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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Suffolk’s special education needs provision has come under fire in recent weeks as the extent of pressures were revealed. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble caught up with the county’s SEND chief to find out why 2019 will change that

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

An 85-year-old grandmother says she has twice tried to take her own life after serious concerns went unanswered at a care home rated inadequate.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.

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Antek Lejk
Saturday, December 15, 2018

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

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Antek Lejk
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

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Antek Lejk
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A care agency which supports people with dementia and mental health conditions has been rated inadequate and placed in special measures by regulators.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The head of a coastal hospital which is the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

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Christine Allen
Monday, December 10, 2018

MPs have called for swift and decisive action to improve mental health services in our region.

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Chloe Smith
Thursday, December 6, 2018

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
Monday, December 3, 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
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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
Sunday, October 7, 2018

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

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Gary Page
Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

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Chloe Smith
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.

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Antek Lejk
Friday, July 6, 2018

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

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Robert Morton
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The region’s ambulance service has been told it must improve after inspectors found high demand had left staff burnt out and performance targets missed.

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Robert Morton
Monday, June 4, 2018

A nursing home in Suffolk has been rated good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after an unannounced inspection.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, May 31, 2018

A damning review into the leadership at the region’s mental health trust has identified a “tolerance of poor standards”, it can be revealed.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, May 4, 2018

It is an organisation which has had a troubled few years. New Norfolk and Suffolk mental health boss Antek Lejk speaks to health correspondent Geraldine Scott about turning things around and looking to the future.

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Antek Lejk
Saturday, April 28, 2018

A care home in Lowestoft which was rated inadequate only seven months ago has completed a remarkable turnaround after being rated good in their most recent inspection.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A health boss has apologised to the family of a woman who died after failings in care at a mental health unit.

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Julie Cave
Thursday, March 29, 2018

The region’s air ambulance has been given a glowing report by inspectors, with four areas highlighted as outstanding.

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Care Quality Commission
Sunday, February 4, 2018

The sister of a mentally ill man who died after being tranquillised in hospital has slammed the region’s mental health trust for not addressing problems with the practice sooner.

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Michael Scott
Friday, February 2, 2018

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

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Clive Lewis
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

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Clive Lewis
Monday, January 22, 2018

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

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Michael Scott

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