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Yesterday, 13:00

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

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NHS
Yesterday, 10:00

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

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Julie Cave
Friday, November 17, 2017

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

People who volunteer to give blood in Beccles will now have to travel further afield after the NHS confirmed it would no longer be holding donor sessions in the town.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

People from Lowestoft and the surrounding area are being invited to receive free health checks and learn more about the wide range of healthcare services available to them.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

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Julie Cave
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Suffolk is preparing to increase its element of council tax bills by nearly five per cent from April as the authority continues to wrestle with the effects of austerity.

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NHS
Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

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NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

A two-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is set to receive a specialised wheelchair which will greatly improve his quality of life in time for Christmas.

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NHS
Monday, November 6, 2017

The founder of a leading meningitis charity has passed on his sympathy to a Halesworth family after they lost their six-year-old son to the devastating illness.

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James Paget University Hospital
Monday, November 6, 2017

People with learning disabilities who are also lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender could soon have a safe place to meet, talk and get advice and support, thanks to a project being set up by the region’s mental health trust.

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NHS
Friday, November 3, 2017

The parents of a six-year-old boy who died suddenly after a short battle with illness have pledged to raise awareness about the dangers of meningitis B.

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James Paget University Hospital
Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

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Richard Bacon
Thursday, November 2, 2017

The state of children’s mental health in Suffolk has been revealed in a startling new report released today.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A specialist tuberculosis nurse who went to the aid of the victims of a serious road traffic accident she witnessed has been given an award for delivering exceptional care.

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Jonathan Williams
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney hoping to see their GP could be offered an appointment away from their normal surgery or with a doctor from another practice.

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NHS
Saturday, October 28, 2017

A major chain of pharmacies has announced plans to close up to 190 branches – prompting a Norfolk MP to warn about the health and social risks of losing the “lifeline” service.

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Clive Lewis
Friday, October 27, 2017

LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move.

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NHS
Friday, October 27, 2017

As the prime minister Theresa May visited Norfolk to announce new mental health support in the workplace, health correspondent Geraldine Scott, spoke to her about issues affecting the region including mental health provision, police cuts, the contaminated blood scandal, and universal credit.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The region’s NHS ambulance service has lost the contracts for non-emergency patient transport services in Great Yarmouth and Suffolk to a private firm.

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NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The head of a plan to overhaul health and care services in Norfolk and Waveney has admitted there was secrecy over the shake-up to begin with.

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NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A new care practitioner has joined a medical practice suffering ongoing staffing issues to allow GPs to use their time more efficiently.

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England Ambulance Service
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has created a new role to drive forward improvements in digital technology.

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NHS
Friday, October 20, 2017

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
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

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NHS
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

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