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Care Quality Commission

An ‘unsafe’ Norfolk care home has been warned it faces urgent enforcement action after problems were uncovered in its latest inspection report.

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Smokers are being warned to take extra care putting out cigarettes and not to buy fake ones, after tests showed counterfeits are more likely to cause fires.

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Margaret Dewsbury

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Antek Lejk

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

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NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

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Antek Lejk

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

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Jeremy Hunt

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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NHS

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

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Norman Lamb

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

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Care Quality Commission

The head of a coastal hospital which is the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

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Christine Allen

A family has criticised a mental health service after a mother-of-three took her own life just 10 days after being discharged from a mental health ward.

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UN Court

Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county.

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United Kingdom

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS

A family had to wait nearly three years to appeal a decision which stripped their disabled son of NHS funding.

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NHS

Volunteers whose hard work makes north Norfolk a better place have been celebrated at an awards night.

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North Norfolk District Council

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

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The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

A culture of learning from mistakes and hardworking staff are behind a Norfolk hospital being the only one in the county to not be rated as failing.

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Christine Allen

A Norfolk woman was not dying quick enough to access NHS funding for her care, her husband has claimed.

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NHS

East Anglian researchers are seeking volunteers to take part in vital dementia research studies through the Join Dementia Research initiative.

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University of East Anglia

An innovative group which helps men to tackle mental health issues has been shortlisted for a top national award.

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NHS

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS

A grandfather who “religiously” relied on a cocktail of prescribed drugs to get through the day has spoken of his relief at getting his life back.

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United Kingdom

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region’s mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

A care home where mattresses were getting soaked through to the base with urine has been put into special measures.

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Care Quality Commission

Applications to become a nurse in Norfolk have dropped by a fifth in just a year, new figures show.

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Care Quality Commission

Tens of thousands more people in Norfolk are opting to order their prescriptions online than two years ago, according to NHS data.

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NHS

A sepsis survivor has raised £2,000 for the James Paget University Hospital to help continue work to raise awareness of the condition and to say thank you to staff.

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James Paget University Hospital

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Yesterday, 10:54

Norfolk police want to speak to two women after gift sets and hair products were stolen from Boots in Great Yarmouth.

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Norfolk police
Mon, 13:12

Two men will be sentenced in the new year after admitting supplying drugs to a 21-year-old woman who later died.

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Stephen Holt
Mon, 10:31

A drone was used to hunt a “dangerous” dog which tried to bite a person during a police chase in Great Yarmouth on Sunday night.

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

A man who hid wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in his mouth has been jailed for two years.

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Norwich Crown Court
Yesterday, 17:17

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.

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Norwich

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