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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Firefighters were called out to 111 false alarms at Norfolk hospitals and NHS trusts within a year.

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NHS
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

She has been tasked with turning around the region’s troubled ambulance service, but Dorothy Hosein, equipped with a wealth of experience under her belt, is confident she will rise to the challenge.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

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Theresa May
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The number of diabetic people having devastating toe, foot and limb amputations in two of the region’s areas has shot up, shocking figures reveal.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nearly £4m was wasted in just six months at Norfolk’s hospitals due to patients not showing up for appointments.

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NHS
Monday, September 24, 2018

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

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NHS
Monday, September 17, 2018

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

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NHS
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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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, September 13, 2018

When nine-month-old Lillie McCarthy lost the use of her right arm due to a rare but serious infection, it could have left her with permanent damage.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Women in Norfolk are able to request caesarean section births, it can be revealed, after national concern that the procedure was being refused outright.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

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NHS
Thursday, May 24, 2018

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

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NHS
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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NHS
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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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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
Monday, February 12, 2018

A lack of beds and staff led to problems at all three of Norfolk’s hospitals over the weekend.

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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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NHS
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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United Kingdom
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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NHS

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