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If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

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NHS
Saturday, June 16, 2018

A charity that provides a vital service of transporting blood to people in need outside of normal working hours has reached another milestone.

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NHS
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

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NHS
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

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NHS
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Schools and community groups gathered to see the launch of the new GoGoCreate learning project.

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NHS
Thursday, June 7, 2018

People affected by muscle and joint pain can attend a free NHS event in Dereham to get help and advice about managing their conditions.

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NHS
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.

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NHS
Thursday, May 31, 2018

A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world’s top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.

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NHS
Thursday, May 31, 2018

A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Young people with mental health issues can attend a free event to provide them with information about coping with their conditions.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Record numbers of visitors enjoyed a charity gardening day at north Norfolk’s Creake Abbey, raising more than £4,000 for a vital Wells service.

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NHS
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, May 24, 2018

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, May 18, 2018

A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

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Norman Lamb
Friday, May 18, 2018

The region’s mental health trust has hit back at claims from campaigners that plans are afoot to split into two organisations.

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Julie Cave
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Nearly 300,000 patients across Norfolk and Waveney cannot make a doctor’s appointment at the weekend or outside normal hours, it has been revealed.

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NHS
Sunday, May 13, 2018

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.

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Clive Lewis
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Health bosses have shown their appreciation for nurses and midwives on the same day as Florence Nightingale’s birth.

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Norwich University
Monday, May 7, 2018

It is an organisation which is ever-changing and one the British public hold close to their hearts. And as the NHS looks set for another unpredictable few years, health correspondent Geraldine Scott explores the various non-NHS organisations which make up Norfolk and Waveney’s heath service.

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NHS
Friday, May 4, 2018

It is an organisation which has had a troubled few years. New Norfolk and Suffolk mental health boss Antek Lejk speaks to health correspondent Geraldine Scott about turning things around and looking to the future.

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Julie Cave
Thursday, May 3, 2018

The parents of Alexander Palmer, a former soldier who stabbed a pensioner to death in East Harling, have said they warned mental health workers he was collecting knives.

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Alexander Palmer
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Norfolk charity has expressed its dismay after it was revealed a breast cancer screening error meant hundreds of women’s lives may have been cut short.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Those in charge of overhauling the region’s health service have saved £70m less than they should have done, it has been admitted.

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NHS
Monday, April 30, 2018

It is known as the silent killer, and can lead to a heart attack, a stroke or heart disease.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS is changing - and not for the first time - as it bids to move towards a more integrated system of care. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains what the new system is, and the impact on our health service.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Community healthcare provider Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) has appointed a new non-executive director to its board.

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NHS
Friday, April 27, 2018

Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, April 26, 2018

The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

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NHS
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

It has been a busy week for Dereham Sixth Form College with students welcoming a range of guest speakers.

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