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The head of a coastal hospital which is the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

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Christine Allen

A Lowestoft-based social enterprise has won an award for introducing coaching techniques into consultations with patients and clients in order to improve their care and health outcomes.

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University of East Anglia

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

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Tim Passmore

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

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