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Mon, 13:22
Norwich

People will have the chance to take a “free, fast and simple” HIV test in Norfolk this week.

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Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

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Norfolk County Council

A man who fought testicular cancer has walked a gruelling 60km with a ball and chain to demonstrate the mental strain of fighting the illness.

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A young girl left severely disabled after mistakes were made during her birth at a Norfolk hospital will receive an extra £600,000 in damages.

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In 2008, two days before her daughter’s first birthday, Vicky Rapley lost the sight in her left eye.

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Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

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NHS

Protestors marched through Great Yarmouth today in a rally against proposals which could shut dozens of children’s centres across Norfolk.

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Mike Smith-Clare

Proposals to bring the five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Norfolk and Waveney under one single management team will be approved later this month.

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West Norfolk

Firefighters were called out to 111 false alarms at Norfolk hospitals and NHS trusts within a year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Defibrillators are very easy to use and public ones are becoming more and more available at locations across Norfolk and Waveney.

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She has been tasked with turning around the region’s troubled ambulance service, but Dorothy Hosein, equipped with a wealth of experience under her belt, is confident she will rise to the challenge.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Despite more fast food outlets opening in Norfolk the amount, compared to restaurants and cafes, has decreased in the past eight years, according to figures released by the BBC Shared Data Unit.

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BBC

The number of safety incidents reported at the region’s ambulance trust nearly doubled in the space of a year.

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Concerns have been raised over the use of more than £2m donated by the public to a charity bid to open a new hospice on Norfolk’s coast.

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Hugh Sturzaker

A team delivering an “outstanding service” has been honoured during a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Norwich

Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A mother has criticised a Norfolk hospital over failures she claims led to her baby son being critically ill, hooked up to machines, and needing surgery to help him breathe.

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James Paget University Hospital

Couples in Norfolk and Suffolk are being turned down for fertility treatment because men are too old or overweight, it can be revealed.

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Residents across Norfolk and Waveney are being invited to a number of public events to discuss the future of mental health services.

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Plans on how to spend £4.2m to help with health and social care winter pressures in Norfolk - which was dubbed a ‘sticking plaster’ by a leading councillor - have been revealed.

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NHS

“I wasn’t on social media but whenever I went out babies were everywhere.”

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NHS

An interactive map created by researchers in Norwich shows that more years are lost for people in Norfolk who die in road accidents and from drug use compared to the national average.

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University of East Anglia

A day before the Lowestoft Hospital on Tennyson Road is set to go under the hammer, council members have called for it to be reconsidered.

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Christine Allen

The woman tipped to temporarily take the reins at the region’s ambulance trust when the service’s chief executive steps down has a history of turning around a failing hospital.

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Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

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Theresa May

Shocking shortcomings in care for the dying in Norfolk can today be revealed.

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Charity fundraisers moved by the plight of a baby boy in hospital in Cyprus have added £500 to a growing fund launched to pay for emergency medical treatment.

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Facebook

A sunshine holiday has turned into a nightmare for a Caister family after their baby son fell ill in Cyprus and their insurers refused to pay for his treatment.

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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.

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Labour

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

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NHS

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Yesterday, 17:05

Business owners have warned that people are too scared to go onto a town centre street amid fears of a rise in violence at weekends.

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Mon, 12:33

A road rage incident in Great Yarmouth saw a man leave his car and try and get into another driver’s car when it was stopped at traffic lights.

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Mon, 15:17

A woman who was wanted by police on recall to prison has been found in Great Yarmouth.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 07:17

A woman thought she was going to die as her ex-partner stamped on her head twice and broke her nose, a court heard.

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Norwich Crown Court
Mon, 17:24

Emergency services were called to Great Yarmouth town centre after a disused lamp post caught fire on Monday afternoon.

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Rescue Service

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