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Tue, 13:30

Campaigners have demanded a halt to the sale of Lowestoft Hospital and for its use as a potential medical centre to be examined, despite a planned auction next week.

Tue, 11:19

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

Friday, October 12, 2018

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

Friday, October 5, 2018

An army veteran who displayed “significant risk factors” before his death was “failed” by services in Norfolk, his family have claimed.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The number of prescriptions handed out for antidepressants in Norfolk has soared to nearly 1.7 million in a year.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Women in Norfolk are being spared an anxious wait for smear test results, with almost 100pc receiving them within two weeks.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Mental health is the focus of an exhibition at Great Yarmouth Minster as artwork by service users, volunteers and staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) go on display.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

An ex-headteacher at Great Yarmouth High School has suggested online abuse of the current principal stems from his attitude to the town.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nearly £4m was wasted in just six months at Norfolk’s hospitals due to patients not showing up for appointments.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

Monday, September 17, 2018

A former medical centre in Great Yarmouth could become the regional headquarters of a ‘luxury’ tobacco and whisky seller.

Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

Monday, September 17, 2018

A care centre in Great Yarmouth designed to provide residents with additional short-term support has helped 24 people return to their own homes following treatment in hospital.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

Monday, September 10, 2018

A Lowestoft-based social enterprise has been shortlisted for two national awards.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Around 40,000 fewer free dental treatments were carried out in Norfolk last year, with industry leaders saying a “hostile environment” is putting off low income patients.

Monday, September 10, 2018

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

Monday, September 10, 2018

People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A new specialist service to support dementia patients has been launched in Waveney.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Five people a year die in Norfolk waiting for a organ transplant, it can be revealed.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

A national charity car wash event is coming to Norfolk for the first time next month.

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