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Yesterday, 10:51

Concerns over bullying from ambulance bosses have again been highlighted - just a month after the deaths of three staff members prompted a major investigation into the trust's culture.

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Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

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Norwich

Show the James Paget University Hospital just how much you love it this Valentine's Day: that's the message from fundraisers as the hospital launches a brand new appeal.

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Patients desperate for hospital operations are having to wait up to a year as the list of those delayed soars to 17,000.

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A takeaway is shut and two people are in voluntary quarantine after celebrating Chinese new year in countries where coronavirus has taken hold.

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Norfolk's NHS is set to spend millions bailing out a struggling group of health trusts outside of the county - despite financial reports from just days ago saying the payments would not happen.

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Children and young people with mental health issues are waiting up to five months for treatment in parts of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Great Yarmouth

Average monthly prescription rates for antidepressant medication across Norfolk have risen by 20pc between January 2015 and November 2019, highlighting the "indisputable link between deprivation and mental health".

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A coronavirus health campaign has been launched across the nation as the government works to prevent the spread of illness.

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A Norfolk-born man studying in China has spoke of his fear of living in the shadows of the coronavirus amid rising death tolls.

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A Norwich City fan who had a heart attack at Carrow Road has said that had it happened anywhere else he would probably no longer be alive.

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It's a sense most of us take for granted, but loss of smell affects roughly one in 20 of us. New research from the University of East Anglia says the psychological impact of anosmia are little understood. Ruth Lawes reports.

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The number of emergency hospital admissions for people in Norfolk with dementia has increased by more than 40pc in five years, a new report has found.

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A new face is to be appointed to the most senior nursing post in a Norfolk hospital, with his predecessor set to retire after three decades of dedicated service.

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A family's anguish at moving their vulnerable mother three times in four months has laid bare the grim reality of care home closures.

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Recent news about a rat spotted at a Norfolk McDonald's may have you wondering where your local restaurant ranks for food hygiene.

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An Ormesby who has worked to rebuild his life after being unable to remember the most basic things following a near-fatal infection in his brain has shared his experience.

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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A school on the coast has opened a 'safe space' for encouraging mental wellbeing.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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A couple have been doubly stunned by delivering their baby on Christmas Day, and finding out 'it's a boy'.

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A care home has closed after a fifth successive "inadequate" rating from the independent body that sets and monitors standards.

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Gorleston

Santa's sleigh received a supercar upgrade this Christmas for youngsters facing a hospital stay over the festive season.

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Health chiefs are asking paramedics to work in overwhelmed A&E departments in another sign of the extreme pressure on Norfolk's NHS.

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A Norfolk boy with cancer and his family will be spending Christmas hundreds of miles from home as he starts pioneering proton therapy.

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A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

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Yesterday, 17:22

A taxi company which claims to be the longest-running in a seaside town has collapsed into administration.

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Mon, 11:40

Big changes are in store for six holiday parks on the coast after their operator announced a £3.3m investment.

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Tue, 21:41

The final 11 Beales department stores in the country are set to shut, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.

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Yesterday, 16:05

A man and woman in their 20s have been sentenced for possessing and supplying drugs in Great Yarmouth.

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Tue, 09:43

A former town centre cafe could reopen as a nail bar - if planners give the go-ahead.

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