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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Every day our region’s skilled ambulance crews work under growing pressure. In a two-part special, health correspondent Geraldine Scott 
joined one crew to find out what a shift 
looks like for these lifesavers.

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A group which supports carers in Norfolk has called for more councils and organisations to consider a category for unpaid carers when putting together local community award schemes.

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Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney could broker “single contracts” with major providers as part of the region’s healthcare overhaul.

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A state-of-the-art building at the James Paget University Hospital has won a prestigious construction industry award.

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James Paget University Hospital

Old folk in Gorleston have been enjoying inter-generational friendships long before TV documentary makers tugged at heartstrings with their ground-breaking series.

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A DJ whose job forces him to go out and socialise has told of how living with depression and bipolar can make every day difficult.

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A doctors surgery with 17,000 patients has been placed in special measures and told it must improve or face ceasing its services.

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Care Quality Commission

Professionals who work with children and teenagers in Norfolk and Waveney will be given specialist training to identify the signs of harmful sexual behaviour following the launch of a new initiative designed to reduce offending and protect vulnerable young people.

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A north Norfolk farm shop is promoting healthy food and healthy bodies by sponsoring a community gym.

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Wroxham

More than 30 breastfeeding mums have gathered in Gorleston to take part in the Global Big Latch On event.

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United Kingdom

The EDP is to put a special focus on mental health and well-being in a unique special edition of the newspaper.

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Facebook

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a mobility scooter.

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Great Yarmouth

Patients are being urged to look after themselves when they have minor ailments - because more than £2m is being spent in Norfolk and Waveney on prescriptions that could be bought for less over the counter.

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NHS

A leading public health charity has called for more investment in substance misuse prevention, after deaths related to drugs in the region soared.

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United Kingdom

The chairman of East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) Paul Steward has been appointed as chief executive officer of Iceni Healthcare, the federation of independent GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney.

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NHS

They give up their time to help new mothers take their first steps into parenthood.

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A decision on whether a £2.50 test - which could save newborn babies lives - will be offered routinely will be made today.

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Nearly 150 extra GPs will be needed in Norfolk and Waveney by 2036, as national figures show more GPs are retiring than are being recruited.

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NHS

The managing director of Norfolk County Council has stepped down from leading the region’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS

A pregnant woman on a pleasure craft was checked over by the ambulance service.

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James Paget University Hospital

The region’s NHS trusts have seen a huge increase in research activity in the last year, according to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Breast cancer patients in Norfolk and Waveney could have missed out on an earlier diagnosis as it was revealed GP surgeries may have been using out of date guidelines when deciding on urgent referrals.

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The number of paramedics working in Norfolk and Suffolk has been boosted by almost 100 after the first cohort of paramedic science students graduated from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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University of East Anglia

Mental health care in the UK has been given a massive boost thanks to a £1.3 billion NHS expansion drive that will see thousands of new posts created.

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Norman Lamb

Members of the public trying to telephone the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) in Gorleston have been told to avoid calling the main switchboard number, as it is currently unavailable.

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An investigation has been launched by a hospital after a piece of a screw was left inside the toe of a patient.

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James Paget University Hospital

An adventurous nurse at the region’s mental health trust has described the emotion of completing a half marathon in scorching heat to make a difference to some of Sierra Leone’s most impoverished children.

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NHS

Health organisations across Norfolk have highlighted ways they are tackling concerns which were raised by staff in a hard-hitting report released by consumer champion group Healthwatch.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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The career of a disgraced former Norfolk teacher lies in ruins after he admitted a string of sex offences against girls spanning more than a decade.

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Norwich Crown Court
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Police are investigating reports a man was raped and robbed in the early hours of Sunday morning in Great Yarmouth.

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Yesterday, 13:43

A major bridge in the region is currently not operational.

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Broads Authority
Tue, 17:48

A fraudster who sent his victims cards and rocks instead of the mobile phones they paid for has been jailed for more than two years.

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Norwich Crown Court
Sunday, August 20, 2017

A man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a two-car crash on the A149 in Rollesby, near Acle.

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Norfolk police

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