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I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

Monday, January 7, 2019

A “cruel and desperately unfair” postcode lottery which locks some Norfolk families out of accessing fertility treatment on the NHS could come to an end after announcements made as part of a long term plan for the health service.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

A link up between the Ipswich-based St Elizabeth Hospice and East Coast Community Healthcare to help improve adult community services and specialist palliative care across Great Yarmouth and Waveney has been developed.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

A senior manager at the region’s mental health trust’s troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

More women have come forward to describe the risky ways they are having to obtain medication not available on the NHS for thyroid issues.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Norfolk’s community healthcare is applauding the fact that over 1,500 members of staff have been vaccinated against the flu, after its most successful vaccination drive to date.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Nearly 4,000 people over the age of 65 in Norfolk are living with undiagnosed dementia, according to the NHS.

Monday, December 24, 2018

A “total failing” of the region’s mental health trust contributed to the death of a 41-year-old woman, according to her brother.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Doctors in Norfolk and Waveney have no real way of knowing how long people are waiting to be seen by a GP.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Cancer patients across Norfolk are having to wait longer for scans or travel hundreds of miles elsewhere due to a shortage of radioactive liquid.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Whether it is a kick around at the park or walking out in front of an 80,000 strong crowd at Wembley, there is a level for everybody in football.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The father of missing student Sophie Smith is planning a heartbreaking tribute on the first anniversary of her disappearance by releasing a single rose into the waves at Gorleston.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Monday, December 17, 2018

A luxury tobacconist has accused a medical practice of wasting time and money by objecting to its plans to move into a former pub in Great Yarmouth.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The head of a coastal hospital which is the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Plans for a former pub to be turned into a luxury tobacconist have been put under fire by a nearby health centre, with bosses arguing it would “give out entirely the wrong message”.

Friday, December 7, 2018

A family has criticised a mental health service after a mother-of-three took her own life just 10 days after being discharged from a mental health ward.

Friday, December 7, 2018

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

Friday, December 7, 2018

A family had to wait nearly three years to appeal a decision which stripped their disabled son of NHS funding.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

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