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Tue, 17:53

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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Staff working in children and young people's mental health were forced to make their own waiting lists as official data was so inaccurate and cases "slipped through the net".

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Free sanitary products are available at a clutch of venues across the borough.

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Life for the Lawson family is an exhausting round of punishing cancer treatment and emergency set-backs that has eclipsed normal life.

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A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

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People experiencing a mental health crisis will no longer be held in police cells, Theresa May has announced.

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Teenage pregnancy rates in Norfolk have risen amid a warning from experts that public health cuts could worsen progress.

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The Health Secretary has ordered a review of NHS food after two more patient deaths have been linked to a listeria outbreak.

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A seaside care home has been rated as "inadequate" for a third time by the independent body that sets and monitors standards.

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The region's ambulance trust plans to appeal a court decision in which staff won a landmark victory over holiday pay.

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A brand new centre to support those in Norfolk battling cancer is set to open in Norwich - if £500,000 can be raised for the appeal.

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Only a complete overhaul of children's mental health services would have a shot at stopping long waiting times and youngsters being "bounced between" services.

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The number of sick days firefighters are having to take due to their mental health has more than quadrupled in the space of three years.

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An elderly man was failed by an ambulance response team and died in "horrific circumstances", his family has claimed.

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The new boss at the region's failing mental health trust has admitted he hears about the service's disastrous radical redesign "most days" as he set out his plans to turn fortunes around.

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The time when your child takes their first steps is magical and unforgettable.

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A coroner has expressed concern over how an elderly man was taken to hospital after ambulance staff borrowed a chair from a supermarket when theirs failed to inflate.

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She had reached her fundraising target by the time she stood on the start line but with all the money now collected Keata Wilby can confidently say she gave it 160pc.

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Thousands of men with prostate cancer will be able to avoid the damaging side effects of surgery thanks to a new research scanner that will be installed in Norwich.

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Eleven residents are being moved out of a care home in Great Yarmouth following an inspection by the health regulator.

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Governors at the region's mental health trust have demanded answers over why spending on children in London is more than three times that on those in the east.

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The family of a nine-month-old boy is raising £50,000 for treatment abroad to save their son who has a rare form of cancer.

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Concerns are growing after large amounts of palm oil were found scattered along our region's coastline.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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People requiring residential care in some areas of Norfolk are only left with services rated as 'inadequate', a report claims.

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When Bruce Kirrage looks back at the newspaper article reporting his crime he is horrified - the drawn face staring out at him unrecognisable to the man he is today.

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A brave two-year-old remains full of smiles as he battles against a rare form of cancer.

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Some 10,000 more sick notes were written for patients in Norfolk by GPs in 2018 compared to the year before - with the main cause being mental disorders.

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Members of a coastal church group have been hard at work creating dozen of special teddies to help calm young children.

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Yesterday, 18:46

Police have partially lifted a cordon and have placed a tent at the scene of an incident in Great Yarmouth.

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Mon, 17:18

Residents in Great Yarmouth have been promised the best cinematic experience in East Anglia after it was announced the Royalty cinema would reopen under new operators following a multimillion-pound investment.

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A man left a woman with serious injuries after bingeing on booze and cocaine and ploughing into her car while trying to get away from police, a court heard.

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Tue, 17:29

Well-behaved dogs are more than welcome at a new tea room where its resident namesake already enjoys pats and chats from customers.

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Mon, 17:39

A man who was caught carrying a hammer and a knife told police he had "people after me", a court has heard.

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