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Every day brings new joy for a Hopton couple thanks to the remarkable survival of their baby son.

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More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A military charity which helps bereaved children to brighten on breaks by the seaside is looking for more support.

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Tesco

The James Paget University Hospital has been shortlisted for an award for supporting students into nursing placements.

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Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

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Norfolk County Council

Hospital directors have described how they “never experienced difficulty” like that they faced over Christmas and New Year and felt “helplessness” over the demand.

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Christine Allen

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

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Norfolk

Cancer patients in the region could see faster diagnosis and more support at home after a partnership of health chiefs and councils were granted £1.3m.

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NHS

A lack of beds and staff led to problems at all three of Norfolk’s hospitals over the weekend.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A hospital is hoping to nurture the healthcare staff of the future by launching its own academy.

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Sixth Form College

New figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal the walking habits of people across the region.

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West Norfolk

A care home in Great Yarmouth has been put up for sale for £395,000.

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Care Quality Commission

A charity helping people with disabilities to live more independent lives is urgently seeking volunteers.

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NHS

Generous fundraisers inspired by the plight of a two-year-old girl with cancer have smashed a charity target in just one hour.

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Children living in the most deprived areas of our region are more likely to be obese, new statistics have revealed.

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University of East Anglia

The sister of a mentally ill man who died after being tranquillised in hospital has slammed the region’s mental health trust for not addressing problems with the practice sooner.

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Michael Scott

A woman who was reminded of the disappearance of her own husband when a Gorleston student went missing on Boxing Day has launched a scheme to help those struggling with mental ill health.

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Sophie Smith

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

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Clive Lewis

The chief executive of a Norfolk health trust is to step down.

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NHS

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

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NHS

Thousands of elderly people across Norfolk and Waveney may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

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NHS

An organisation which supports carers in Norfolk has seen the demand for its paid-for services rocket since it lost its council funding last year.

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An action group devoted to making the Great Yarmouth borough a more dementia friendly place has been boosted by accreditation from a national charity.

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Great Yarmouth

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

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Clive Lewis

A Norfolk doctor faces a misconduct tribunal over allegations she did not follow or seek instructions while delivering a baby.

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Manchester

The organiser of an equestrian event which remembers a young man who took his own life has been overwhelmed by the support from businesses and the wider community.

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Sophie Smith

It is one of the hardest things a carer has to face - how to help someone who is regrettably considering taking their own life.

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Staff at the James Paget University Hospital have been praised by board members with how they handled one of their busiest periods in recent memory.

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Christine Allen

A lack of checks on patients tranquillised while under the care of the region’s mental health trust has been branded as “appalling”.

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NHS

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

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Jeremy Corbyn

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Mon, 11:46

Police have confirmed more than 30 cars were vandalised in the North Yarmouth area over the weekend.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 14:52

A boys’ haircut dubbed the ‘meet me at McDonalds’ has fallen foul of uniform rules at a Yarmouth high school

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Tue, 11:57

Dumping six bags of rubbish next to a green recycling bin has cost a Gorleston man £150 in court and clear-up costs.

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Tue, 16:49

One member of a gang who stole nitrous oxide canisters meant for “life saving” surgery has been jailed for more than two years.

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Norwich Crown Court
Mon, 17:11

When Karl Poundall saw how a Great Yarmouth seafront attraction was being blighted by rubbish he decided to take action as an eco-warrior instead of just moaning about the problem.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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