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Paul Sandford

A young boy fighting against a rare form of cancer was given a much-needed boost after receiving a video message from The Voice judge he shares his nickname with.

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Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

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County Council

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.

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NHS

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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NHS

Paramedics have claimed morale is at an “all time low” after new rules put restrictions on holiday time for half the year.

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NHS

Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A Norfolk County Council social worker who was cautioned by police for stealing from a supermarket has been struck off.

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Norfolk County Council

The defibrillator at Dereham Baptist Church has been safely returned after it was removed from its box over concerns it might need to be used.

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The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

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

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Care Quality Commission

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has gained the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award for showing outstanding support for its Armed Forces staff.

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Ministry of Defence

A £50,000 review into the region’s ambulance service found staff were unhappy but praised leaders.

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It is the only health trust in our county to be rated outstanding, as others are pushed into special measures and judged unsafe. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott visited Norfolk Community Health and Care to find out what the organisation was doing to get it so right.

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NHS

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.

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Norfolk County Council

Cancer kills more people in Norfolk than any other condition.

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United Kingdom

A photographer from mid-Norfolk captured a rare sight in Dereham after a crew from the region’s air ambulance arrived in the market town.

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Facebook

A group of friends from mid-Norfolk have completed a gruelling cycling challenge in memory of a local entrepreneur’s son.

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Donna-Louise Bishop

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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Suffolk Foundation Trust

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

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NHS

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

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George Freeman

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

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Clive Lewis

The approval of a breakthrough cancer drug to be available on the NHS is bittersweet for a North Walsham mother whose 22-month-old son died from the disease five years ago.

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NHS

This year’s world cup has seen football fans from across the country show their support in full force.

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Paul Sandford

There is not enough provision in Norfolk to deal with the number of children who need speech and language therapy (SLT).

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Norfolk County Council

Foam, paint, lasers, winder machines, inflatables - and a 5k run.

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Norwich

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.

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Robert Morton

More GP practices across Norfolk and Waveney will have a diabetes specialist nurse or a GP with a special interest in diabetes thanks to funding provided by the Norfolk Diabetes Trust (NDT).

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NHS

New figures reveal 54 people in Norfolk and Suffolk became lifesaving deceased organ donors over the last year.

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NHS

A £6.5m injection of capital funding has been handed to the region’s ambulance service to improve facilities and services for its crews.

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NHS

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

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Robert Morton

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A children’s hospice is set to benefit from an author’s visit to the north Norfolk coast.

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BBC
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Two people have been treated for injuries following a crash near Fakenham.

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England Ambulance Service
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Blood donors in Norfolk are being urged to come forward ahead of new appointment slots.

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NHS
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A man accused of assaulting a police officer is due to appear in court this morning after being charged in connection with two burglaries in the Dereham area, as well as a number of other offences.

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Norwich Magistrates Court
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A historic Fakenham pub is set to reopen once again after finding new ownership.

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Yesterday, 14:56

A children’s hospice is set to benefit from an author’s visit to the north Norfolk coast.

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BBC
Yesterday, 13:05

Two people have been treated for injuries following a crash near Fakenham.

Read more
England Ambulance Service
Yesterday, 11:15

Blood donors in Norfolk are being urged to come forward ahead of new appointment slots.

Read more
NHS
Yesterday, 10:10

A man accused of assaulting a police officer is due to appear in court this morning after being charged in connection with two burglaries in the Dereham area, as well as a number of other offences.

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Norwich Magistrates Court
Yesterday, 06:30

A historic Fakenham pub is set to reopen once again after finding new ownership.

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