Doctors and health staff met with charity volunteers to discuss how they can work together.
A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.
A 21-year old has told of his joy after surgeons from two Norfolk hospitals teamed up to perform sight-saving eye surgery described as “mind boggling”.
Vital, life-saving equipment has been installed on a housing estate – thanks to the generosity of a cardiac arrest survivor and a Norfolk charity.
A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.
The number of people smoking in certain areas of Norfolk is on the rise despite figures showing that the proportion of smokers across Britain is at its lowest on record.
Little Harry Addy is having to endure 18 months of chemotherapy but his family revealed they have been comforted by the community’s support
A new health initiative designed to improve the living standards of vulnerable people in the Great Yarmouth area and alleviate pressure on hospitals has been introduced.
Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.
Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.
A&E patients in the region may be triaged quicker next winter after the government announced a £100m scheme in the Budget.
Young people are being helped into a career in healthcare thanks to a new course.
The James Paget University Hospital is urging people to have their say on the care on offer at the hospital.
The principal of a sixth form has emphasised the importance of acknowledging mental health, after making it a priority at the college.
More than a dozen volunteer life-savers have joined the ambulance service after completing community first responder (CFR) training.
A support group which saw just three people at its inaugural meeting is celebrating two years of success and reaching out to new people.
Norfolk County Council says it has strong procedures in place for investigating allegations of care abuse in people’s homes after figures revealed more than 400 such complaints were registered in the last three years.
The new regional head of the world’s largest nursing union has sounded a warning over an expected drop in the number of nurses qualifying in the next few years.
More than 20 new nurses could be joining the staff at the James Paget University Hospital as it makes use of an overseas recruitment agency.
A number of healthy walks in the Waveney and Great Yarmouth area have been organised for the coming week by OneLife Suffolk.
The region’s mental health trust was the subject of a special investigations programme on the BBC last month - but what can we learn from its most recent reports?
Tributes to a highly-regarded former social care chief brought a standing ovation on a poignant evening which celebrated the best of Norfolk’s carers.
Hundreds of ambulance staff say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the workplace - but bosses have responded by branding the evidence as inaccurate.
An artist has created four stained glass windows to brighten up the James Paget University Hospital’s day care unit.
Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.
Staff at a learning disability home in Browston, near Great Yarmouth, are celebrating getting the seal of approval from the Care Quality Commission.
Families have had to “fight every step of the way” to get help for the children with the greatest needs in Suffolk.
A college principal has issued a desperate call for school leaders to tackle mental health problems - as he revealed a 156pc rise in referrals in just one year.
A Great Yarmouth principal has said colleges must combat the rise in mental health issues among students - revealing that his college has seen a 156pc rise in referrals.
The controversial decision to close a Great Yarmouth walk-in medical centre has been justified, a report has said.
Police are investigating following the sudden death of a man in a Great Yarmouth hotel.
Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted in Norwich.
Three teenagers are to appear in youth court later this month, after allegedly breaking into academy grounds after school hours.
A 10-year-old boy was hit in the head by a stranger in Gorleston.
A pensioner who runs a takeaway in Great Yarmouth has described a break-in over the weekend as “gut-wrenching”.
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