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Parents and dog owners are being warned to stay away from open water after a dangerous poisonous algae has been found in various beauty spots in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Suffolk is among the top five areas of the country for adult social care, according to latest data.

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An event to raise awareness of the challenges that visually impaired and blind people face and overcome every day has been hailed a success.

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A tiny baby has survived six hours of surgery to put his bowel, bladder, and intestines back inside his body after he was born with an ultra-rare abnormality.

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

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People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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A woman who lost her sister to a brain tumour was just one of a number of people to take part in a walk to raise awareness.

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A regional hospital will be part of a rebuilding programme after getting a slice of £100 million seed funding from the government.

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A merger bringing the region's five clinical commissioning groups (CCG) together as one is set to go ahead.

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Building work is under way as part of a former hospital site is transformed into a new day centre.

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How do we solve a problem as severe and wide-ranging as the nation's mental health crisis?

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A Norfolk hospital recorded its busiest ever month in A&E as crucial targets on cancer performance and waiting times were missed.

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Patients using a physiotherapy clinic will benefit from some new equipment - thanks to the generosity of a charity.

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Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

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A bride-to-be has nearly halved her original body weight in time for her wedding day after years of struggling with her eating.

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A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital after suffering a fall which prompted a response from the air ambulance service.

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A young woman has spoken of her harrowing experience with depression, attempted suicide and psychotic episodes to show the stark reality of mental ill health.

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Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

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Solicitors representing the family of a six-year-old boy who died of meningitis B say they do not think enough is being done to reduce the likelihood of future deaths.

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Building work is set to start in the coming weeks as part of a former hospital site is transformed into a new day centre.

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A care home which delivers an exceptional service has been praised by inspectors.

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Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

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Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

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Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

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Outbreaks of measles have been detected in the east of England in the last year, it can be revealed, as it was announced that the UK has lost its measles-free status.

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More than 100,000 sick days were taken by NHS staff in Norfolk last year due to mental health struggles, it can be revealed.

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Middle-aged people need to stay physically active if they are to enjoy a fit and healthy retirement, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia.

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The number of cases of the life-threatening infection sepsis in Norfolk hospitals has risen by more than 70pc in the last three years.

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Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

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More than 25,000 abused and neglected children in Norfolk and Waveney could be sidelined by mental health services.

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Power has been restored to homes and businesses in the Lowestoft area.

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Three academies have been threatened with closure if rapid improvements are not made.

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Three primary schools in Waveney are hoping to hit the back of the net with a sporting award.

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A series of speed checks have been carried out across three sites in Lowestoft.

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A Lowestoft supermarket has been banned from selling alcohol after an immigration raid.

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