Health & Fitness

ERS Medical will take over the Norfolk PTS contract on October 1.

NHS non-emergency patient transport service in Norfolk set for new era with transfer to private firm

Health chiefs pledged to improve a non-emergency transport service in Norfolk ahead of an NHS service being transferred to a private company.

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Timber Hill Health Centre in Castle Mall.

Relocation proposals submitted for NHS walk-in centre to move to Norwich office block

A popular NHS walk-in centre has moved a step closer to leaving a Norwich shopping centre after a planning application was submitted to relocate to an office block.

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Volunteer driver Peter Corran giving a helping hand to Thelma Webb at Holt Medical Practice.  Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Queen’s Award for Holt medical transport charity

A volunteer medical community transport charity, hailed a lifeline service by MP and health minister Norman Lamb, is set to receive a top accolade.

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

Picture: James Bass

Major shake-up of mental health services announced in Great Yarmouth and Waveney

The number of acute mental health beds in Great Yarmouth and Waveney are set to be reduced by almost a third under proposals announced today.

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Teucer Wilson sculpture

New sculpture at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital honours organ donors

A sculpture honouring hundreds of people who gave their organs to transform the lives of others is to be dedicated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on Wednesday.

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