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More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Yesterday, 11:04

Hospital directors have described how they “never experienced difficulty” like that they faced over Christmas and New Year and felt “helplessness” over the demand.

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Christine Allen
Yesterday, 08:21

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

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Norfolk County Council
Friday, February 16, 2018

Two cars were badly damaged after a multi-vehicle collision at a busy Lowestoft junction.

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NHS
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cancer patients in the region could see faster diagnosis and more support at home after a partnership of health chiefs and councils were granted £1.3m.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Representatives from the region’s ambulance service will face questions from MPs this month following allegations of patient deaths due to delays.

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Therese Coffey
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A charity helping people with disabilities to live more independent lives is urgently seeking volunteers.

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NHS
Monday, February 5, 2018

Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as Norfolk Police supports a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.

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NHS
Friday, February 2, 2018

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

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NHS
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thousands of elderly people across Norfolk and Waveney may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

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David Cameron
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Several opportunities were missed in the case of a Lowestoft man with down’s syndrome who died at Ipswich Hospital in 2012, a safeguarding chief at the region’s mental health trust told an inquest.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

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Norman Lamb
Friday, January 26, 2018

A special community information event has been organised for residents to find out more about the broad range of support and advice available to them.

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Stephen Ardley
Thursday, January 25, 2018

A lack of checks on patients tranquillised while under the care of the region’s mental health trust has been branded as “appalling”.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

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Peter Aldous
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 22, 2018

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

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Michael Scott
Saturday, January 20, 2018

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Theresa May
Thursday, January 18, 2018

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A new service to treat an eye condition that is the most common cause of blindness has been launched in Waveney.

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NHS
Monday, January 15, 2018

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, January 14, 2018

The crisis the NHS is going through could have been avoided. So says Joan Pons Laplana, a nurse and clinical project manager at James Paget Hospital 
in Gorleston.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A medical surgery has moved to quash comments made on social media which claimed it only had one GP available to treat patients.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

More patients with dementia will be able to receive assessment closer to home as part of changes across Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS
Monday, January 8, 2018

The hospital that serves the population of Great Yarmouth and Waveney is launching a scholarship to help two people from the region it covers qualify as nurses.

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University of East Anglia
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Christine Allen
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Christine Allen
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

More GP appointments have been made available to patients across Norfolk and Waveney to help ease winter pressures on the health service.

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NHS

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