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Yesterday, 16:45
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Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

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There is still time to have your say about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney, with local people being urged to join the conversation to help take the plans to the “next step and make it real.”

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Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.

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University of East Anglia

When our hospitals are full, ambulances are forced to queue outside, keeping them from getting to other patients. Here, an East of England Ambulance crew member - speaking anonymously - explains what this means for patient safety and why things have to change.

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Norwich

A company is looking for volunteers to try a new monitoring system that could save those with a risk of heart failure.

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Cambridge

A “cruel and desperately unfair” postcode lottery which locks some Norfolk families out of accessing fertility treatment on the NHS could come to an end after announcements made as part of a long term plan for the health service.

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Theresa May

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

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Theresa May

A senior manager at the region’s mental health trust’s troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.

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NHS

More than 700 patients waited more than an hour to be transferred from an ambulance into Norfolk hospitals last month.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.

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Antek Lejk

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A woman has suffered minor injuries following a crash near Swaffham.

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Yesterday, 21:47

Police in Dereham have seized a car after the driver was reported for driving without any insurance or a valid MOT.

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Yesterday, 16:30

The Duke of Edinburgh has received a replacement vehicle less than 24 hours after his car was destroyed in a crash in Sandringham.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 09:55

If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey
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They are the bane of many a driver’s day, but new figures show Norfolk County Council is actually the fastest council to repair potholes in East Anglia.

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Martin Wilby

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