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Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

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A support group that provides a helping hand for those diagnosed with cancer has celebrated its three-year anniversary.

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The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

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Concerns have today been raised about getting face-to-face time with senior medics as a Norfolk hospital revealed it could bring in video consultations.

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A hospital radiographer is to be presented with a national award after scoring top marks in an examination which highlights expertise in the use of X-ray scans to diagnose patients with osteoporosis.

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It is a painful emotion which permeates into the lives of more than 40,000 people in Norfolk alone.

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Former superbike racer Chris Andrews recounts tales of podium glory as his fingers nip nimbly in and out of a square of fabric.

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Norwich

A drug manufacturer has been urged to lower the price of a life-changing treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) sufferers so it can be made available on the NHS.

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NHS

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

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Clive Lewis

Mental health trust staff have held a sleep out in Great Yarmouth and handed out clothes and food parcels to people in need of help.

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NHS

A mental health awareness event for young people that featured the father of missing Gorleston student Sophie Smith has been held in the town.

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Sophie Smith

A disused phone box in a village near Great Yarmouth has undergone a potentially life-saving conversion.

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A health boss has apologised to the family of a woman who died after failings in care at a mental health unit.

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Julie Cave

Young people from The Prince’s Trust are celebrating after successfully completing their training course with a community care provider.

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NHS

A charity which has raised nearly £2m for a hospital is to stop operating after more than 35 years.

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The James Paget University Hospital is urging people to only use A&E in a “genuine emergency” amid high demand.

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James Paget University Hospital

Pupils of all ages from Cliff Park Junior School in Gorleston have covered more than 380 miles in a day.

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Cliff Park

The father of missing student Sophie Smith will speak at a mental health awareness event organised for young people in Gorleston and Hopton.

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Gorleston

Norfolk’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol-related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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NHS

A mental health boss has hit out and branded it ‘utterly indefensible’ that a bid for more than £5m which would be used to address safety concerns was snubbed by the government.

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Julie Cave

East Coast Community Healthcare has been named as the highest performing community health organisation in the east of England for staff flu vaccinations for the second year running.

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NHS

The dream of an end-of-life hospice in the grounds of Gorleston’s James Paget Hospital was thrown into doubt this week after health care commissioners said they wouldn’t fund the beds.

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Hugh Sturzaker

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

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Mental health staff are staging a sleep-out at Northgate Hospital to raise awareness of homelessness.

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Great Yarmouth

More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Purrrfect furry friend, Teddy, has become the first qualified therapy cat in Norfolk.

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Facebook

More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.

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Norfolk County Council

Obesity-related hospital admissions in Norfolk have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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NHS

A rural community will be brought together on Norfolk Day to discuss tackling loneliness and mental health issues.

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Norfolk Day 2018

A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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A pub in the heart of a seaside village has re-opened today (Thursday) following a total transformation that aims to woo back locals.

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Mon, 13:08

Police are appealing for help to trace an elderly woman who is missing from Bradwell, near Great Yarnouth.

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Norfolk Police

A man told a court how he was stabbed three times while acting as a peacemaker after a row over a damaged car in Great Yarmouth.

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Norwich Crown Court
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A bizarre looking waxwork of singing and Neighbours star Jason Donovan in Great Yarmouth has been discussed by the Australian on ITV’s Loose Women this afternoon.

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Emergency services have been called out to reports of a person in the water by Great Yarmouth’s Haven Bridge.

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