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More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

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A quarter of mental health beds in Norfolk and Suffolk have been lost in the last four years.

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NHS
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Patient experience and what is done to improve services will be the focus of the latest ‘takeover’ week by the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A service of thanksgiving will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the contribution of nurses and healthcare staff.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Patients from across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to help the NHS to help them by using healthcare services wisely over the Easter weekend.

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NHS
Thursday, April 6, 2017

The region’s ambulance service is urging the public to ‘be prepared’ ahead of what they predict to be a very busy Easter bank holiday.

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NHS
Thursday, March 30, 2017

More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

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NHS
Thursday, March 30, 2017

A charity dance will be held for the third year in memory of a fun-loving friend and brother who was known as being the life and soul of the party.

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NHS
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.

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Bill Borrett
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A&E patients in the region may be triaged quicker next winter after the government announced a £100m scheme in the Budget.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, March 3, 2017

Emergency services were called to an address in Melton Constable in north Norfolk where a sudden death had occurred.

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NHS
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The new regional head of the world’s largest nursing union has sounded a warning over an expected drop in the number of nurses qualifying in the next few years.

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NHS
Friday, February 24, 2017

The region’s mental health trust was the subject of a special investigations programme on the BBC last month - but what can we learn from its most recent reports?

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NHS
Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds of ambulance staff say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the workplace - but bosses have responded by branding the evidence as inaccurate.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

College principals and education leaders are appealing to the government for a rise in mental health funding for young people, following a 156pc rise in referrals at a local college in just one year.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GPs and people across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to support a campaign aimed at reducing the amount of medicines wasted each year.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The region’s mental health trust is hoping to recruit nearly 80 people to a research project which aims to improve treatment for psychosis patients.

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NHS
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

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NHS
Monday, February 20, 2017

Councillors are set to vote today on a 4.8pc council tax rise to provide a £25m injection of extra cash into adult social care in Norfolk.

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NHS
Thursday, February 16, 2017

A college principal has issued a desperate call for school leaders to tackle mental health problems - as he revealed a 156pc rise in referrals in just one year.

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Theresa May
Thursday, February 9, 2017

“They saved my life” - these were the words of a woman who found help and support with a Norfolk charity, after suffering four miscarriages over the space of 10 years.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Monday, January 30, 2017

A service which provides practical an emotional support for carers is urging people across Norfolk to get in touch if they think they could benefit from some extra help.

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NHS
Friday, January 27, 2017

Work has started on a £1.5 million project to build 13 new affordable homes in Fakenham.

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NHS
Monday, January 16, 2017

A pilot to help patients who have suffered a fall in Norfolk has been launched.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The festive season is an exciting time for many families. But for the increasing number of people who use foodbanks it can be a very stressful period.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Gangs intruding into our county have been linked to multiple recent stabbings and police have responded by seeking to “stamp out” the drugs trade in Norfolk.

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