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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Visitors to a special festive event are being asked to dig deep to help a nine-year-old girl who faces Christmas in isolation, hundreds of miles from home, after being diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time.

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A couple who lost their baby girl at 24 weeks pregnant have revealed an ambitious project to prevent other parents going through the same heartache.

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The family of brave girl with brain cancer are planning a special third birthday party for her after a difficult year of chemotherapy.

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A care home for adults with learning difficulties is failing to meet the needs and preferences of its residents, according to a new report.

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A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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A florist from Dereham caught the eye of the Duchess of Cambridge as she opened a new £10m children's hospice.

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A grandmother has been left unable to walk after an operation was cancelled at the 11th hour - because her hospital can no longer afford the private referral.

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A slimmer's efforts to ditch the pounds has backed up research that shows people with diabetes can lose weight.

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After waiting for years to have their stories heard, victims of the "worst scandal in the history of the NHS" have now finished giving their evidence.

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Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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A couple have spoken of their joy after hearing their two-year-old daughter could get a life-saving drug which could add more than 20 years to her life.

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NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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A former soldier who sustained life-changing injuries and struggled to adapt to life outside of the army has opened up about his physical and mental health battles.

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He was a typical teenager who loved playing football and cricket and riding his motorbike.

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Updated Farmer leaves £1m to hospital in will

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

A farmer's £1m bequest in his will to Cromer Hospital will help pay for a cancer care centre which will employ 33 people.

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Long-serving North Norfolk Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb has had a pacemaker fitted - but says it won't stop the work that he does.

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For keen golfer Danny Daniels, being told he would almost completely lose his sight served as a crushing blow.

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Parents and dog owners are being warned to stay away from open water after a dangerous poisonous algae has been found in various beauty spots in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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It has been hailed as a place of hope and safety for recovering drug and alcohol addicts.

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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

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People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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Health care boss admits sending mental health patients out of Norfolk and Suffolk for treatment is "distressing".

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A woman who lost her sister to a brain tumour was just one of a number of people to take part in a walk to raise awareness.

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A man who nearly died by the edge of a racecourse track earlier this year is returning to the spot where it happened.

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A woman who has lost over eight stone and described exercise as her 'idea of a nightmare' has helped raise more than £1,300 alongside a group of super slimmers.

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Since she was a teenager 71-year-old Sandra Adcock felt a natural urge to care for people.

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A merger bringing the region's five clinical commissioning groups (CCG) together as one is set to go ahead.

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How do we solve a problem as severe and wide-ranging as the nation's mental health crisis?

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A five-a-side football tournament raised more than £1,500 for a hospital's new baby bereavement facility.

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A Norfolk museum is turning back the clock and welcoming visitors to its traditional Victorian family Christmas.

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Putting lighthearted pet names on loved ones' headstones could fall foul of church regulations, a senior church woman has declared.

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Fire crews were on hand to battle a blaze at a property on a rural road.

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Yesterday, 16:53

A decision on whether to allow a huge wind farm off the Norfolk coast has been delayed amid a raft of concerns.

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Yesterday, 16:32

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

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A Norfolk museum is turning back the clock and welcoming visitors to its traditional Victorian family Christmas.

Read more

Putting lighthearted pet names on loved ones' headstones could fall foul of church regulations, a senior church woman has declared.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:26

Fire crews were on hand to battle a blaze at a property on a rural road.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:53

A decision on whether to allow a huge wind farm off the Norfolk coast has been delayed amid a raft of concerns.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:32

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

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