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Your 50s should be the time of life when you start making more time for yourself and planning for retirement.

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Outbreaks of measles have been detected in the east of England in the last year, it can be revealed, as it was announced that the UK has lost its measles-free status.

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More than 100,000 sick days were taken by NHS staff in Norfolk last year due to mental health struggles, it can be revealed.

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A man's false teeth were stuck in his throat for eight days after he "inhaled" them during a routine operation, it has emerged.

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A funday raised £2,000 towards a campaign to send a Norfolk boy to Germany to receive essential medical treatment.

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Middle-aged people need to stay physically active if they are to enjoy a fit and healthy retirement, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia.

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The number of cases of the life-threatening infection sepsis in Norfolk hospitals has risen by more than 70pc in the last three years.

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More than 25,000 abused and neglected children in Norfolk and Waveney could be sidelined by mental health services.

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A doctor's surgery will be closed three afternoons a week with patients having to travel more than three miles for an appointment during those times.

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Two people were injured by flying debris while an air ambulance took off.

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Health services across Norfolk and Suffolk will benefit from a £135m funding boost as part of the prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS.

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The region's mental health trust has moved to reassure over care as it was revealed patients were sent to a hospital with "unacceptable" standards.

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A swimming-pool at a holiday park has reopened following an incident that sparked an emergency response.

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The region's ambulance service still does not have enough staff to keep patients safe, as bosses were slammed in its latest inspection report.

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Norfolk County Council is to crackdown on poor care social care given by private providers.

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As temperatures topped 33.3C in Norfolk on Thursday, with the hottest day ever recorded, concerns were raised over the safety of the county's hospitals operating in the heat.

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A restaurant had out-of-date food and a kitchen needing a deep clean, a hygiene inspector has said.

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A bid to overhaul the region's air ambulance bases and ensure the service can run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, has been boosted by a government grant.

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Norfolk nurses joined colleagues from across the country in parliament to demand an end to the staffing crisis they say is putting patients at risk.

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Hundreds of thousands of pounds is owed to Norfolk's NHS by foreign patients not entitled to free healthcare.

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Staff on the frontline of community mental health services are reporting much longer waiting lists than those recorded by bosses.

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Urgent mental health-related incidents attended by police officers have almost doubled in four years as pressures on the 999 service grow.

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Another director has resigned from the region's ambulance trust as a major overhaul of its top management team continues.

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Healthcare trusts spent nearly half a million pounds on equipment specifically for obese patients, it can be revealed.

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More than one in every ten pregnant women in Norfolk smoke during their pregnancy, new figures have revealed.

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A person who called for an ambulance 1,136 times in the last 12 months is among dozens of notorious nuisances who are costing the service a fortune, it can be revealed.

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The region's ambulance trust received calls from people suffering with sunburn as the service almost reached capacity over the weekend.

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Vulnerable youngsters are being "failed by the system", a parent group is warning after a watchdog identified disparities in children's mental health provision across Suffolk and Norfolk.

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A Norfolk university is set to host a conference aimed at improving the support delivered to the bereaved across the county.

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There's nothing Phil Lynes enjoys more than to set his armchair up at an idyllic spot on the Norfolk coast and to paint the breathtaking views he sees in front of him.

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Yesterday, 18:25

A restaurant that closed on Christmas Eve has been ordered to pay almost £15,000 to a former employee.

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Mon, 11:48

A community talent show was "spoilt" by a noisy event at a neighbouring hotel.

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Yesterday, 15:48

A Range Rover crashed into the side of a house after it was put into the wrong gear.

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Mon, 15:07

Environmental health officers will visit a hotel after complaints that a noisy event ruined a community music show.

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Mon, 11:52

The East Coast Truckers Children's Convoy will once again be hitting the road to treat children with special needs to a day out.

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