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Saturday, December 8, 2018
Tim Passmore

Fundamental change has been requested to curtail the “unreasonable” time taken up by police on mental health issues.

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Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.

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Suffolk County Council

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

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A culture of learning from mistakes and hardworking staff are behind a Norfolk hospital being the only one in the county to not be rated as failing.

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Christine Allen

A former Norwich City star was among the guests sharing their stories at an event to raise awareness for men’s mental health in memory of a Lowestoft powerlifter.

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NHS

A dementia care home has brought together three generations after they launched a new activity session which was inspired from a television series.

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United Kingdom

East Anglian researchers are seeking volunteers to take part in vital dementia research studies through the Join Dementia Research initiative.

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University of East Anglia

The Beccles community have come together to raise funds for skin tumour research after a well-loved member of the community died after an 19 year battle with cancer.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS

A grandfather who “religiously” relied on a cocktail of prescribed drugs to get through the day has spoken of his relief at getting his life back.

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Commissioning Group

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region’s mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

Applications to become a nurse in Norfolk have dropped by a fifth in just a year, new figures show.

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Care Quality Commission

Tens of thousands more people in Norfolk are opting to order their prescriptions online than two years ago, according to NHS data.

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NHS

Muscly men at the gym aren’t normally known for opening up about their feelings.

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NHS

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

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Clive Lewis

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.

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Care Quality Commission

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

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NHS

A number of people using mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have praised the care they receive despite a damning report from inspectors released today.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

The latest report’s into the region’s mental health trust - which brands it unsafe and poorly led - is the worst it has received, campaigners have claimed.

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NHS

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

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Clive Lewis

A unit tipped as crucial in a Norfolk hospital’s battle to cope with added winter pressures is already making a difference.

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James Paget University Hospital

Specially-designed ambulances giving patients a smoother journey while improving the working environment for crews are to be rolled out across the region.

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NHS

Suffolk County Council’s Tory administration has launched a bid to tackle period poverty – just weeks after it failed to commit cash to the cause.

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County Council

One of the region’s MPs has been praised for showing leadership in efforts to normalise testing for HIV after he himself was tested for the virus.

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Harry

The rising tide of obesity has pushed the number of people in Norfolk and Waveney with diabetes past 50,000 for the first time - with warnings that the figure could be much higher.

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NHS

Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.

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Julie Cave

Work on a vital new resource centre for people with life-limiting illnesses will start in the next few weeks.

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Great Yarmouth

The new chief nurse at the region’s mental health trust has pledged to help drive improvements to patient care.

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NHS

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Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

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The heart of two communities shone through as well-wishers - including an MP - rushed to help people injured in two serious falls.

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Peter Aldous
Saturday, December 8, 2018

A 64-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a car while on her mobility scooter has died.

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Suffolk Police
Friday, December 7, 2018

While we tuck into our festive breakfast and tear open our Christmas presents, one woman is set to run 25 miles on Christmas Day for Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind.

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Halesworth could be in line for 190 new homes if plans to develop farmland are approved.

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Waveney District Council

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