Health & Fitness

A Norfolk hospital is beginning to see results after treating migraine sufferers with Botox.

Norfolk hospital gives fresh hope to migraine sufferers after offering Botox treatment on the NHS

Sufferers of chronic migraine have been given fresh hope after a Norfolk hospital became the first in the region to use Botox to treat patients on the NHS.

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Library photo of a close-up of an eye. Picture credit: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

National charity offering free help for thousands of people affected by sight loss in Norfolk

A charity is offering thousands of people affected by macular degeneration in Norwich the chance to learn skills to maintain their independence.

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LIFE SAVER: Marking the official launch of the new defibrillator box in Southwold are (left to right), Trevor Hammond, of the East of England Ambulance Service; Christian Bone, of the East of England Co-op; and the town's mayor Simon Tobin.

picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

From old red phone box to lifesaving equipment

The rise of mobile phones may have accelerated their decline, but an innovative scheme in Southwold has given one old red telephone box a new lease of life.

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The launch and opening of Independence Matters Community Hub in Dereham - From left, Sue Whittaker, MD Sarah Stock, Will Smith Philip Field and Lewis Maund. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Independence Matters celebrates ‘social enterprise’ at Dereham Community Hub

More than 100 guests gathered at a day services centre in Dereham to celebrate the success of a new “social enterprise” model to help people with learning difficulties.

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Doeke Dobma at Clinks Care Farm, Toft Monks
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‘Inundated’ social enterprise prompts calls to expand care farm network in Norfolk and Suffolk

The head of a social enterprise has spoken of his hope of expanding Norfolk and Suffolk’s care farm network after being “inundated” with mental health referrals.

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