Health & Fitness

Ambulance staff strike at Longwater in Costessey on Monday November 24th,

Video: “To be told you’re not worth a 1 percent pay increase is hugely demoralising” - NHS staff strike across Norfolk and Suffolk

Hundreds of NHS staff in Norfolk and Suffolk went on strike of four hours on Monday morning in a dispute over pay. Many will refuse to work overtime for the rest of the week.

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Michael Scott, new chief executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust . Photo: Steve Adams

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health chief backs funding call

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health chief Michael Scott has backed calls to change the way “urgently underfunded” mental health services are allocated money.

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Norfolk's hospital beds are reaching stretching point.

Number of bed blockers on rise as Norfolk’s hospitals reach stretching point

Thousands of healthy patients are taking up beds in the region’s stretched hospitals each month because of delays getting them discharged – and that number is on the rise.

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Lisa Christensen has stepped-down as non- executive director on the board of the Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust.

Norfolk’s former children’s services chief Lisa Christensen resigns from latest role

Norfolk’s former director of children’s services has resigned from her latest role after one month in the job.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett. Photo: Bill Smith

Extra £250,000 to tackle drug and alcohol issues in Norfolk

Groups across Norfolk that help tackle and raise awareness of drug and alcohol issues are set to share in a £250,000 pot, after successfully bidding for funding.

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