The daughter of a severely schizophrenic woman who died choking on chocolate cake in the care of a Reading psychiatric hospital has spoken of her grief at the death of her “loving, supportive and intelligent” mother.
Students from the University of East Anglia (UEA) have launched a first-of-its-kind wellbeing app to help their peers understand their emotions, develop coping strategies, and access the support they need, in time for the new university term.
A Norfolk hospital which recognises that good food is essential as part of the treatment it offers has revamped its restaurant. The James Paget’s Aubergine Restaurant has been offically opened by a Michelin-starred chef who gave the canteen his seal of approval.
The distraught parents of a woman from Ely who has been in a Great Yarmouth care home for five years - at the cost of more than one million pounds to Cambridgeshire County Council - say they live in a “nightmare” battle to get her home.
“Things have gone wrong.” That was the admission from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in King’s Lynn today as it was revealed the trust had been judged unsafe and poorly led, leading it to be put into special measures by inspectors.
We all know good nutrition is important for health but how many of us realise just what can happen if our children don’t get the vitamins and minerals their bodies need? Sheena Grant learns more from Lucinda Miller, who will be sharing her expertise with parents at an event in Ipswich on September 18.
While the advance of AI, automation and robotics sometimes evokes fears of mechanised armies and widespread unemployment, according to the TUC, there should be a sunny upside for us mere mortals – a shorter working week and higher pay.
City Reach, a service provided by Norfolk Community Health and Care (NCHC) for people who find it difficult to visit mainstream GP services, has become the first in Norfolk to join the national Safe Surgeries scheme.
A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.
People who are contemplating suicide are being offered a powerful message of hope from others who have been in the same position as part of a new initiative designed to encourage them to stop, wait and talk while showing that someone cares.
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.