Search

Health

Tue, 15:00
NHS

The region’s mental health trust has been listed in the top five in the country for sending patients out of the area for their care.

Read more

A special event giving people with experience of mental ill health the chance to hear inspirational stories from others while sharing their own ideas for promoting recovery will take place next week.

Read more
Norfolk Community Foundation

The fascinating history of mental health treatment in Norfolk has been unveiled as the stories of those admitted to the Norfolk County Asylum - later known as St Andrew’s Hospital - have been revealed.

Read more
Heritage Lottery Fund

The region’s hospitals have been told to arrange urgent fire safety inspections as part of the response to the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.

Read more

More than 60 acres of NHS land in the region could be sold off, after health bosses identified sites which could be used to reach the government’s targets for housing.

Read more
Theresa May

One of Norfolk’s clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is due to fall short of the amount of money it should be putting towards mental health despite latest figures showing the number of suicides in the area has rocketed.

Read more
NHS

A new strategy which explains how the region’s mental health trust will support people to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life will launch next week.

Read more
NHS

A care home is raising money to buy a revolutionary new product to help people with dementia enjoy a better quality of life.

Read more
Norwich

The number of nurses coming to work in our region from the European Union has fallen, hospital leaders have said.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

As Norfolk County Council looks at new ways to bring more people into the adult social care sector, chair of the authority’s adult social care committee, Bill Borrett, explains the various ways of getting into the rewarding career.

Read more
Norfolk County Council

East Norfolk Medical Practice in Great Yarmouth has been presented with an award for its use of computer software which makes sure patients receive effective medicines in safe doses.

Read more

A national initiative to improve mental health services for patients with learning disabilities or autism has been introduced at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Read more
NHS

Time is running out for your chance to receive a slice of a funds designed to support existing or new groups for carers.

Read more

Men who are facing mental health difficulties such as PTSD will soon be able to take part in an innovative form of therapy as the international expert who developed the initiative visits the UK to share his knowledge with local mental health staff.

Read more
Harry

A health information day for people with learning disabilities is being held this week.

Read more
James Paget University Hospital

A carer who supports his sister has made an emotional plea to urge other men in his situation to get support.

Read more
London

Carers across Norfolk now have access to a wealth of helpful information about caring thanks to a new partnership.

Read more
Norfolk County Council

The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.

Read more
NHS

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

Read more
Care Quality Commission

Concerns that members of the public have not had enough of a say in the changing face of the county’s health system have prompted a Question Time style event.

Read more
Norman Lamb

New parents from across the region are being urged to look after their own mental health for the welfare of their baby.

Read more
NHS

A former Labour health secretary has been appointed to guide Norfolk and Waveney through what could be the more radical revolution the health system has ever seen.

Read more
Norman Lamb

A sexual health charity has said it is “concerning” to see a rise in the number of teenage pregnancies in Norfolk.

Read more
Norfolk County Council

Free cancer advice and support is coming to Great Yarmouth in the form of an information stand

Read more
NHS

Free cancer advice and support is coming to Great Yarmouth in the form of an information stand

Read more
NHS

As research suggests around 10m British adults are diagnosed with a mental health condition, and more than 55,000 people in Norfolk and Suffolk were treated by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) last year, mental health could be a key issue for voters in next week’s election.

Read more
Jeremy Corbyn

Charitable organisations have come together for a networking event.

Read more
Acorn Centre

A former nurse at the James Paget University Hospital has been struck off after he posed a risk to patients through his misconduct.

Read more

Most Read

Mon, 15:04

A 28-year-old man who fell from the back of a pick-up truck in Bradwell last week has died in hospital.

Read more
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tue, 16:47

A 28-year-old man who died after falling from a pick-up truck in Bradwell has been named locally as Scott Baisley.

Read more
Cambridge
Yesterday, 18:15

It is a postcode district which is home to some of the most sought-after addresses in the capital.

Read more
Tue, 17:46

A woman has been jailed for 14 weeks for a string of crimes.

Read more
Mon, 17:03

A man suffered minor head injuries after being attacked in a Great Yarmouth robbery, which saw his mobile phone and cards stolen.

Read more
James Paget University Hospital

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 15°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter