Health & Fitness

An East of England Ambulance Service ambulance in Norwich.

Ambulance Watch: 999 trust faces £1.5m fine for not hitting key targets

The region’s under-performing ambulance service is set to be fined £1.5m for not hitting key response times - four months after it received an extra £12m to improve performance.

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The Launch of Alive Lynnsport in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Leisure trust to protect art and sport scene in West Norfolk

West Norfolk’s diverse arts and sports scenes will be protected by a new leisure trust.

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Tim Farnham in Scarning.

Norfolk man calls on NHS chiefs to introduce prostate cancer screening test

A retired farmer has urged NHS chiefs to consider introducing routine screening tests for older men to identify their risk of getting prostate cancer.

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Professor Colin Cooper, a leading professor of cancer genetics.

Norfolk leading the way in prostate cancer research

Norfolk based scientists are helping to lead the fight against prostate cancer by becoming the first in the world to sequence the DNA of the disease.

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Nikki Morris(right) with support staff Daphne Skinner, Anne Templeman and Marion Andrews at the Big C Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norfolk cancer charity aims to expand support centre network

A charity that has helped thousands of cancer patients and their families for almost 35 years is looking to expand its network of information and support centres to other parts of Norfolk.

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