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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 5, 2019

Health bosses have been urged to listen to how patients want to see mental health services change as they decide on a future for the region’s troubled provision.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

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

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.

Friday, January 18, 2019

A 24-year-old man has admitted he is at breaking point after waiting more than a year to receive treatment from the region’s mental health trust.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

“Media hype” has been blamed for causing anxiety in those under the care of the mental health trust. Health and political correspondent Geraldine Scott says that’s a denial of the issues at hand.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

The region’s mental health trust and Norfolk County Council have been ordered to pay a patient and her mother £75 each for failings before a suicide attempt.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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