Health

Hospitals are seeing a rise in skin cancer cases

Skin cancer cases more than double in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Skin cancer cases in the east of England have more than doubled over the last 20 years, new figures out today show.

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Bob Blizzard, Labour's candidate for Waveney in Lowestoft's shopping precinct with letters that people can sign to help keep Mental Health Services.
Bob with Cllr Janet Craig and Lee Kemp.

People in Lowestoft urged to sign up to campaign against mental health beds cuts in Waveney and Great Yarmouth

People in Lowestoft have been given one final chance to show their opposition to plans to slash mental health beds for Waveney and Great Yarmouth.

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Pollution in Norwich. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Air pollution contributed to estimated 800 plus deaths in Norfolk and Suffolk, report reveals

Long term exposure to air pollution was a contributory factor in the deaths of an estimated 816 people in Norfolk and Suffolk over a 12 month period, new figures have revealed.

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Mum Louise Daynes and daughter Felicity Carrigan: Mustard video

Video: Taverham girl makes remarkable recovery after major heart surgery

A toddler has made a remarkable recovery after undergoing open heart surgery within hours of being born - and her parents have been told there is only a “very slim” chance of her ever needing an operation again.

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Two sisters have been given a commendation by the ambulance service after calling 999 when their mum Penny Gleadell, 40, collapsed at her home in Wighton, Norfolk, on March 8, Pictured: Sisters Hallie (left) and Terri Gleadell (right) with 999 call handler Dani Cobley.

Sisters Terri and Hallie – aged 10 and 9 – rewarded for their calm response to 999 emergency

Two young sisters have been rewarded for their calmness and bravery in making a vital 999 call after seeing their mother collapse at their home.

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