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Monday, January 7, 2019

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.

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Theresa May
Saturday, January 5, 2019

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.

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NHS
Thursday, January 3, 2019

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.

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Antek Lejk
Saturday, December 15, 2018

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.

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Antek Lejk
Thursday, December 13, 2018

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.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

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Antek Lejk
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

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Clive Lewis
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.

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Antek Lejk
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, November 26, 2018

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”.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.

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Gary Page
Monday, November 12, 2018

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

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NHS
Friday, November 2, 2018

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.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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.

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Norman Lamb
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Gary Page
Saturday, September 15, 2018

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.

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Chloe Smith
Monday, September 10, 2018

The new chairman of a county’s healthcare watchdog has vowed to push for more money to be given to the NHS.

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University of East Anglia
Thursday, August 16, 2018

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.

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NHS
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Antek Lejk
Sunday, July 22, 2018

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.

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Norfolk County Council
Monday, July 16, 2018

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust
Friday, July 13, 2018

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.

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Chloe Smith
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 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
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

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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Gary Page
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

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