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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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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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A hospital has been given a prestigious award for its baby care.

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NHS Blood and Transplant are asking people in Watton to donate blood.

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NHS

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

Closer working with GPs and social services will be one of its main challenge for a hospital’s new leader as she takes over the role for the New Year.

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More than six people an hour in the east of England are admitted to hospital with smoking-related illnesses, it has been revealed.

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United Kingdom

Nearly a third of 10- to 11-year-olds in Norfolk are obese, it has been revealed, as parents in the county are being urged to look for healthier snacks for their children..

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United Kingdom

A Norfolk charity is urging people to get in touch if they have any concerns or worries about the health or independence of elderly relatives after spending time with them at Christmas.

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Norfolk

A hospital has been given an extra £785,000 to help it cope with extra demand during the busy winter season.

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06:30

It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks.

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Norwich
06:22

Around 49,000 homes across Norfolk and Suffolk are without power as the strong winds continue to sweep across the county.

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Met Office
Sunday, August 29, 2010

Kim Briscoe

Strong winds and thunderstorms have caused damage and brought down trees across Norfolk.

The fast-moving heavy storm hit north Norfolk and the King's Lynn area at about 2pm on Sunday and moved south-easterly across the county.

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13:09

Police received more than one thousand calls after strong winds caused large scale disruption across Norfolk.

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08:14

Many Norfolk schools have closed for the day as high winds leave them without power.

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