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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
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Firefighters were called out to 111 false alarms at Norfolk hospitals and NHS trusts within a year.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

She has been tasked with turning around the region’s troubled ambulance service, but Dorothy Hosein, equipped with a wealth of experience under her belt, is confident she will rise to the challenge.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Concerns have been raised over the use of more than £2m donated by the public to a charity bid to open a new hospice on Norfolk’s coast.

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NHS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A crewman has been evacuated from a vessel 20 miles off the coast of Great Yarmouth after sustaining a serious leg injury.

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NHS
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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NHS
Friday, October 26, 2018

Plans on how to spend £4.2m to help with health and social care winter pressures in Norfolk - which was dubbed a ‘sticking plaster’ by a leading councillor - have been revealed.

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NHS
Thursday, October 25, 2018

“I wasn’t on social media but whenever I went out babies were everywhere.”

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NHS
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

A nuisance 999 caller who became “obsessed” with a paramedic risked the lives of others by repeatedly calling out ambulances and refusing treatment.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Campaigners have demanded a halt to the sale of Lowestoft Hospital and for its use as a potential medical centre to be examined, despite a planned auction next week.

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Labour
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

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NHS
Friday, October 12, 2018

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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NHS
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
Friday, October 5, 2018

An army veteran who displayed “significant risk factors” before his death was “failed” by services in Norfolk, his family have claimed.

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NHS
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The number of prescriptions handed out for antidepressants in Norfolk has soared to nearly 1.7 million in a year.

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NHS
Monday, October 1, 2018

Women in Norfolk are being spared an anxious wait for smear test results, with almost 100pc receiving them within two weeks.

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NHS
Saturday, September 29, 2018

Mental health is the focus of an exhibition at Great Yarmouth Minster as artwork by service users, volunteers and staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) go on display.

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NHS
Saturday, September 29, 2018

An ex-headteacher at Great Yarmouth High School has suggested online abuse of the current principal stems from his attitude to the town.

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NHS
Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

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NHS
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nearly £4m was wasted in just six months at Norfolk’s hospitals due to patients not showing up for appointments.

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NHS
Monday, September 24, 2018

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

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NHS
Monday, September 17, 2018

A former medical centre in Great Yarmouth could become the regional headquarters of a ‘luxury’ tobacco and whisky seller.

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NHS
Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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NHS
Monday, September 17, 2018

A care centre in Great Yarmouth designed to provide residents with additional short-term support has helped 24 people return to their own homes following treatment in hospital.

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NHS
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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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, September 13, 2018

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

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NHS

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