Leaders behind a campaign to ensure a former hospital remains open for public use are urging members of the community to attend a meeting to have their say on the site’s future.

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Southwold Hospital
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The first trainees to benefit from East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) partnership with The Prince’s Trust have achieved a key healthcare qualification to use in their future careers.

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NHS
Thursday, April 6, 2017

The region’s ambulance service is urging the public to ‘be prepared’ ahead of what they predict to be a very busy Easter bank holiday.

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NHS
Monday, April 3, 2017

An online version of the NHS 111 service is being trialled across Suffolk as part of a study into how technology can improve patient access to non-emergency healthcare.

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NHS
Thursday, March 30, 2017

More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

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NHS
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

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NHS
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Health facilities and equipment in Norwich and beyond will be upgraded as part of a £7.5m investment planned by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Vital support for dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers and their families is to be reduced in Lowestoft and Waveney from April.

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Peter Aldous
Monday, March 13, 2017

Emergency services attend overturned car in Lowestoft.

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Suffolk Police

More voters in Felixstowe expressed regret about voting to leave the European Union than anywhere else in the region.

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European Union
Saturday, March 11, 2017

Vital, life-saving equipment has been installed on a housing estate – thanks to the generosity of a cardiac arrest survivor and a Norfolk charity.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Views are being sought over the future of land next to Sole Bay Health Centre after plans to build a care home there failed to materialise.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

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