Mental Health Watch

Our Mental Health Watch campaign was launched in October 2015. Its aims are to reduce the stigma around mental health issues, raise awareness as well as campaign for improved services in Norfolk and Suffolk, where the trust is in special measures.

Frontline health staff could be stopped from working with high-risk patients if they do not have the flu jab, the NHS has warned.

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

Former eating disorder sufferer talks about the battle against social media.

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

A new programme offering a “long-term commitment” to supporting the rehabilitation of stroke survivors has been launched.

Some 70 students in Norfolk are some of the first in the UK to be trained for a brand new nursing role, put in place to address staffing challenges within the NHS.

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.

A Norfolk father-of-two who attempted to take his own life while in the grip of a deep depression has shared his story in the hope of helping others.

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.

The first 70 students have begun training for an new role which it is hoped will further improve the care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive while helping increase capacity within the NHS and social care workforce.

A man who was evicted from an East Anglian hospital by court order after more than two years has died while on hunger strike back in a hospital bed.

A new campaign, spearheaded by a “well-known” figure with links to Norfolk, is to be launched to try to improve the health of men aged 40 to 75.

Young women receiving support from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are being offered the chance to boost their confidence, fitness and self-esteem by joining a new boxing group.

A new specialist service to support dementia patients has been launched in Waveney.

A nurse will be taking to the skies for a mental health charity following the tragic loss of her husband earlier this year.

Inspectors have returned to the region’s struggling mental health trust to find out how the service has progressed since May.

The region’s mental health trust is asking patients, carers, and the public to help celebrate staff by inviting nominations for two special recognition awards.

A free event is being held in Norwich next month to provide advice and support for families and friends who care for people living with dementia.

Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in the east of England said they had self-harmed in just a year.

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