A Great Yarmouth born and bred consultant who has travelled the world and had a diverse career has been appointed as new medical director at the James Paget University Hospital.
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.
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.
Hospital directors have described how they “never experienced difficulty” like that they faced over Christmas and New Year and felt “helplessness” over the demand.
Staff at the James Paget University Hospital have been praised by board members with how they handled one of their busiest periods in recent memory.
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.
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 .
Health chiefs from across Norfolk and Waveney have thanked their staff for their hard work and patients for their support this Christmas.
More than 2,400 members of staff at the James Paget University Hospital have now had their flu jabs, as part of a campaign to vaccinate as many as possible.
As more women take on the top jobs in the NHS, health correspondent Geraldine Scott speaks to three in our region to find out if the landscape has changed.
The new Council of Governors at the James Paget University Hospital will formally meet for the first time on Friday.
Hospital chiefs have praised the dedication of staff, who worked “tirelessly” to minimise disruption following a national cyber attack on the NHS.
Long-serving staff at the James Paget University Hospital have been formally recognised for providing decades of dedicated patient care.
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