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Wed, 13:59

A care home under threat of closure after it was rated inadequate by CQC inspectors has been taken over.

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A new face is to be appointed to the most senior nursing post in a Norfolk hospital, with his predecessor set to retire after three decades of dedicated service.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures - despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement' in a new inspection report.

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Air pollution could cause more than 7,000 deaths in Suffolk and Essex this decade - that is the warning from the British Heart Foundation, which calls the situation a "public health emergency".

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Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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A couple have been doubly stunned by delivering their baby on Christmas Day, and finding out 'it's a boy'.

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Mattress covers stained with urine were found at a dementia care home which has been slammed by inspectors.

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Santa's sleigh received a supercar upgrade this Christmas for youngsters facing a hospital stay over the festive season.

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A revamped farm building is now the "prettiest cow shed of them all" after being converted into a quirky multi-purpose gym - where even bands play live music.

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Southwold

Health chiefs are asking paramedics to work in overwhelmed A&E departments in another sign of the extreme pressure on Norfolk's NHS.

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A Norfolk hospital has been praised for its improvements after earning its fourth 'good' rating in a row.

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A heartbroken mum who lost her young son to meningitis is appealing to parents to trust their instincts and for medical professionals to listen to their concerns.

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Senior doctors have warned that children are "super-spreaders" of flu and have urged parents to get them vaccinated - as new figures reveal than less than a third of the country's infants have had their jab.

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A mother has spoken of the scary situation she was faced with as her five-month old baby suffered breathing difficulties after choking on a piece of food.

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The interim boss of the East of England Ambulance Service has been given the role permanently - a year after taking over from former chief Robert Morton on a temporary basis.

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Norfolk hospitals are urging visitors who have been ill to stay at home if possible as more than a thousand beds have been closed around the country due to nororvirus.

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A consultant surgeon is taking a colourful approach to tackling bowel cancer this December in a bid to save lives.

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Tips on how people with diabetes can enjoy Christmas without harming their health will be on offer at a special event in Lowestoft next week.

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A woman who was left with permanent nerve damage after having a wisdom tooth removed at a Norfolk hospital has been awarded more than £30,000 in compensation.

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A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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Patients in mental health crisis are still waiting more than four hours to be seen in an emergency - with the longest delays going beyond an entire day.

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The number of people injured in fires in Suffolk last year has soared by 62% - with numbers nearly double what they were five years ago.

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A teenager is bidding to raise awareness of a rare brain condition after the death of her grandmother.

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A surgeon performing a knee replacement put in the wrong implant, it has emerged.

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Free health checks, talks and expert advice will be available at a special event that is raising vital awareness this weekend.

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A mother has told how her one-year-old daughter is coping with a rare genetic condition which has fused her bones together.

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Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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An aspiring Olympian has her sights set on fulfilling a dream after impressing at a training camp in the USA.

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