Hospitals have been told to cancel non-emergency operations in the new year to prepare for a post-Christmas surge in demand.
Emergency call handlers and control room staff at the region’s ambulance service are being abused nearly every day by people they are trying to help.
A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.
Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.
Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.
The number of paramedics working in Norfolk and Suffolk has been boosted by almost 100 after the first cohort of paramedic science students graduated from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
More than 400 patients have been helped by a lifesaving partnership between firefighters and ambulance staff in Norfolk.
Secondary schools are being urged to sign up to take part in a lifesaving lesson on Restart a Heart Day.
The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.
Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.
A charity football match hosted by the region’s ambulance service has raised thousands of pounds for good causes.
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