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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A tube which was supposed to be put into a patient's stomach was instead put into a lung.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Norfolk's three hospitals look set to end another year in deficit, as NHS cash comes under the spotlight.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

A mother is appealing to parliament for the NHS to make parents aware of treatments for flat head syndrome after her one-year-old daughter developed the condition.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Great Yarmouth's pubs were once a hive of activity - but now it seems punters looking for refreshment and chat are more likely to be greeted by boarded-up windows and peeling paint.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Norfolk and Waveney's NHS has been snubbed in every single bid for big ticket money - bar one - made to the government over the last two years, with £417m of funding it asked for denied.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

An ambulance service boss who banned paramedics from taking extended holidays over winter is currently on a three-week tour of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Friday, March 1, 2019

The four-hour A&E target in hospitals, which has not been hit in Norfolk for four years, is reportedly set to be scrapped.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

More than half of NHS staff in Norfolk are working extra hours to help prop up the health service, it can be revealed.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A pension fund which covers many of Norfolk's public services invested more than £1m in a pharmaceutical firm which has been accused of "holding the NHS to ransom" by the health secretary.

Friday, February 22, 2019

An inquest has been opened into the death of an 85-year-old woman who died of pneumonia and infected pressure sores at a Norfolk hospital.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the 'demoralising' pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

When Jessica Ogden goes to work she never knows what the day will bring.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk's NHS has been "fire-fighting", improvements were "starting from behind" and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A crowdfunding appeal to help a three-year-old girl gain access to costly treatment abroad is over half way towards its £50,000 target.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

NHS bosses have admitted there is no "definitive timeline" for when changes will be made to the region's failing mental health services.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The family of a three-year-old girl are raising £50,000 for trial treatment abroad to save their daughter could have just months to live.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

A "bright and joyful" sign that had brought trade to an out-of-the-way angling shop has been vandalised for the second time.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Parts of rural Norfolk have been rated as among the worst places for young people in the country to live, a survey has claimed.

Monday, February 4, 2019

A series of short videos are being released to put the issue of sexual consent in every day contexts as reported rape and sexual assaults continue to rise.

Monday, February 4, 2019

A hospital has once again warned patients not to use its A&E department unless there is a genuine emergency.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

A hospital has urged patients not to use its A&E department unless there is a genuine emergency.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

"You have to wait for someone to recover or to die to get help."

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Health bosses have admitted a plan to overhaul services published in 2016 was "over optimistic" as it was revealed the budget for Norfolk and Waveney was £96m behind where it should be.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Questions have been raised over the number of GPs available out of hours in Norfolk, Waveney, and Wisbech.

Monday, January 28, 2019

A former housing association chief executive is "looking forward" to his next challenge - after joining the board of directors at the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the "chaos and confusion must end" over the region's failing mental health care provision.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

County Hall faces the threat of cyber attack tens of thousands of times every day, with around a dozen posing serious risks, officers have revealed.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Six more GPs could come to Great Yarmouth as part of a national scheme to fill doctor vacancies in hard-to-recruit areas.

Monday, January 21, 2019

The uptake of young woman attending a potentially life-saving routine test is at an all time low after new research has revealed many feel too embarrassed, scared or vulnerable to go.

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