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Clive Lewis

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

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House of Commons

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

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Clive Lewis

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A health chief is urging people to get the flu vaccine and look after themselves as rates of the illness are on the rise.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

More than six people an hour in the east of England are admitted to hospital with smoking-related illnesses, it has been revealed.

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United Kingdom

Nearly a third of 10- to 11-year-olds in Norfolk are obese, it has been revealed, as parents in the county are being urged to look for healthier snacks for their children..

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United Kingdom

A Norfolk charity is urging people to get in touch if they have any concerns or worries about the health or independence of elderly relatives after spending time with them at Christmas.

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Norfolk

The hard work of the smallest health centre in North Norfolk was rewarded this Christmas with the surgery being awarded an ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

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The chief executive of the General Medical Council (GMC) received an insight into the work of the region’s mental health trust when he visited Hellesdon Hospital.

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Councillors are set to discuss waiting times for assessing children who may have autism, as it was revealed some youngsters were having to wait more than a year to be seen.

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Norfolk County

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

More GP appointments have been made available to patients across Norfolk and Waveney to help ease winter pressures on the health service.

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NHS

Nearly 500 ambulances waited at least an hour to get patients into the region’s accident and emergency departments over the space of four days .

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Taxis were sent to collect patients and take them to hospitals by the region’s ambulance service, as the NHS across the country came under extreme pressure.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The life expectancy for men living in several parts of Norfolk is getting shorter – with Norwich seeing the steepest decline.

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United Kingdom

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

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Norman Lamb

A nine-year-old boy with a dream of becoming a scientist to cure cancer has rounded off an exceptional year of fundraising by donating a cheque to his favourite charity.

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University of East Anglia

It was no surprise to most people that when the snap general election was called earlier this year, health and social care was of second most importance only beaten by the all-encompassing Brexit tussle.

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NHS

Christmas is a time for colour and light, but for one boy in Dereham this year it will be tinged with darkness.

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Norwich City

Health chiefs from across Norfolk and Waveney have thanked their staff for their hard work and patients for their support this Christmas.

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Julie Cave

Pharmacies can provide health advice so you do not end up calling on A&E simply because your GP surgery is closed over the festive period.

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Nearly 400 more people died in Norfolk over winter than during any other time of the year, new data has shown.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

Hospitals have been told to cancel non-emergency operations in the new year to prepare for a post-Christmas surge in demand.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sarah Glew suffered an electric shock in a freak accident which almost killed her. Eighteen months on, after a determined recovery, she has run a marathon. It could have been a different outcome were it not for her autistic son. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES reports

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North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has warned that waiting times for mental health patients could “increase considerably” after three NHS counsellors were made redundant.

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Norman Lamb

Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP) is reminding people about the support available to those who may be struggling with drug and alcohol problems over the Christmas period.

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Here is a collection of some of your finest photographs from some of Norfolk’s best-loved towns and villages.

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Fakenham
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A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Clive Lewis
Yesterday, 20:29

A male patient, thought to be in his 70s, was trapped in his car and had to be extricated by crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

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Yesterday, 17:52

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

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House of Commons
Yesterday, 11:37

Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.

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Norman Lamb

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Here is a collection of some of your finest photographs from some of Norfolk’s best-loved towns and villages.

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Fakenham
3 minutes ago

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Yesterday, 20:29

A male patient, thought to be in his 70s, was trapped in his car and had to be extricated by crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:52

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

Read more
House of Commons
Yesterday, 11:37

Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.

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Norman Lamb

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