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Hospital directors have described how they “never experienced difficulty” like that they faced over Christmas and New Year and felt “helplessness” over the demand.

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cancer patients in the region could see faster diagnosis and more support at home after a partnership of health chiefs and councils were granted £1.3m.

Monday, February 12, 2018

A lack of beds and staff led to problems at all three of Norfolk’s hospitals over the weekend.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A charity helping people with disabilities to live more independent lives is urgently seeking volunteers.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as Norfolk Police supports a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.

Friday, February 2, 2018

The chief executive of a Norfolk health trust is to step down.

Friday, February 2, 2018

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thousands of elderly people across Norfolk and Waveney may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

A lack of checks on patients tranquillised while under the care of the region’s mental health trust has been branded as “appalling”.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

Monday, January 22, 2018

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Tortoises never went in windows

Saturday, January 20, 2018

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Emergency services in Great Yarmouth have teamed up to provide even quicker response times for ambulance crews.

Friday, January 19, 2018

A joint operation between police and Trading Standards officers in Great Yarmouth has seen more than what is believed 27,000 illegal cigarettes seized.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A new service to treat an eye condition that is the most common cause of blindness has been launched in Waveney.

Monday, January 15, 2018

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

The crisis the NHS is going through could have been avoided. So says Joan Pons Laplana, a nurse and clinical project manager at James Paget Hospital 
in Gorleston.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Roundabout and lights are no-go

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The heads of the three A&E departments in our region have written to the Prime Minister warning safety levels are “intolerable” amid “severe and chronic underfunding” of the NHS.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The hospital that serves the population of Great Yarmouth and Waveney is launching a scholarship to help two people from the region it covers qualify as nurses.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Great Yarmouth MP and immigration minister Brandon Lewis is tipped for promotion ahead of a cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

What’s happened to my postman?

Thursday, January 4, 2018

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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