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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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A father of a six-year-old boy is taking on a formidable challenge to raise money for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where his son spent the first week of his life.

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Plans for a counselling service and drop in centre to help people with mental health issues in Dereham have moved closer to completion.

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People experiencing a mental health crisis will no longer be held in police cells, Theresa May has announced.

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Teenage pregnancy rates in Norfolk have risen amid a warning from experts that public health cuts could worsen progress.

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The region's ambulance trust plans to appeal a court decision in which staff won a landmark victory over holiday pay.

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A brand new centre to support those in Norfolk battling cancer is set to open in Norwich - if £500,000 can be raised for the appeal.

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Only a complete overhaul of children's mental health services would have a shot at stopping long waiting times and youngsters being "bounced between" services.

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The number of sick days firefighters are having to take due to their mental health has more than quadrupled in the space of three years.

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The new boss at the region's failing mental health trust has admitted he hears about the service's disastrous radical redesign "most days" as he set out his plans to turn fortunes around.

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Thousands of men with prostate cancer will be able to avoid the damaging side effects of surgery thanks to a new research scanner that will be installed in Norwich.

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Despite living with a rare and complex genetic condition that necessitates a walking frame, regular injections and daily therapy, 11-year-old Brooke Sprawling is in many ways, a regular, happy girl who loves school.

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Governors at the region's mental health trust have demanded answers over why spending on children in London is more than three times that on those in the east.

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A Norfolk business is helping the country become all ears as it hosts hearing loss workshops.

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Concerns are growing after large amounts of palm oil were found scattered along our region's coastline.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

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People requiring residential care in some areas of Norfolk are only left with services rated as 'inadequate', a report claims.

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Some 10,000 more sick notes were written for patients in Norfolk by GPs in 2018 compared to the year before - with the main cause being mental disorders.

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Nurses across Norfolk will came together on Sunday to mark Nurses' Day and celebrate their contribution to people's lives.

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A Norfolk mother given infected blood felt "betrayed" by her doctor after he refused to test her for hepatitis C, an inquiry heard.

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A Norfolk woman has thanked those who turned out for an event to raise money for research into a rare condition which her brother died from.

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Michelle Tolley was one of thousands of people who were given blood products infected with hepatitis viruses and HIV in the 1970s and 80s. As the Sparham grandmother prepares to give evidence to the inquiry into the scandal on Tuesday, she writes exclusively for this newspaper about her thoughts, feelings, and fears one week in.

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A first-of-its-kind family fun day is being held to improve health and well-being among the Gypsy and Traveller community.

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Norfolk women are set to join mass protests in London and Manchester amid fears the UK is now in the grip of a pelvic mesh implant crisis.

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A Norfolk care home has been placed in special measures after being rated as inadequate for its overall service.

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Dereham

A Norfolk victim of the contaminated blood scandal has said her role in supporting others is giving her confidence to give evidence next week.

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Three local mental health charities Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind, Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind and West Norfolk Mind, have officially announced that they have are merging.

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A Norfolk nursing home which was the first in the county to receive an outstanding rating has retained its status after an inspection found that staff went "above and beyond what was expected of them".

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28 minutes ago

A number of Conservative MPs in Norfolk and Waveney face a stark choice as Michael Gove was knocked out of the race to be prime minister by just two votes.

Read more
11:52

Controversial plans to build up to 55 homes on a pasture field in the Wensum Valley are included in a district council's draft local plan.

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Fakenham

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the East of England.

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11:10

Norfolk is a hotspot for computer fixing fraud, it emerged today.

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King's Lynn

After a damp few days the weather is set to dry out and with that the pollen count is set to soar.

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