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Friday, July 27, 2018

Businesses, charities, communities and individuals have pulled together to back the special day which takes place on Friday, July 27.

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University of East Anglia
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Food and drink is at the heart of Norfolk life and a major draw for visitors to the area. Reporter Sophie Wyllie finds out how local produce will play a starring role for dozens of Norfolk Day celebrations across the county.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, July 13, 2018

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

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Chloe Smith
Monday, June 25, 2018

Patients are getting “outstanding” quality from the NHS trust which provides community health and care services to children and adults across Norfolk, watchdogs have said.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Monday, June 25, 2018

Two women are in custody after a man was injured in a suspected stabbing.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Monday, June 18, 2018

Many of us have gene and chromosome abnormalities that we don’t know about and that don’t appear to affect us. With Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week beginning on Sunday, we meet a family who have discovered how a tiny gene change can have extreme results.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, June 8, 2018

A man used his car as a weapon and reversed into his former partner, leaving her lying injured on a roadside verge, a court heard.

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Stephen Holt
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.

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Mark Davies
Friday, April 27, 2018

Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A nurse and charity volunteer from Fakenham has been named this year’s Miss Norfolk.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Saturday, March 24, 2018

The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, March 15, 2018

A man who feared he would lose his leg after he was crushed between two forklift trucks has praised the swift response of emergency services.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Friday, March 9, 2018

The county’s busiest hospital recorded the worst A&E performance in the country last month, as a leading emergency medicine organisation urged patients to write to their MPs demanding action over the NHS.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

More staff in the county’s NHS felt they could contribute towards improvements, but others saw their satisfaction at the quality of care they could give dip.

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Mark Davies
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Appointments for some patients at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) have been cancelled after staff struggled to get to work in heavy snow.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Staff working in Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS battled to get to work this morning despite traffic coming to a standstill and public transport being scrapped in treacherous conditions.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, February 5, 2018

Children living in the most deprived areas of our region are more likely to be obese, new statistics have revealed.

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University of East Anglia
Friday, January 26, 2018

A four-month old baby boy died at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from sudden infant death syndrome, an inquest has heard.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, January 20, 2018

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Jeremy Hunt
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 15, 2018

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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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 4, 2018

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Police officers, firefighters and ambulance crews saw demand for their services soar yesterday as flooding, snow, ice and high winds hit the region.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, December 22, 2017

Hospitals have been told to cancel non-emergency operations in the new year to prepare for a post-Christmas surge in demand.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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