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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.