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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Patient experience and what is done to improve services will be the focus of the latest ‘takeover’ week by the region’s ambulance service.

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NHS
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A service of thanksgiving will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the contribution of nurses and healthcare staff.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Patients from across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to help the NHS to help them by using healthcare services wisely over the Easter weekend.

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NHS
Thursday, April 6, 2017

The region’s ambulance service is urging the public to ‘be prepared’ ahead of what they predict to be a very busy Easter bank holiday.

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NHS
Monday, April 3, 2017

A mother-of-three is hoping to raise awareness of meningitis in adults after she was affected by the infection at the age of 27.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thursday, March 30, 2017

More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

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NHS
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.

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Bill Borrett
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A&E patients in the region may be triaged quicker next winter after the government announced a £100m scheme in the Budget.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A victim of the contaminated blood scandal has described his remaining years as “living with a death sentence”.

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NHS
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The new regional head of the world’s largest nursing union has sounded a warning over an expected drop in the number of nurses qualifying in the next few years.

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NHS
Friday, February 24, 2017

The region’s mental health trust was the subject of a special investigations programme on the BBC last month - but what can we learn from its most recent reports?

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NHS
Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds of ambulance staff say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the workplace - but bosses have responded by branding the evidence as inaccurate.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GPs and people across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to support a campaign aimed at reducing the amount of medicines wasted each year.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The region’s mental health trust is hoping to recruit nearly 80 people to a research project which aims to improve treatment for psychosis patients.

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NHS
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

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NHS
Monday, February 20, 2017

Councillors are set to vote today on a 4.8pc council tax rise to provide a £25m injection of extra cash into adult social care in Norfolk.

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NHS
Thursday, February 9, 2017

“They saved my life” - these were the words of a woman who found help and support with a Norfolk charity, after suffering four miscarriages over the space of 10 years.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Monday, January 30, 2017

A service which provides practical an emotional support for carers is urging people across Norfolk to get in touch if they think they could benefit from some extra help.

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NHS
Friday, January 27, 2017

How fast you receive treatment after experiencing psychosis will soon depend on whether you live in Norfolk or Suffolk.

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NHS
Monday, January 16, 2017

A pilot to help patients who have suffered a fall in Norfolk has been launched.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The festive season is an exciting time for many families. But for the increasing number of people who use foodbanks it can be a very stressful period.

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NHS
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Gangs intruding into our county have been linked to multiple recent stabbings and police have responded by seeking to “stamp out” the drugs trade in Norfolk.

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NHS
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Doctors surgeries in Thetford and Watton are to join forces to improve services across both towns.

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NHS
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Bosses at the region’s ambulance service have said there is no excuse for violence against ambulance staff, as East of England Ambulance Trust has experienced a 19pc increase in reported violence in the last year.

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NHS
Monday, November 14, 2016

Communities, businesses, organisations and residents are being urged to come together and make a pledge to show their support for In Good Company - a new campaign to help combat the increasing problem of loneliness which already affects thousands of people living in Norfolk today.

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Bill Borrett

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