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Saturday, December 8, 2018
Tim Passmore

Fundamental change has been requested to curtail the “unreasonable” time taken up by police on mental health issues.

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Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.

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Suffolk County Council

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

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A culture of learning from mistakes and hardworking staff are behind a Norfolk hospital being the only one in the county to not be rated as failing.

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Christine Allen

A former Norwich City star was among the guests sharing their stories at an event to raise awareness for men’s mental health in memory of a Lowestoft powerlifter.

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NHS

East Anglian researchers are seeking volunteers to take part in vital dementia research studies through the Join Dementia Research initiative.

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University of East Anglia

The Beccles community have come together to raise funds for skin tumour research after a well-loved member of the community died after an 19 year battle with cancer.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

More than 135,000 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not seen an NHS dentist in the last year, according to newly released figures.

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NHS

A grandfather who “religiously” relied on a cocktail of prescribed drugs to get through the day has spoken of his relief at getting his life back.

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Commissioning Group

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region’s mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

Applications to become a nurse in Norfolk have dropped by a fifth in just a year, new figures show.

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Care Quality Commission

Tens of thousands more people in Norfolk are opting to order their prescriptions online than two years ago, according to NHS data.

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NHS

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

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Jeremy Hunt

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.

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Antek Lejk

The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.

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Care Quality Commission

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

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Antek Lejk

A number of people using mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have praised the care they receive despite a damning report from inspectors released today.

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Mental health inspection report 2018

The latest report’s into the region’s mental health trust - which brands it unsafe and poorly led - is the worst it has received, campaigners have claimed.

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Antek Lejk

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

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Clive Lewis

A unit tipped as crucial in a Norfolk hospital’s battle to cope with added winter pressures is already making a difference.

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James Paget University Hospital

Specially-designed ambulances giving patients a smoother journey while improving the working environment for crews are to be rolled out across the region.

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NHS

Suffolk County Council’s Tory administration has launched a bid to tackle period poverty – just weeks after it failed to commit cash to the cause.

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County Council

The rising tide of obesity has pushed the number of people in Norfolk and Waveney with diabetes past 50,000 for the first time - with warnings that the figure could be much higher.

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NHS

Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.

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Gary Page

Work on a vital new resource centre for people with life-limiting illnesses will start in the next few weeks.

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Halesworth Community Nursing Care Fund

The new chief nurse at the region’s mental health trust has pledged to help drive improvements to patient care.

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Antek Lejk

More than 2,000 people have participated in a conversation about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney

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NHS

The region’s mental health trust is celebrating the achievements of its newest nursing graduates who have spent the last 18 months completing their degrees while also caring for patients.

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NHS

Student nurses from East Anglia will meet members of parliament at Westminster today ahead of a debate which will discuss the future of nurse education funding.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Norwich
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A man accused of taking a marked police van from outside a station, which was later found abandoned 15 miles away, is due to stand trial next year.

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Yesterday, 16:53

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

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Suffolk Police
Friday, February 28, 2014

The parents of teenage student Allister Maguire Buck, who died after a collision with a car on the A146 at Stockton, have spoken of their devastating loss.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

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