Search

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

Read more
NHS

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

Read more
Julie Cave
Friday, November 17, 2017

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, November 16, 2017

It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

Read more
NHS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

Read more
Julie Cave
Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

Read more
NHS
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

Read more
NHS
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Some £5m could be saved in Norfolk’s NHS if doctors stop routinely prescribing some medicines.

Read more
NHS
Friday, November 3, 2017

Chefs and carers from a range of care homes caring for the elderly, those living with dementia and learning difficulties joined together for a study day aiming to put food first for residents.

Read more
NHS
Friday, November 3, 2017

Campaigners have reacted with outrage after it emerged four bosses at the region’s failing mental health trust were each awarded £10,000 pay rises last year.

Read more
Jane Sayer
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

Read more
Chloe Smith
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney hoping to see their GP could be offered an appointment away from their normal surgery or with a doctor from another practice.

Read more
NHS
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Healthcare heroes will be recognised when an NHS community trust holds their annual awards evening next week.

Read more
NHS
Saturday, October 28, 2017

A major chain of pharmacies has announced plans to close up to 190 branches – prompting a Norfolk MP to warn about the health and social risks of losing the “lifeline” service.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Friday, October 27, 2017

LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move.

Read more
NHS
Friday, October 27, 2017

As the prime minister Theresa May visited Norfolk to announce new mental health support in the workplace, health correspondent Geraldine Scott, spoke to her about issues affecting the region including mental health provision, police cuts, the contaminated blood scandal, and universal credit.

Read more
Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The head of a plan to overhaul health and care services in Norfolk and Waveney has admitted there was secrecy over the shake-up to begin with.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.

Read more
Jeremy Corbyn
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has created a new role to drive forward improvements in digital technology.

Read more
NHS
Friday, October 20, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

Read more
Jane Sayer
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

Read more
NHS
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Monday, October 16, 2017

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Read more
Michael Scott
Sunday, October 15, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

Read more
Care Quality Commission
Friday, October 13, 2017

Pressure is mounting on the executive directors of the region’s mental health trust to step aside.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Friday, October 13, 2017

The new chief executive of the region’s failing mental health trust has said things need to go back to basics to fix problems highlighted by inspectors.

Read more
Julie Cave
Friday, October 13, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

Read more
Care Quality Commission
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.

Read more
NHS

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 11°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter