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Systematic failures at the region's ambulance trust may have caused a 77-year-old man to die of sepsis, it has been revealed.

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More than 100,000 sick days were taken by NHS staff in Norfolk last year due to mental health struggles, it can be revealed.

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A painter has been reunited with the response team who saved his life following a cardiac arrest.

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Middle-aged people need to stay physically active if they are to enjoy a fit and healthy retirement, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia.

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The number of cases of the life-threatening infection sepsis in Norfolk hospitals has risen by more than 70pc in the last three years.

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More than 25,000 abused and neglected children in Norfolk and Waveney could be sidelined by mental health services.

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Air quality in a town which failed to meet national targets has been "significantly improved", according to the latest readings.

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Health services across Norfolk and Suffolk will benefit from a £135m funding boost as part of the prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS.

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Staff at a care home which adopts a 'person-centred' ethos are celebrating after their latest inspection.

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The region's mental health trust has moved to reassure over care as it was revealed patients were sent to a hospital with "unacceptable" standards.

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The region's ambulance service still does not have enough staff to keep patients safe, as bosses were slammed in its latest inspection report.

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A doctors surgery in Dereham has warned patients of a limited service due to staff shortages and missed appointments.

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Norfolk County Council is to crackdown on poor care social care given by private providers.

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A bid to overhaul the region's air ambulance bases and ensure the service can run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, has been boosted by a government grant.

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Hundreds of thousands of pounds is owed to Norfolk's NHS by foreign patients not entitled to free healthcare.

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Staff on the frontline of community mental health services are reporting much longer waiting lists than those recorded by bosses.

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Smokers could soon be banned from lighting up on council land as a new report reveals the habit's staggering cost to Norfolk taxpayers.

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A care home in Dereham is celebrating success at the Caring Homes Group Recognition Awards.

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A disabled man has been compensated with £1,000 and given an apology after a watchdog ruled Norfolk County Council was in breach of the law over cuts to his social care.

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Urgent mental health-related incidents attended by police officers have almost doubled in four years as pressures on the 999 service grow.

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Another director has resigned from the region's ambulance trust as a major overhaul of its top management team continues.

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A counsellor warned today how the availability of gambling was turning thousands of people into addicts.

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Healthcare trusts spent nearly half a million pounds on equipment specifically for obese patients, it can be revealed.

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More than one in every ten pregnant women in Norfolk smoke during their pregnancy, new figures have revealed.

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A person who called for an ambulance 1,136 times in the last 12 months is among dozens of notorious nuisances who are costing the service a fortune, it can be revealed.

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The region's ambulance trust received calls from people suffering with sunburn as the service almost reached capacity over the weekend.

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A Norfolk university is set to host a conference aimed at improving the support delivered to the bereaved across the county.

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A film student from Dereham hopes her current project exploring abuse will be shown at a UK festival and then released to the public.

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Staff working in children and young people's mental health were forced to make their own waiting lists as official data was so inaccurate and cases "slipped through the net".

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A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

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The politician dubbed 'Baroness Thrift' is preparing to downsize from her Norfolk home of 30 years. Caroline Culot spoke exclusively to Baroness Patricia Rawlings about politics, Hollywood stars and the Queen Mother

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Up and down the country, pubs are closing, as costs rise and numbers of punters dwindle. In some corners, though, optimism remains. Lauren Cope reports.

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A driver who produced a fishing rod and claimed he was looking for a lake has been charged with numerous driving offences.

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A village could get nearly 80 new homes after plans were submitted for a large housing development.

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A dog was rescued from a house fire in north Norfolk.

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The politician dubbed 'Baroness Thrift' is preparing to downsize from her Norfolk home of 30 years. Caroline Culot spoke exclusively to Baroness Patricia Rawlings about politics, Hollywood stars and the Queen Mother

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06:30

Up and down the country, pubs are closing, as costs rise and numbers of punters dwindle. In some corners, though, optimism remains. Lauren Cope reports.

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Yesterday, 15:36

A driver who produced a fishing rod and claimed he was looking for a lake has been charged with numerous driving offences.

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Yesterday, 14:05

A village could get nearly 80 new homes after plans were submitted for a large housing development.

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Yesterday, 11:54

A dog was rescued from a house fire in north Norfolk.

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