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Friday, January 20, 2017
NHS

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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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

The James Paget Hospital is urging people with norovirus symptoms to stay away after four wards have been affected.

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James Paget Hospital

Less than a week after Norwich girl Summer Grant lost her life playing at a fair in Essex a prohibition notice was handed to the Ferry Inn at Horning when council officers found its bouncy castle totally unsecured.

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North Norfolk District Council

A new diagnostic service for patients suffering from chest pain is being offered at the James Paget Hospital.

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James Paget Hospital

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

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Great Yarmouth

Fears the warden service for elderly people in sheltered accommodation could be cut have emerged after a consultation into its future.

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County Council

A mother has welcomed a review into whether birthing partners should be able to stay overnight in hospital to offer support.

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Gorleston

At the start of our mental health campaign a year ago we hoped to help reduce stigma attached to mental health illnesses and to get people talking about it.

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Norwich

Norfolk residents are being asked to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as winter approaches.

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United Kingdom

A boy who suffered severe brain damage during his birth has won £5 million in compensation from the NHS.

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NHS

Hailing new era for town pharmacy

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis did the honours in traditional style at the re-opening of a re-modelled pharmacy.

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Brandon Lewis

Hospital managers are investigating after a patient was the subject of a medical blunder.

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James Paget Hospital

People are being urged to only go to James Paget Hospital in an emergency as the hospital is operating at capacity.

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James Paget Hospital

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Jobseekers in Great Yarmouth are invited to a jobs fair.

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A chilling photograph has emerged of a toddler being carried on thin ice at one of the county’s best known beauty spots.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 16:15

A Gorleston woman is looking forward to the glitz and glamour her first beauty pageant, after making the finals of a national competition.

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London
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Stranded sailors of the Malaviya Twenty have thanked the people of Great Yarmouth for their support during their stay in the town.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

A couple who re-opened a Gorleston pub in dry-January have not had the quiet start they might have expected.

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