Health & Fitness

North Walsham, which is in line to become a dementia-friendly town. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

‘Join us’ plea as North Walsham bids to become a dementia-friendly town

Moves to join North Walsham to the growing list of dementia-friendly Norfolk towns will take a major step forward in March.

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The new patient menus are launched at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Chef Richard Hughes(right) with Chris Cooper and Seton Steele from apetito patient meal supplies.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Photo gallery and video: New menu with more choice for patients at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

The word ‘gourmet’ isn’t normally associated with hospital food, but that could be changing after Norwich’s main hospital unveiled a new menu with the help of a renowned chef.

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The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

Bed-blocking causes delays at Gorleston hospital

Bed blocking is causing further delays at a Norfolk hospital that is already struggling with Accident and Emergency admissions.

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Rod Wells does paid shifts for the East Anglian Air Ambulance as well as being a volunteer for Suffolk Accident Rescue Service and the RNLI lifeboat at Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

Gorleston volunteer is saving lives at sea, on land and in the air

From a young age Rod Wells has given up his free time to help others.

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Paul Rice pictured with a photograph of his mum Ruby Rice.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Son of 89-year-old North Walsham woman criticises medics for failing to take his mother to hospital at least three times despite a broken neck

The son of an 89-year-old woman has criticised medics for failing to admit her to hospital with a broken neck.

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