Health & Fitness

East Anglian Ambulance Trust CEO Anthony Marsh. Photo: Steve Adams

Ambulance chief’s luxury hotel stays ‘were the cheapest option’

Ambulance trust officials have defended their chief executive after he was criticised for staying at two luxury hotels on expenses.

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An East of England Ambulance Service ambulance in Norwich.

Ambulance Watch: Concerns over ‘significant weaknesses’ in 999 trust’s finances

Concerns have been raised about “significant weaknesses” in the finances of the region’s ambulance service, according to a new report.

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Stephen Samuel, who is helping to develop a universal antivenom for snakebites.

Norfolk doctor’s key role in developing universal snakebite antidote

A Norfolk-based doctor has spoken of his hope of saving thousands of lives after playing a key role in the development of a universal antidote for life-threatening snakebites.

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Protest outside Carlton Court Hospital in Carlton Colville.
Organised by Bob Blizzard.

Picture: James Bass

Health chiefs still open to ideas on future of mental health services in Yarmouth and Waveney

Health commissioners said they were still open to new ideas to shape the future of mental health services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney, three months after a consultation into bed cuts ended.

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Teenage pregnancies are at a record low, according to new figures.

Teenage pregnancy rates hit an all time low in Norfolk and Waveney

Health and education chiefs in Norfolk and Waveney pledged to not rest on their laurels after new figures revealed that teenage pregnancy rates had fallen to a record low.

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