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Norman Lamb

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.

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.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

Monday, September 3, 2018

The boss of the region’s embattled ambulance service has revealed he will step down.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thousands fewer people are using Norfolk’s recycling centres following the introduction of controversial DIY waste charges.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

Friday, May 18, 2018

A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Thousands sign petition calling for removal of DIY waste charges at recycling centres

Sunday, May 13, 2018

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A petition has been launched calling for council bosses to rethink charges for DIY waste at Norfolk’s recycling centres.

Monday, March 12, 2018

A survey of more than 900 frontline East of England Ambulance staff has highlighted long shifts and difficult working conditions at the Trust over the past year.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

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.

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

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Youngsters from three north Norfolk villages have learned about dementia whilst taking part in memory walks to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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