Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his Budget promising to invest in technology, provide further funding for devolved authorities, business and the NHS and to continue restoring the public finances.

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

A Fakenham medical centre is under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after 230 patients were affected by a member of staff inappropriately accessing their medical records.

A new car will help carry vital blood donations around the region and beyond.

Staff from Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) have been taking part in NHS Fab Change Week, with the aim of improving outcomes and experience for both patients and staff.

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

Problems of parking around a surgery in Gorleston are being tackled by a group which is appealing to motorists to act more considerately and to also consider parking elsewhere.

The service desk team at Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) has become the first in Norfolk to be awarded the customer-led certification by the Service Desk Institute (SDI).

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.

It was an appeal which put Norwich on the map as one of the best centres in the country for diabetes treatment.

People who volunteer to give blood in Beccles will now have to travel further afield after the NHS confirmed it would no longer be holding donor sessions in the town.

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 year to the day since a Norwich man with schizophrenia died from a heroin overdose, his mother has said she should have been lighting a memorial candle instead of looking for answers.

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.

People from Lowestoft and the surrounding area are being invited to receive free health checks and learn more about the wide range of healthcare services available to them.

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

Suffolk is preparing to increase its element of council tax bills by nearly five per cent from April as the authority continues to wrestle with the effects of austerity.

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.

The family of a man who died of a heroin overdose at his Norwich flat blamed “institutional failings of the mental health trust” for the circumstances surrounding his death.

An MP has revealed how he believes Norfolk could be “world class” but is held back by the “dead hand of Whitehall”.

Staff at the county’s community healthcare trust were celebrated for their achievements at a glittering ceremony hosted by a radio star.

A new management team, which has taken on the running of a Lowestoft GP surgery, is encouraging patients to share their ideas around future improvements.

Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5m to help people with mental health issues to return to work.

A two-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is set to receive a specialised wheelchair which will greatly improve his quality of life in time for Christmas.

Health chiefs have vowed to spend £300,000 taken out of a budget for community foot and ankle services on other areas of the NHS.

A seven-year-old girl who was left profoundly disabled due to errors when she was born at a Norfolk hospital will receive millions in NHS damages.

An occupational therapist inspired to pursue an NHS career thanks to the care her grandma received has described the satisfaction she gets from helping people regain their independence.

Some £5m could be saved in Norfolk’s NHS if doctors stop routinely prescribing some medicines.

Townsfolk in Diss will have the opportunity to “Do Something Amazing” this month as the NHS looks for volunteers.

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