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NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

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NHS
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Emergency call handlers and control room staff at the region’s ambulance service are being abused nearly every day by people they are trying to help.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

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NHS
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Evidence continues to grow in support of a former Norfolk pilot’s claims about the health risks of contaminated air in passenger planes.

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Royal Air Force
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Age UK Norfolk have held their third dementia friendly community networking event in Dereham.

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NHS
Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) Hearing Support Service looks after 10,500 Norfolk residents with NHS supplied hearing aids and is encouraging more people to get in touch and use this free service.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A trained GP will take the lead in clinical changes to cancer treatment in the regions, as part of Norfolk and Waveney’s healthcare overhaul.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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NHS
Saturday, November 18, 2017

A Fakenham medical centre is under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after 230 patients were affected by a member of staff inappropriately accessing their medical records.

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NHS
Friday, November 17, 2017

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

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NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

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NHS
Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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NHS
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Some £5m could be saved in Norfolk’s NHS if doctors stop routinely prescribing some medicines.

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NHS
Friday, November 3, 2017

Chefs and carers from a range of care homes caring for the elderly, those living with dementia and learning difficulties joined together for a study day aiming to put food first for residents.

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NHS
Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

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Henry Bellingham
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The founder of a Mattishall charity is advising other women to insist on seeing a specialist if they have concerns about their health, believing her recent cancer diagnosis should have been picked up sooner.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney hoping to see their GP could be offered an appointment away from their normal surgery or with a doctor from another practice.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Healthcare heroes will be recognised when an NHS community trust holds their annual awards evening next week.

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NHS
Saturday, October 28, 2017

A major chain of pharmacies has announced plans to close up to 190 branches – prompting a Norfolk MP to warn about the health and social risks of losing the “lifeline” service.

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Clive Lewis
Friday, October 27, 2017

LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move.

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NHS
Friday, October 27, 2017

As the prime minister Theresa May visited Norfolk to announce new mental health support in the workplace, health correspondent Geraldine Scott, spoke to her about issues affecting the region including mental health provision, police cuts, the contaminated blood scandal, and universal credit.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The head of a plan to overhaul health and care services in Norfolk and Waveney has admitted there was secrecy over the shake-up to begin with.

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NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.

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Jeremy Corbyn

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