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Wed, 17:12

A team of county council staff is working to re-home 19 care home residents “as quickly as possible.”

Tue, 20:26

A care home in Great Yarmouth has been forced to close after watchdogs uncovered a catalogue of concerns.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

A provider responsible for two Waveney elderly care facilities has been told by a watchdog both are inadequate and remain in special measures.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The struggles of the country’s second-largest care home operator is symptomatic of the challenges faced by the industry, the boss of a group bucking the trend has warned.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

Monday, October 30, 2017

A supported living service for people with complex learning disabilities across East Anglia has been given top marks by inspectors.

Friday, October 20, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

Friday, October 13, 2017

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

Friday, October 13, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

Friday, September 29, 2017

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

More than 17,000 meals were wasted at Norfolk’s hospitals over the course of a year, new figures have revealed.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

“We are proud of the Paget.”

Monday, September 18, 2017

Whether looking at our own futures, or those of loved ones, adult social care is a sector which will come into everyone’s life at some point.

Friday, August 11, 2017

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

Friday, July 21, 2017

Safety at all of the region’s mental health trust’s inpatient units has been improved after a £1.5m project to remove potential ligature points.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspectors have returned to rate the region’s mental health trust, a year after it was lifted out of special measures.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Relatives concerned about the safety of care homes are being pushed to become unpaid carers, a charity has claimed, as it was revealed the region had more than the national average of unsafe care provision.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

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.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

When the James Paget University Hospital board met on Friday, it was the final time its current chairman lead proceedings.

Friday, April 28, 2017

A charity service providing specialist sock support to people after surgery has been told it needs improvement by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Long-serving staff at the James Paget University Hospital have been formally recognised for providing decades of dedicated patient care.

Friday, March 31, 2017

A north Norfolk GP practice has been ranked among the best in the country after being rated outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care.

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