Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.
A senior manager at the region’s mental health trust’s troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.
Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.
One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.
A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.
Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.
The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.
The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.
The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.
The daughter of an ex-footballer who died in a Norwich hospital today blamed the care he received there for his death, and said she will not stop fighting for justice “even if it takes years”.
Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.
Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.
A new mental health clinic which hopes to provide an online programme of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has held its inaugural training conference in Dereham.
Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.
More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.
The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.
Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.
The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.
As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.
The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.
More than a quarter of children with eating disorders seen by the region’s mental health trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.
Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.
The region’s mental health trust and Norfolk County Council have been ordered to pay a patient and her mother £75 each for failings before a suicide attempt.
Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.
Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors.
A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.
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.
The region’s mental health trust has hit back at claims from campaigners that plans are afoot to split into two organisations.
Health bosses have shown their appreciation for nurses and midwives on the same day as Florence Nightingale’s birth.
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