Health & Fitness

Geoffrey Amis, partner of a dementia sufferer at Mildenhall lodge, with a folder full of corespondence about Care UK and the Suffolk County Council

Mildenhall Lodge: ‘Partner left in soiled clothes’ - Newmarket man reported staffing concerns about under fire Care UK home months before damning CQC report

A damning report looking at the quality of care at a Mildenhall care home came as no surprise to the partner of a dementia sufferer who lives there.

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The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House has moved to its new premises

Norfolk hospice moves to new £3.4m base in Hillington

After years of planning, fundraising and tireless support from well-wishers, a Norfolk hospice has moved to its new £3.4m premises.

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Barbara Hedley, 90, from Beeston Regis.

Barbara’s six hour agony shows that ambulance trust has a long way to go

Stories about a Norfolk pensioner’s six hour wait for an ambulance and concerns about increased pressure on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have highlighted further cracks in the NHS. But how worried should we be? Health correspondent ADAM GRETTON reports.

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The A&E department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Picture: Denise Bradley

Watchdog to keep close eye on under pressure Norfolk hospital

A health watchdog has pledged to keep a close eye on the performance of Norfolk’s biggest hospital after its chief executive admitted that the standard of care was not what she would expect for her loved ones.

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Carole Bundock, Jayne Evans and Christian Bone at the Celebrating Age event at the Forum. Photo: Bill Smith

Four day event begins to celebrate later life in Norfolk

Some of the projects that bring young and older people together in Norfolk were celebrated yesterday at the launch of an event aimed at promoting the positive aspects of ageing.

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