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The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

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Concerns have today been raised about getting face-to-face time with senior medics as a Norfolk hospital revealed it could bring in video consultations.

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A hospital radiographer is to be presented with a national award after scoring top marks in an examination which highlights expertise in the use of X-ray scans to diagnose patients with osteoporosis.

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Nearly half of patients surveyed by a health watchdog in Suffolk admitted to having negative experiences with booking appointments to see their doctor, according to a new study.

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A care centre providing over-65s with much-needed support held an open day to increase awareness about its services.

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New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

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Henry Bellingham

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised by OneLife Suffolk.

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The Waveney and District Group of the Ramblers have two walks coming up in the week ahead.

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Planning permission has been granted for a £710,000 resource centre in Halesworth which will provide information and support to people with life-limiting illnesses.

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The leader of Waveney District Council has pledged to write to the region’s care commission asking them to reinstate funding for an innovative scheme.

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A plea has been made to protect an innovative mental health treatment scheme, after a decision not to renew its contract left it with a £23,000 funding gap.

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A health boss has apologised to the family of a woman who died after failings in care at a mental health unit.

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Julie Cave

Waveney suffers from more heroin and morphine misuse deaths than anywhere else in Suffolk, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.

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Tony Goldson

Norfolk’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol-related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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NHS

A mental health boss has hit out and branded it ‘utterly indefensible’ that a bid for more than £5m which would be used to address safety concerns was snubbed by the government.

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Gary Page

East Coast Community Healthcare has been named as the highest performing community health organisation in the east of England for staff flu vaccinations for the second year running.

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Jonathan Williams

The dream of an end-of-life hospice in the grounds of Gorleston’s James Paget Hospital was thrown into doubt this week after health care commissioners said they wouldn’t fund the beds.

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NHS

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

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Partners, families and friends are being encouraged to consider what they can do to become a ‘Breast Friend’ to mothers.

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Tony Goldson

More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Obesity-related hospital admissions in Norfolk have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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NHS

A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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Clive Lewis

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a second gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.

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A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.

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Patients could been left waiting for potentially life-saving treatment for longer than they should have, despite new measures being brought in to ensure paramedics reach them on time.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

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NHS

Only around 1 in 20 people in the east of England think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

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NHS

Teenage pregnancy rates in the east of England are at the lowest they have been since records began, new figures have revealed.

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NHS

Staffing levels and unsafe environments were among the reasons for the closure of 36 beds at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust over the last few months, it can be revealed.

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A Bungay man who served as a fighter pilot during the First World War has left behind a “rare and unique” glimpse of life on the front line in a comprehensive photo album.

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Shoppers are set to descend on Beccles as they look to bag a bargain at the town’s antiques street market.

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