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Fri, 17:11
Jane Sayer

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

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Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Michael Scott

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

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NHS

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

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James Paget University Hospital

The chairman of an NHS group in Great Yarmouth and Waveney has announced he is stepping down.

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NHS

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

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Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Michael Scott

More patients will be prescribed walking classes, soup socials and debt advice by GPs rather than medication under a radical plan to transform the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

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Clive Lewis

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Julie Cave

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.

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NHS

Musicians, dancers, face painters and much-loved mascots will descend on Great Yarmouth this weekend to help mark World Mental Health Day.

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NHS

“You get stick off everyone” - that was the message from a man who sought help from the YMCA, as the charity backed a new mental health campaign.

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NHS

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

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Michael Scott

A receptionist at a Norfolk GP surgery has been named Flu Hero of the Year in a national competition.

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With health services coming under mounting pressure, the work of the local Community First Responders is going to become increasingly important - and more volunteers would be welcomed, especially in the Lingwood area, as well as Blofield, Brundall and Strumpshaw.

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Superfit PE teacher Tom Burt is recovering from innovative and pioneering surgery that means his leaky heart is as good as new.

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London

More ambulances could be hitting our roads as part of a 999 overhaul designed to reach rural patients more quickly.

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England Ambulance Service

Outstanding achievements, dedication and quality care have been celebrated at James Paget University Hospital’s annual awards night.

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Service users, carers and members of the public are invited to attend an annual event organised by staff at the region’s mental health trust to celebrate World Mental Health Day.

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NHS

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is looking for volunteers in Norfolk for a study into how best to support new mothers in giving up smoking long-term.

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Great Yarmouth

More than 50 members of staff at Archant, this newspaper’s publisher, have become dementia friends - in a bid to better understand the condition.

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Eastern Daily Press

Patients registered with East Norfolk Medical Practice in Great Yarmouth are being invited to protect themselves and their families by having the flu jab at a walk-in clinic at Newtown Surgery on Saturday between 8am to noon

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As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott

More than 27 years of a charity’s mental health services in Norfolk are to come to an end.

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Bill Borrett

Working together will be the only way to tackle the gap left between dwindling budgets and growing healthcare needs, a new report has claimed.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

These photos show the true devastation caused at a 600-year old pub destroyed by a ferocious blaze.

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Social isolation can be as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and with 21,000 people in Norfolk over the age of 65 lonely all or most of the time, efforts are today being made to combat the problem.

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Norfolk County Council

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Thu, 15:38

A seafront tea hut has been gutted by a blaze.

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Fri, 08:36

Drivers face weeks of disruption and a 30 mile diversion as a one mile stretch of the A47 is set to close.

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Tue, 10:50

A teenage girl was left alarmed and distressed after a driver made inappropriate comments towards her as she was standing at a bus stop in Gorleston.

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Yesterday, 15:06

The region’s newest cinema is putting the finishing touches together for its grand opening.

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