Geraldine Scott

As the county’s NHS gears up for another tough winter health correspondent GERALDINE SCOTT spent time at Norwich’s walk-in centre to see how clinicians can help with a variety of complaints.

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

People living in the Heartsease area of Norwich are being asked to vote for their favourite healthy living project.

Staff at Hethersett Hall Care Home in Norwich swapped their uniforms for costumes on National Elf Day in an effort to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region.

More than 200 staff at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will lose their jobs unless they leave the county.

Dementia training for staff at the region’s mental health trust does not match up to recommended standards, a former staff member has claimed.

A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS.

Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) was lit up with twinkling displays of snowflakes for the first time ever at the hospital’s annual Christmas Fair.

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

Cancer surgery will still be carried out in King’s Lynn after doctors said proposals to move procedures to Norwich would be “unsafe”.

A family had to wait nearly three years to appeal a decision which stripped their disabled son of NHS funding.

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

The boss of the region’s busiest hospital admitted he considered resigning when he saw the inspection report which placed the organisation into special measures.

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