Geraldine Scott Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @Geri_E_L_Scott Behind the scenes: What goes on at Norwich’s NHS walk-in centre? 31 minutes ago 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. ‘There must be no more deaths’ - Four mothers who lost sons to suicide join London protest for better mental health care 17:38 Geraldine Scott Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk. Voting open for healthy living projects in Norwich area 11:22 Geraldine Scott People living in the Heartsease area of Norwich are being asked to vote for their favourite healthy living project. Care home staff swap uniforms for costumes on National Elf Day 11:05 Geraldine Scott 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 impact of asthma if condition is not managed well Saturday, December 15, 2018 Geraldine Scott Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness. Could mental health and community health trusts merge? Saturday, December 15, 2018 Geraldine Scott 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. Breast cancer screening scandal which terrified families never existed Friday, December 14, 2018 Geraldine Scott Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found. Rising numbers of children in Norfolk admitted to hospital with asthma, figures reveal Friday, December 14, 2018 Geraldine Scott Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England. Windows smashed, vehicles head butted, and blue lights ripped off - the shocking vandalism on ambulances revealed Friday, December 14, 2018 Geraldine Scott 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. Norfolk’s NHS reveals plan to avoid winter crisis of last year Thursday, December 13, 2018 Geraldine Scott More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors’ appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker. Mental health campaigners to hold protests in London over inspection report Thursday, December 13, 2018 Geraldine Scott Mental health campaigners will head to London to demand better mental health care in the region. CITB staff will lose jobs unless they move out of the county Thursday, December 13, 2018 Geraldine Scott More than 200 staff at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will lose their jobs unless they leave the county. Dementia training at region’s mental health trust not good enough, former employee claims Monday, December 10, 2018 Geraldine Scott Dementia training for staff at the region’s mental health trust does not match up to recommended standards, a former staff member has claimed. ‘I’m playing snakes and ladders with my life’ - Woman may be forced to buy medication not available on NHS abroad Sunday, December 9, 2018 Geraldine Scott 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. Warning after several cases of Norovirus Friday, December 7, 2018 Geraldine Scott Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county. Hospital lights up with Christmas display for first time Friday, December 7, 2018 Geraldine Scott 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. Updated Region’s ambulance trust handed £18m to increase capacity Friday, December 7, 2018 Geraldine Scott A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government. Cancer patients WILL be able to have surgery in King’s Lynn after two U-turns Friday, December 7, 2018 Geraldine Scott Cancer surgery will still be carried out in King’s Lynn after doctors said proposals to move procedures to Norwich would be “unsafe”. Family fought for nearly three years to get NHS care funding reinstated Friday, December 7, 2018 Geraldine Scott A family had to wait nearly three years to appeal a decision which stripped their disabled son of NHS funding. ‘Why are we just standing by and letting them do it all again?’ - Anger after MPs discuss future of mental health trust Thursday, December 6, 2018 Geraldine Scott A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust. Hospital boss admits he considered resigning after poor CQC report Thursday, December 6, 2018 Geraldine Scott 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.