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Thu, 16:31

Children as young as 13 say they are drinking almost everyday according to a survey of young people in Gorleston and Bradwell.

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Parents and dog owners are being warned to stay away from open water after a dangerous poisonous algae has been found in various beauty spots in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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A tiny baby has survived six hours of surgery to put his bowel, bladder, and intestines back inside his body after he was born with an ultra-rare abnormality.

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

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People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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A woman who lost her sister to a brain tumour was just one of a number of people to take part in a walk to raise awareness.

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The best of a Norfolk hospital was celebrated at a glitzy awards bash.

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A regional hospital will be part of a rebuilding programme after getting a slice of £100 million seed funding from the government.

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A merger bringing the region's five clinical commissioning groups (CCG) together as one is set to go ahead.

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How do we solve a problem as severe and wide-ranging as the nation's mental health crisis?

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A Norfolk hospital recorded its busiest ever month in A&E as crucial targets on cancer performance and waiting times were missed.

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A new gymnastics club has opened in Great Yarmouth.

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It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

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Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

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Concerns about sewage disposal on the coast will be raised at a meeting of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

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Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

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A heartbroken mother has shared her upset after the inquest ruling into her daughter's death went ahead without her.

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A new parkrun is heading to Great Yarmouth taking in its famous pier and wide golden sands.

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A GP has warned that patients lives will be at risk if prescriptions bounce because of delays caused by a no deal Brexit.

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Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

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Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

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Strokes can leave people critically ill, unable to speak and struggling to move.

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Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

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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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Thu, 14:57

A man has died following an industrial incident in Great Yarmouth.

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Thu, 13:18

Two people have been seriously injured in an industrial incident at Great Yarmouth's outer harbour.

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Wed, 09:25

Drivers are being warned that a busy bypass is closing for two days and nights while a roundabout is resurfaced.

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Tue, 10:52

A historic leisure resort has been given the go ahead to build a car showroom on its site.

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Wed, 16:42

A charity is hoping to relocate to a furniture store in Great Yarmouth which is closing down.

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