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It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

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Theresa May
Tue, 17:07

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

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NHS
Mon, 19:10

Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

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British Heart Foundation
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been presented with a special award in recognition of the contribution it has made to a nationwide programme which promotes equality and diversity across the NHS.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Norfolk’s largest hospital was fined more than £2.5m for missing key NHS patient targets.

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England Ambulance Service
Monday, May 15, 2017

The effects of a large-scale cyber attack are still being felt throughout the region’s NHS services today, as healthcare providers try to get back on their feet.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, May 12, 2017

The region’s mental health trust is celebrated the work of its 1,168 registered nurses who it says go the extra mile for patients and carers.

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NHS
Friday, May 12, 2017

Their lives were ruined when the NHS gave them blood infected with deadly diseases. And time is running out for the victims to get answers.

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NHS
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A charity football match hosted by the region’s ambulance service has raised thousands of pounds for good causes.

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NHS
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A new kind of guardian responsible for helping members of staff to raise concerns about patient safety with the aim of further improving care has been appointed at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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NHS
Monday, May 8, 2017

In recent months we have seen huge progress in the fight to bring mental illness out of the shadows.

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Theresa May
Sunday, May 7, 2017

New mothers with serious mental health problems will be able to receive specialist inpatient help closer to home as the region’s first dedicated mother and baby unit is set to open.

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NHS
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Doctors in the region could soon use their own time to treat and charge patients outside their contractual arrangements with the NHS, but leaders insist it is not a move towards privatisation.

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NHS
Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, April 27, 2017

More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

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Bill Borrett
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

No new beds for patients in psychiatric crisis will be made available by the region’s mental health trust, despite concerns being raised by the health watchdog over that a shortage of beds “had impaired patient safety and treatment at times”.

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West Suffolk Hospital
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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