Health

Carlton Court Hospital in Carlton Colville.

Campaigners question logic of shutting mental health beds in Waveney

Mental health chiefs insist they have enough beds in Waveney and Great Yarmouth, despite figures showing two hospitals were more than 90pc full before a decision was made to close inpatient beds.

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Former coroner William Armstrong has spoken out. Photo: Kelvin Alford.

Mental health services are being starved, says Norfolk’s ex-coroner

Mental health services are being “starved of resources”, the chairman of a health watchdog in Norfolk has said.

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Ely Ambulance Station

Ambulance chief apologises over claims that body was left by bins

The head of the East of England Ambulance Service has issued an apology following claims that the body of a man was left on the floor of an ambulance station for more than an hour because Norfolk paramedics wanted to finish their shift on time.

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James Paget University Hospitals Remarkable People Awards.David Adams and Shaun Healey (picture is of David Adams and Kevin Mace, collecting on behalf of Shawn, last year’s Employee of the Year)

Photo gallery: Hospital heroes honoured at annual James Paget University Hospital awards

Two hospital workers who took swift action to stop thousands of patient records from being destroyed by fire were honoured with a surprise award at the James Paget University Hospital staff awards.

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Senior Matron Breda Athan demonstrates the use of a high level isolation apparatus in the High Secure Infectious Disease Unit at The Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London.

Warning that Norfolk is ill-prepared if there is an Ebola outbreak

Norfolk is ill-prepared for an Ebola outbreak affecting more than one patient, officials from the county’s busiest hospital warned yesterday.

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