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Fri, 13:15
Care Quality Commission

Staff at a learning disability home in Browston, near Great Yarmouth, are celebrating getting the seal of approval from the Care Quality Commission.

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Families have had to “fight every step of the way” to get help for the children with the greatest needs in Suffolk.

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Care Quality Commission

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.

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Stuart Rimmer

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.

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Stuart Rimmer

The controversial decision to close a Great Yarmouth walk-in medical centre has been justified, a report has said.

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Brandon Lewis

A woman with an incurable illness has brought and donated a portable ECG to the hospital she is being treated at.

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James Paget University Hospital

The first out of hospital team to start providing health and social care to people in their own homes in the Great Yarmouth area has been given a vote of confidence by patients in a survey.

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James Paget University Hospital

Fewer operations were cancelled at the region’s biggest hospital over three months than in previous years, despite intense pressure on services.

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Theresa May

A man who suffered severe leg injuries in a motorcycle crash has been reunited with his lifesaver,

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

After a defibrillator saved her daughter’s life, a mother tasked herself with providing her community with access to these lifesaving devices.

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A campaign to raise awareness of sign language which started at the James Paget University Hospital has reached millions of people around the globe – thanks to social media.

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University of East Anglia

New roles are being introduced across Great Yarmouth and Waveney to give patients access to expert healthcare help without having to book a doctor’s appointment.

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A hospital chairman has raised concerns after the level of nursing staff dropped during a period of high pressure.

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Christine Allen

A health body has won a patient safety award for administering a drug used to control blood clotting. North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (NN CCG) was amongst the winners at the CCG Prescriber awards for its use of warfarin - one of the highest risk medications if incorrectly dosed.

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NHS

The man who was evicted from hospital after a two year stay has gone on hunger strike.

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James Paget Hospital

The patient who was evicted from hospital after a two-year stay has today claimed he did not want to stay there.

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James Paget University Hospital

A hospital trust has today defended the way it tried to discharge a patient who ended up staying unnecessarily on a ward for more than two years.

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NHS

A pilot to help patients who have suffered a fall in Norfolk has been launched.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The James Paget Hospital in Gorleston is reporting it continues to “face sustained pressure in supporting our patients with the care that they need.”

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Christine Allen

A super slimmer is proving to be a winner at the losing game after shedding 13st after joining a slimming group in January 2014.

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Don’t always think of a traditional gym if you’re toying with the idea of adopting a healthier lifestyle – there is an option, with plenty of fresh air to breathe and new like-minded friends.

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The family of a 66-year-old woman stranded in a coma in Tenerife have spoken of the frustrating process of trying to bring her home.

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United Kingdom

Michele Riches is looking forward to celebrating the new year more than ever after losing a massive 10st 12lbs.

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A mum who spent almost two weeks in a family centre while her infant son fought seizures in hospital has vowed to repay the kind treatment she received.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

All beds full at major hospital

Thursday, December 29, 2016

All the beds at a major hospital are full and people are being asked not to attend unless their condition is “life or limb threatening”.

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A former Macmillan nurse has been appointed to the most senior nursing post at the James Paget University Hospital.

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Christine Allen

A charity which hands out cash to some of the region’s most vulnerable residents to keep them warm over winter revealed it is currently receiving calls for help every day – the majority from north Norfolk.

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United Kingdom

The owner of a local chain of butchers has disputed a report from the government’s Food Standards Agency, which stated it had to recall stuffing and cocktail sausages this week.

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European Union

A family have made a heartfelt plea to bring a great-grandmother home from Tenerife, where she has been in a coma since the beginning of the month.

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A hospital trust has been rated as ‘good’ overall following a re-inspection by a health watchdog.

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Christine Allen

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Mon, 17:20

Emergency services were called to a property in Gorleston on Monday afternoon following a medical emergency.

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England Ambulance Service
Mon, 11:12

A man has died despite attempts by ambulance crews and firefighters to save his life.

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Mon, 10:14

Reports of more drugs washing up on the Norfolk coast are being investigated by police.

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National Crime Agency
Thu, 15:41

Fritton Lake’s park and adventure playground has closed to day visitors as part of plans to ‘steer the resort in a new direction.’

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Facebook
Wed, 09:21

Landlords are refusing to take on tenants who are in the process of claiming for benefits.

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