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NORWICH CITY PLAYER CEDRIC ANSELIN.
PICTURE TAKEN 16.7.99 BY KEITH WHITMORE.

Twenty years ago, Cedric Anselin was playing alongside Zinedine Zidane for Bordeaux in the UEFA Cup final against Bayern Munich.

PICTURE POSED BY MODEL A shadow of a man with a clenched fist as a woman cowers in the corner. Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It was when Caitlin’s husband started to be aggressive towards his children and her that she realised something was wrong.

Andrew Beaumont of Beccles who is singing with the choir at the Shout at Cancer Christmas Concert, after having a laryngectomy. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Most people take the art of speech and song for granted.

BROADLANDS CARE HOME IN OULTON BROAD, SUFFOLK WHICH HAS RECEIVED AN OUTSTANDING CQC REPORT. MANAGER ANNE MAAS WITH STAFF AT BROADLANDS. PICTURE: JAMES BASS PHOTOGRAPHY

An Oulton Broad care home has been rated as ‘outstanding’ following an inspection.

Dianne Fernee, left and admiral nurse Cathie Jones with knitted forget-me-not

Dementia support groups have launched a desperate effort try to save the county’s Admiral nurse service.

Alex Causton-Ronaldson, who has shared his story of how he got HIV and what it's like to live with the virus.

A chance meeting with another man on a night out – and Alex Causton-Ronaldson’s life changed forever.

Volunteers and patients at Star Throwers with the new book. Picture: STAR THROWERS

A guide to cancer has been produced by Wymondham-based charity Star Throwers.

Benson the black Labrador strikes a pose for charity calendar. Picture: COLIN SCOLES

An adorable dog which has helped raise money for injured servicemen and women for almost a decade is being forced to retire after developing a disability of his own.

Youngsters and staff from Trowse and Lakenham Primary Schools tok part in The Daily Mile video. Picture NHS Norwich CCG

Schoolchildren from Norwich are the stars of a new NHS film to promote a new exercise initiative.

Sir John Leman High School student Briony Evans-Brown, 12, is returing to school after suffering a heart attack whilst at school.
 Briony at home with her parents Teresa and Alan.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

Dentest surgery on Plumstead Road, Norwich. Picture by Lauran Hewitt/Mustard

A string of failings at a dental practice have been exposed by inspectors, including clinical areas and toilets being cleaned with the same mop and a patient getting their neck stuck in a dental chair’s headrest.

Maria Hewkin, who had cancer, has described the illnesss as a 'rollercoaster you never get off'. For EDP Norfolk EDP pics © 2015 (01603) 772434

Earlier detection and new drugs are among key factors that have contributed to an increase in cancer survival rates.

Norwich could become a dementia-friendly city within the next few years. Byline: Annette Hudson.

A new campaign is set to be launched to make Norwich a place where elderly people with a debilitating condition feel safe and welcome.

Amanda Smith and Egle Miliunaite, of Home Instead, wearing the handmade blankets and twiddelmuffs that have already been donated.

A care company is urging people to donate presents to patients who spend Christmas Day in hospital after backing an appeal by the Evening News.

Andrew Marshall who has designed a new piece of equipment to help survivors of stroke and dementia patients.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

An entrepreneur has designed a new type of equipment aimed at helping people who are recovering from brain problems.

The Rotary Club of Diss and District with the latest defibrillator at Jewson Ltd in Victoria Road. Picture: ANTHONY CARROLL

The installation of a life-saving piece of equipment by the Rotary Club of Diss and District has been praised.

Most NHS trusts, including hospitals, are predicting deficits this year. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

An NHS health trust which provides community services to patients is bucking a trend by expecting to earn a surplus of cash this year.

A farmer ploughing his field near Aylsham. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A mental health awareness charity which helps people in the farming and rural communities has funded a record number of counselling sessions during the past year.

Tired workers are costing the UK economy £40bn a year, a new report claims. Picture: Antonio Guillem/Getty Images

Early to bed and early to rise makes and man healthy, wealthy and wise – at least, so the saying goes.

But a new report shows that a lack of sleep is costing the UK economy up to £40bn a year and increasing the risk of death for workers.

Dr Simon Cooke, of Oak Street Medical Centre, helps a patient (posed by model).

Doctors in Norwich have joined forces in an attempt to battle against the “unsustainable” state of general practice in the city.

Father Christmas helps staff at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital launch the Christmas present appeal. Father Christmas is joined by director of nursing Emma McKay. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2016

Staff at the region’s biggest hospital are calling on the public to help ensure patients on wards over Christmas are given presents.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Expectant mothers in west Norfolk will be able to give birth in their own homes from next year.

Vi Malin is Norfolk's oldest woman at 110. Picture: Ian Burt

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

Junior sister Laura Shepherd and health care assistant Lisa Taylor are hoping to buy more sensory equipment like this.

Two nurses have organised a Disney-themed Valentine’s ball to buy sensory toys for young patients at a Norfolk hospital’s children’s A&E.

Better facilities will be provided by the region's mental health trust for patients in a crisis who are detained. Picture posed by models. Picture: Newscast Online

Nearly £400,000 will be used to improve support for people who have a mental health crisis in Norfolk.

Ambulances wait outside A&E at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Picture: James Bass Copy:  For: EDP News Eastern Daily Press © 2008  (01603) 772434

Medical staff worked “incredibly hard” to cope with demand after a record number of ambulances brought patients to the region’s biggest A&E department.

Cromer Hospital. 
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Ambulances answering 999 calls in north Norfolk could take some patients to Cromer Hospital for treatment in future.

General view of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital at Colney; April 2009; NNUH / Hospital / Colney / Parking / A & E; Picture: James Bass; Copy: Rebecca Gough; For: EN News; Evening News © 2009  (01603) 772434

More businesses across the region have backed a campaign by the Evening News and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) as our Christmas present appeal gathers pace.

Organisers Jamie Bell and Katrina Kerslake, with a military jeep at Caleb's Car Fest., a fundraiser for five-year-old Caleb McCulloch who has cancer. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A community has rallied round to help a five-year-old boy with a rare form of cancer enjoy as many special events from his bucket list as possible.

Neil and Janet Smith, of Beccles, who have given up smoking. Pic: Neil Smith.

A north Suffolk man, who smoked 80 cigarettes a day for 40 years, has miraculously quit after signing up to a life-changing NHS stop smoking scheme.

Baby Oscar Radford, 7 months, who has flat head syndrome.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Seven-month-old Oscar Radford is one of many babies to suffer from flat head syndrome, but the deformity has become so pronounced he will need a specially fitted helmet to correct his skull.

George Clarke,9, has won a braverey award for saving his great grandmother's life.

George with his great grandma Sandra Newton,72,

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A nine-year-old boy whose quick thinking helped to save the life of his seriously ill great grandma has been honoured with an award from the ambulance service.

General view of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital at Colney; April 2009; NNUH / Hospital / Colney / Parking / A & E; Picture: James Bass; Copy: Rebecca Gough; For: EN News; Evening News © 2009  (01603) 772434

Not enough money is being given to ensure staffing levels at the region’s biggest maternity department follow national guidelines, a nursing chief has claimed.

Ecclestone Court sheltered accomodation in Gorleston. 

Picture: James Bass

Fears the warden service for elderly people in sheltered accommodation could be cut have emerged after a consultation into its future.

Anglian bus company MD, Andrew Pursey launching the company's new fleet of gas powered buses.  Picture: Nick Butcher

A fleet of carbon neutral biogas powered buses, bought using hundreds of thousands of pounds from the public purse four years ago, have left the county as they were “unsuitable” for the rural areas of Norfolk and Suffolk.

Lowestoft Hospital. Photo by Nick Butcher. Archant © 2010

The last two out-patient services based at Lowestoft Hospital will move out next month after a burst water main has rendered the site unsuitable.

Heidi, a paramedic who has been sexually assaulted.

She has been spat at, punched, and assaulted – but when a patient repeatedly grabbed her breasts and tried to kiss her, 29-year-old paramedic Heidi decided enough was enough.

Alistair Burt PA Wire

A former health minister has called for the government to treat the contaminated blood scandal like a natural disaster or banking collapse as he admitted making a mistake in thinking the government had “solved the problem”.

Busy Bees Nursery in Thetford has won a prize through Breckland Council's HONOR scheme for proivding healthy meal options to its children. (L-R, back row) councillors John Newton and Roy Brame, (front row) Sophie Fancourt, 3, and Jaden Harrison, 3, with Busy Bees Nursery assistant manager Amanda Evans. Courtesy of Breckland Council

A nursery is celebrating after scooping a prize for offering healthy meal options to children in its care.

Labour campaigners David Spencer and Jacqui Cross are campaigning against car parking charges at our local hospitals. Picture: JEANNE HEAL

A campaign to scrap car park charges at hospitals across Norfolk has stepped up a gear after prices were driven up.

Keri Bird with her newborn daughter Phoebe Tebbit

A mother has welcomed a review into whether birthing partners should be able to stay overnight in hospital to offer support.

L-R: Professor David Russell and Professor Rob Field, who have won an international award.

Two researchers are challenging for a £10m prize research fund after winning an international award for their battle against antibiotic resistance.

An elderly patient uses the dementia software at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. The software is part of the equipment which money from the bingo night will help pay for. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Members of the public are invited to take part in a bingo night to help raise money for a hospital appeal.

Taylor Long, 18, from Old Catton, who has written an open letter to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) on her blog, Being Tay. Photo: Taylor Long

At the start of our mental health campaign a year ago we hoped to help reduce stigma attached to mental health illnesses and to get people talking about it.

Kit Tranter, lead paediatric rheumatology nurse specialist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, has been given an award from the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.
Pictured is (L-R) Prime Minister Theresa May, NNUH Lead Paediatric Rheumatology Nurse Specialist Kit Tranter and NRAS Founder and Chief Executive Ailsa Bosworth.
Photo: ChalkyWhyte.

A consultant and specialist nurse from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have been recognised with national awards.

Plans for the proposed 259 new homes at Horsford

Pressures on local GP surgeries from the collective impact of housing developments have prompted an outcry as Drayton could face an extra 2,000 patients in the next two years.

norovirus

Norfolk residents are being asked to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as winter approaches.

At the official opening of the new Stroke Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn are (from left) Sir Henry Bellingham, Angela Sagg and QEH chief executive Dorothy Hosein. Picture: Ian Burt

A refurbished Stroke Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn was officially opened by North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham.

The care provided at Walsham Grange has been criticised in a CQC report.

A care home in North Walsham which recorded more than 30 accidents and incidents involving residents in a single month - including 11 mix-ups over their medicine - has been placed into special measures after failing to address concerns over its service.

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

A boy who suffered severe brain damage during his birth has won £5 million in compensation from the NHS.

Mental Health. Pictured: A man talks with his friends. Picture: Time to change/Newscast Online

Are people with mental health problems in the region getting better treatment than they were this time last year?

Health chiefs hope to save much of the money by treating people in the community rather than in hospital. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A group representing the interests of patients in Norfolk has failed to endorse plans drawn up by health chiefs to dramatically change the NHS and find tens of millions of pounds in savings.

Robbie Dunchow has started running a mental health support group at the Involve centre, Lowestoft.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A new mental health group set up so sufferers can support other sufferers has proved popular, after more people than expected turned up to its first meeting.

Hospital budgets will be hit the hardest in the plans to move patients out of wards and into the community. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Health chiefs in Norfolk and Waveney today unveiled how they hope to secure the future of our NHS by making huge savings and transforming the way patients are treated.

Vicky Moore from Dereham is campaigning for better support for NICU parents after her son Elijah Cockerill had to have major surgery at a few months old. Pictured with Elijah's dad Greg.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

The mother of a little boy who had to have major heart surgery soon after his birth is joining a campaign for better mental health care for parents of seriously ill babies.

The Sea Hero Quest game  which was set up to investigate spatial navigational ability, a key marker of Alzheimer's disease progression. Photo credit: The Sea Hero Quest/PA Wire.

A pioneering computer game project in which the University of East Anglia has played a key role has led to the largest ever study in the quest to understand dementia.

Screen grab from 'Smoking during pregnancy'. Video: Norfolk County Council.

Expectant mothers are being pressed to give up smoking to reduce the risk of seriously affecting the health of their babies.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he can't intervene in the deal. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The health secretary has rejected an appeal by a Norfolk MP to intervene in the controversial deal through which the region’s biggest hospital was built.

Children across the UK now spend more than 15 hours a week online

It’s an often repeated warning that children who sit in front of the television get ‘square eyes’, but now parents have a new cause for concern.

Chloe Smith chairs social mobility roundtable in Norwich to respond to the 2016 Social Mobility Index which shows the poorest children in Norwich to have some of the worst life chances in the country.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Britain’s deep social mobility problem is creating a growing divide between cities and rural areas and an “us and them” society which is holding back an entire generation of young people, the Social Mobility Commission has warned.

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

The region’s mental health service has been named as one of the worst performing in the country in a survey of patients.

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