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A 92-year-old ‘devoted family GP’ has penned a book retelling his experience of serving the Southwold community for several decades.

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Data suggests that the number of coronavirus cases in our region is dropping, unlike other areas of England.

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Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Health secretary Matt Hancock has warned a second national lockdown has not been ruled out to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Boris Johnson has urged the public to speak to groups thought to be breaking new rules on gatherings before reporting them to police.

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A sex abuse charity has warned children receiving support for trauma have been “set back” by lockdown as the service was forced to cut face-to-face contact.

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Problems with getting coronavirus tests may last for “weeks”, the health secretary has warned as fellow Suffolk MPs grapple with growing numbers of complaints from constituents.

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Coronavirus

Victims have recounted their experiences of sexual and domestic violence as charities encourage people to look out for the “warning signs” of child abuse.

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Schools in Suffolk are being hit by a coronavirus testing “shambles” - with both staff and pupils being forced to take time off.

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Coronavirus

Two women who suffered from “the worst kind of physical and mental trauma” during lockdown have opened up about their experiences - and how they escaped the torment of their abusers.

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From today the number of people who can attend social gatherings across England is being slashed to just six following a rise in coronavirus cases across the country.

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Concerns are growing amid an increase in coronavirus cases in care homes, prompting the Government to send an alert to care providers to highlight the rising rates.

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A woman who suffered horrific injuries in a car crash abroad four years ago has thanked the charity who helped her rehabilitation by presenting them with vital equipment to aid others.

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A warning has been issued urging people not to party this weekend ahead of coronavirus restrictions coming into force on Monday banning people from meeting socially in groups of more than six.

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One of Norfolk’s hospitals has admitted its first coronavirus patients in two months, NHS data has revealed, although the numbers still remain very low.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Dozens of Norfolk doctors warn of risks to patient safety and say they are being used as “cannon fodder” for coronavirus, as shock claims about the “denigration” of out-of-hours GP service emerge.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A task group has been formed to work with food processing plants across Suffolk to prevent coronavirus outbreaks similar to that seen at Banham Poultry.

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Norfolk County Council

Suffolk GP surgeries are receiving just one sixth of the pneumonia vaccines they need, it has emerged.

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Suffolk County Council

Coronavirus marshals could soon be patrolling the streets of Norfolk and Waveney to help to enforce strict new rules on social gatherings and encouraging social distancing.

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Suffolk health bosses have said they are “aware” of the difficulties that people are facing while booking Covid-19 tests, with some being told to travel to centres more than 100 miles away.

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The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in Suffolk has tripled in a fortnight – and the county’s infection rate is also rising week-on-week.

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Coronavirus

The government is to make social gatherings of more than six people illegal in England from Monday in a bid to stop the rise in coronavirus cases.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

More than a quarter of new coronavirus cases in Suffolk are among people aged between 15 and 25, shock new data reveals.

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Covid-19

Coronavirus cases have seen a fall in most areas where Banham Poultry’s workforce live according to new figures.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A charity is pushing ahead with plans to bring a 24/7 air ambulance service to the region as it marks its 20th year of saving lives.

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A service that has helped more than 1,000 patients living with life-limiting illnesses in its first year has been praised for its personal service helping families requiring palliative care.

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The number of people diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhoea in Norfolk rose by 20pc or more last year new figures have revealed.

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A dedicated officer is being recruited in Suffolk to lead the county’s efforts in eradicating food poverty.

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Jack Abbott

A lack of access to NHS dental care in Norfolk has been branded a “scandal” with councillors set to demand answers from central government over the issue.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The sickness absence rate among staff at Norfolk’s largest hospital fell at the start of lockdown, figures show, despite illness rising elsewhere in the NHS.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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