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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The number of nurses coming to work in our region from the European Union has fallen, hospital leaders have said.

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As Norfolk County Council looks at new ways to bring more people into the adult social care sector, chair of the authority’s adult social care committee, Bill Borrett, explains the various ways of getting into the rewarding career.

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Norfolk County Council

A national initiative to improve mental health services for patients with learning disabilities or autism has been introduced at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS

Time is running out for your chance to receive a slice of a funds designed to support existing or new groups for carers.

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Men who are facing mental health difficulties such as PTSD will soon be able to take part in an innovative form of therapy as the international expert who developed the initiative visits the UK to share his knowledge with local mental health staff.

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NHS

Carers across Norfolk now have access to a wealth of helpful information about caring thanks to a new partnership.

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Bill Borrett

The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.

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NHS

A new service for young carers who are dealing with mental health issues has launched to coincide with National Carers Week.

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army

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

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Care Quality Commission

He was bullied at school for being overweight but now a streamlined Robert Dalzell is a changed man who loves nothing better than heading out on the open road for a quick 100-mile bike ride.

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Great Ryburgh

Concerns that members of the public have not had enough of a say in the changing face of the county’s health system have prompted a Question Time style event.

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Norman Lamb

New parents from across the region are being urged to look after their own mental health for the welfare of their baby.

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NHS

Two carers’ leads who ensure people who care for someone with a mental health problem receive dedicated support have spoken of the enjoyment they get from helping people.

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NHS

A former Labour health secretary has been appointed to guide Norfolk and Waveney through what could be the more radical revolution the health system has ever seen.

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Norman Lamb

New life is being breathed into the former Job Centre on Dereham’s High Street as new head office for a healthcare provider, potentially bringing jobs to the town.

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Care Quality Commission

A residential nursing home in Swaffham has been recognised for its high quality of care at a national awards ceremony.

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Care Quality Commission

A sexual health charity has said it is “concerning” to see a rise in the number of teenage pregnancies in Norfolk.

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Suffolk County Council

As research suggests around 10m British adults are diagnosed with a mental health condition, and more than 55,000 people in Norfolk and Suffolk were treated by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) last year, mental health could be a key issue for voters in next week’s election.

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Norman Lamb

A programme of free music and dance activities for older people in North Norfolk continues in June.

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North Norfolk District Council

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

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Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk Philip Curl has officially opened a new group working to tackle loneliness and isolation in Dereham.

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Campaigners fighting to save a highly-valued Fakenham care home have dismissed concerns the unit is set to close.

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It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

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Theresa May

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

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NHS

Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

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NHS

The new mayor of Dereham Hilary Bushell conducted her first official engagement by opening a new wing at Bilney Hall Nursing Home in East Bilney. This year marks a very special year for Bilney Hall.

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Growing up Amy Smith was afraid of the water - a fear shared by growing numbers of children today.

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People queued up in Fakenham on Thursday morning for the opening of a new charity shop which was offering items of clothing donated by Ed Sheeran.

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A bus company boss has admitted that a driver could have been more sympathetic, after an arthritic mother was left in tears after an altercation.

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A man from Dereham has been handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following an attempted burglary.

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Norwich Magistrates Court

He lost seven stone in weight to take up long distance cycling and turn his life around and now Robert Dalzell will take on another 100-mile cycle race this weekend in memory of his “inspiration”.

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People queued up in Fakenham on Thursday morning for the opening of a new charity shop which was offering items of clothing donated by Ed Sheeran.

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Leicester
15:22

A bus company boss has admitted that a driver could have been more sympathetic, after an arthritic mother was left in tears after an altercation.

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Dereham
15:18

A man from Dereham has been handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following an attempted burglary.

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Norwich Magistrates Court

He lost seven stone in weight to take up long distance cycling and turn his life around and now Robert Dalzell will take on another 100-mile cycle race this weekend in memory of his “inspiration”.

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