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East of England Ambulance Trust interim chief executive Anthony Marsh. Photo: Steve Adams

Graphic: East of England ambulance boss behind bid to extend ambulance response times

The chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) is behind plans to lengthen response times for ambulances to reach seriously-ill patients - a target his trust has repeatedly failed to hit.

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Marc Beckerton has received the Order of St John award for organ donation on behalf of his wife, Katie. Here Mr Beckerton is pictured with their young son Jayden. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk organ donors honoured posthumously at award ceremonies

People from Norfolk and Suffolk who gave the ultimate gift of life through organ donation have been honoured posthumously at two award ceremonies in the counties.

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East of England ambulance control centre in Norwich. Call handler.  Photo: Bill Smith

More than 2,700 emergency 999 calls to ambulance service on ‘Black Friday’

More than 2,700 emergency 999 calls were made to the region’s ambulance trust yesterday on traditionally one of the busiest days of the year for the service.

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

Norfolk Hospital looks abroad to fill nursing vacancies

The James Paget Hospital is looking abroad to fill vacancies due to a shortage of nurses in the UK.

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Claire and Simon Nicholl have been fundraising with family and friends for NICU and for the East Anglian Children’s Hospice who supported them after Harrison’'s death. Picture: Supplied

Baby Harrison’s legacy of love is helping other families face tragedy

Baby Harrison lived for just a few days – but his legacy will carry on with his parents’ inspiring dedication to raising more than £20,000 to help other families in need.

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