Campaigners are calling for a public awareness campaign to encourage more women to go for routine cervical screening after numbers attending appointments in England fell to their lowest level in two decades.
A man with paranoid schizophrenia and who died of a heroin overdose at his Norwich flat had not had face-to-face contact with a care worker for eight-and-a-half weeks before his death, an inquest has heard.
Medical doctors are a must when it comes to treating us for serious illness but they’re not always a bundle of laughs. And laughter is an important medicine too. As Friday’s Children in Need fundraising day approaches, there’s no better time to bring on the Clown Doctors...
They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.
Based in Norwich, Geraldine keeps an eye on developments in health affecting people in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. This includes news from the region’s hospitals, clinical commissioning groups, and other areas of the NHS.
She also covers personal stories of the public’s experience with health and wellbeing, including mental health.