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The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have one walk coming up in the week ahead.

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The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

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Michael Scott

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

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NHS

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The chairman of an NHS group in Great Yarmouth and Waveney has announced he is stepping down.

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NHS

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

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Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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Michael Scott

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

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

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The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

A couple has urged others who have lost a baby to speak out about the experience in a bid to stop the loneliness that comes with the tragedy.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

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Clive Lewis

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

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Care Quality Commission

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

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Michael Scott

More ambulances could be hitting our roads as part of a 999 overhaul designed to reach rural patients more quickly.

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England Ambulance Service

Outstanding achievements, dedication and quality care have been celebrated at James Paget University Hospital’s annual awards night.

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Service users, carers and members of the public are invited to attend an annual event organised by staff at the region’s mental health trust to celebrate World Mental Health Day.

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NHS

More than 50 members of staff at Archant, this newspaper’s publisher, have become dementia friends - in a bid to better understand the condition.

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Eastern Daily Press

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

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Michael Scott

A member of staff at a Beccles pharmacy has been saluted for more than three decades of dedication.

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

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

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Social isolation can be as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and with 21,000 people in Norfolk over the age of 65 lonely all or most of the time, efforts are today being made to combat the problem.

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Norfolk County Council

A new chairman has been appointed by East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) to lead the social enterprise.

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Jonathan Williams

A management consultant with a wealth of NHS and both public and private sector experience has joined the region’s mental health trust’s board as a non-executive director.

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A day service for adults with learning disabilities in Lowestoft was among the winners at this year’s Suffolk Care Awards.

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An additional ward at the James Paget University Hospital has had to be permanently closed due to staffing constraints.

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James Paget University Hospital

A medical practice is being forced to ask patients to self-care and only contact it with “urgent medical problems” after an increasing number of staffing issues.

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NHS

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Yesterday, 10:19

A major supermarket chain has announced plans to open a new store in Beccles.

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Yesterday, 21:54

Emergency services have been called to a crash in a village on the Norfolk and Suffolk border.

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Yesterday, 15:59

A former Suffolk sea cadet instructor who was given a suspended prison sentence after he had sex with a 15-year-old girl has been locked up for six months after he broke a court order banning him from having unsupervised contact with any other young girls.

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Ipswich Crown Court
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Officers are asking the public for assistance in tracing a lorry driver after a fatal crash in south Norfolk.

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Norfolk police
Thursday, April 3, 2008

TOUCHING tributes have been paid to a brave man who never got to enjoy a party he had organised to raise money for charities which had helped him through serious illness.

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