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Yesterday, 08:47

Norfolk hospitals are urging visitors who have been ill to stay at home if possible as more than a thousand beds have been closed around the country due to nororvirus.

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A man who was given the wrong knee implant during surgery said he was left speechless when the blunder was revealed.

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A school has reopened after a deep clean following a virus outbreak among students.

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A school closed for a deep clean after an outbreak of illness among students.

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A consultant surgeon is taking a colourful approach to tackling bowel cancer this December in a bid to save lives.

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Norfolk hospitals are attracting nursing staff from as far afield as the Philippines and India to fill posts as national figures show more than 11,600 NHS staff from the EU have left the health service since the Brexit referendum.

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A woman who was left with permanent nerve damage after having a wisdom tooth removed at a Norfolk hospital has been awarded more than £30,000 in compensation.

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A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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A brave nine-year-old boy is set to undergo pioneering proton therapy after he was approved for treatment on the NHS.

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A surgeon performing a knee replacement put in the wrong implant, it has emerged.

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A new clinic which hopes to be a hub for wellness has opened in a coastal town.

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Staff at a Norfolk care scheme have been hailed in an inspection report with residents describing them as "wonderful" and exceptionally kind.

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Hospitals in the region at risk of decay are being surveyed for damage after a school roof collapsed unexpectedly.

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A 28-year-old mum suffering with an inoperable brain tumour has found comfort and community via her inspiring, online make-up tutorials.

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For 30 years, Malcolm Porter fought a fundraising crusade to help improve the lives of people living with epilepsy - despite never suffering from the condition himself.

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Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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Two Norfolk hospitals will receive new state-of-the art cancer screening machines after they were granted a slice of £200m of government funding.

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A care home without enough staff to look after its residents has remained in special measures after an inspection saw it branded inadequate and unsafe.

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Mental health campaigners have cautiously welcomed a multimillion pound funding boost to services in Norfolk which will benefit children and adults.

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A care home for vulnerable adults has been plunged into special measures after inspectors found physical restraints had been used inappropriately on people in distress.

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NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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A failing care home has remained in special measures as inspectors branded it as inadequate for the fourth time.

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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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Fri, 10:48

A derelict village pub described as an eyesore but with planning permission to be converted into a house has been damaged in a fire.

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Thu, 13:32

People in a coastal village say they are "dreading Christmas" because of visitors' parking - but plans are afoot to bring an end to the problem.

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Mon, 09:03

A school closed for a deep clean after an outbreak of illness among students.

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Wed, 13:42

An actor from Great Yarmouth is set to star in a superhero Netflix series - but credits the seaside town with launching his career.

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Thu, 11:10

Drivers could be facing more delays in Great Yarmouth as work in preparation for the development of the town's proposed Third River Crossing is carried out.

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