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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
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Patients needing treatment for serious heart problems could have to travel up to 100 miles under proposals put forward for redesigning the region’s health system.

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Christine Allen
Friday, April 27, 2018

Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, April 1, 2018

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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William
Saturday, March 24, 2018

The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.

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Graham Wilde
Friday, March 9, 2018

The county’s busiest hospital recorded the worst A&E performance in the country last month, as a leading emergency medicine organisation urged patients to write to their MPs demanding action over the NHS.

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Christine Allen
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

More staff in the county’s NHS felt they could contribute towards improvements, but others saw their satisfaction at the quality of care they could give dip.

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Christine Allen
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Appointments for some patients at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) have been cancelled after staff struggled to get to work in heavy snow.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Staff working in Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS battled to get to work this morning despite traffic coming to a standstill and public transport being scrapped in treacherous conditions.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, February 25, 2018

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 15, 2018

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 8, 2018

A health chief is urging people to get the flu vaccine and look after themselves as rates of the illness are on the rise.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Christine Allen
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Christine Allen
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Nearly 500 ambulances waited at least an hour to get patients into the region’s accident and emergency departments over the space of four days .

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Christine Allen
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Taxis were sent to collect patients and take them to hospitals by the region’s ambulance service, as the NHS across the country came under extreme pressure.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Police officers, firefighters and ambulance crews saw demand for their services soar yesterday as flooding, snow, ice and high winds hit the region.

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Graham Wilde
Friday, December 22, 2017

Hospitals have been told to cancel non-emergency operations in the new year to prepare for a post-Christmas surge in demand.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The A146 has been reopened following a two-car collision earlier today.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bed blocking at two of the region’s hospitals has risen in the latest figures released by NHS England.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

It was 20 years ago a leading health researcher made a gloomy prophecy about the future of Norfolk’s busiest hospital.

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Graham Wilde
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The region’s NHS trusts have seen a huge increase in research activity in the last year, according to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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