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Norman Lamb

Yesterday, 11:49

A woman whose Norfolk cottage was gutted in a blaze 18 months ago has spoken for the first time about the devastating impact it has had on her life.

Wed, 21:14

A Norfolk MP has said it is an “outrage” that parliament has been denied the opportunity to take control of Brexit, as the prime minister rounded on representatives in a televised statement.

Tue, 16:24

A new pilot is helping schoolchildren in Norfolk to look after their physical and mental health – through yoga.

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.

Monday, March 4, 2019

The east of England will get the smallest share of a £1.6bn government fund to boost run-down towns after Brexit.

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.

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.

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.

Friday, January 25, 2019

As MPs prepare to thrash out the details of Brexit in parliament once again, our reporters took to the streets of Great Yarmouth, Cromer, King’s Lynn, and Norwich to find out what people thought of progress, how they voted in 2016 , and if they would vote differently now.

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.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A Norfolk MP is set to be one of around 64 who will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal after the prime minister made a last-ditch attempt to garner support.

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.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Vulnerable people appealing decisions over disability benefits are being left in limbo for months waiting for their hearings.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

Friday, October 26, 2018

‘We’ve been warning them for years.’

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.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.

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.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

Monday, September 3, 2018

The boss of the region’s embattled ambulance service has revealed he will step down.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thousands fewer people are using Norfolk’s recycling centres following the introduction of controversial DIY waste charges.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

Friday, May 18, 2018

A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Thousands sign petition calling for removal of DIY waste charges at recycling centres

Sunday, May 13, 2018

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A petition has been launched calling for council bosses to rethink charges for DIY waste at Norfolk’s recycling centres.

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