A Norfolk filmmaker has claimed many young people are in a “narcissistic relationship” with social media which is damaging their mental health.

Ambulance drivers are being delayed by the public using the incorrect access to A&E at Norfolk’s largest hospital, a technician has claimed.

The struggles of All Hallows Healthcare Trust are “deeply disturbing” for many service users in the area, according to health bosses.

Dozens of parents of children with ‘a little added extra’ came together in Norwich to celebrate World Down’s Syndrome Day.

Three years after work began on a new care home for Beccles, Dell House has officially opened its doors.

Mary Hipperson used to struggle to squeeze into clothes and simple tasks left her out of breath, now she’s been dubbed the ‘Greatest Loser’ after her huge weight loss.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has joined a research program which aims to improve the treatment of babies with suspected neurological conditions.

New and expectant mothers in the Fens will be receiving their care from a new midwifery community hub.

A petition calling for vital health services to be saved has been backed by more than 2,000 people in its first 24 hours.

A woman has joined an increasing number of child minders across the country in offering free child care so mothers can attend cervical screenings.

The Magpas air ambulance put the man in a medically induced coma at the scene before flying him to hospital.

Pensioners have been travelling across the globe, visiting far-flung mountain ranges, and enjoying adrenaline-fuelled feats.

The chairman of a struggling healthcare trust has said the loss of services is “more than sad, it is tragic.”

As concerned relatives continue to agonise over future care for loved ones, this newspaper is backing a campaign to save vital health services.

A domestic abuse charity is one of several groups to receive a boost in funding aimed at improving health and wellbeing in Breckland.

Hundreds of concerned relatives, service users and staff have signed a petition to save All Hallows Healthcare Trust after it announced plans to close vital services pending a consultation.

Distribution of an opioid overdose antidote credited with saving lives has increased tenfold in Suffolk.

Mike Jolly had been playing for Norwich Rugby Club in October 2013 when he started to feel unwell.

Concerned relatives have been left “numb” after a healthcare trust announced shock plans to close a service supporting hundreds of people each day.

The loss of a healthcare service which supports more than 250 people a day would be “devastating news” for local communities, it has been claimed.

A Norwich family travelled to London on Tuesday to lobby parliament on the access to medical cannabis.

A series of podcasts is aiming to take help to those with mental ill health who are searching online for solutions.

Up to 280 people are set to lose their jobs after a health care trust announced its likely closure.

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

A 27-year-old man who was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour just months after getting married wants to raise funds and awareness of the condition.

A woman has shared her battle with a rare brain disease and her decision to have painful reconstructive surgery to “enhance her quality of life”.

People who are living with cancer will be able to get important help and advice during a special health and wellbeing event.

A family from Norwich is among several from across the country who will deliver a petition to Downing Street today calling for more access to medical cannabis.

One of the UK’s top poets will be performing a free and sign language-interpreted gig at a Norfolk village pub next month.

The chief executive of Suffolk and Norfolk’s failing mental health trust is moving on, it has been announced.

A brave grandmother from Norfolk has described the moment a split-second decision changed her life forever, causing burns over more than half of her body.

A brand new music festival is set to raise the roof in north Norfolk this summer in a bid to promote awareness of cervical and testicular cancer.

A Norfolk victim of the contaminated blood scandal has said she is still angry for all those whose lives it has ruined.

Former Norwich City player James Maddison revealed a t-shirt paying tribute to city girl Sophie Taylor after scoring in Leicester’s match against Burnley today.

Concerns have been raised over where mental health nurses to be placed in doctors’ surgeries are going to come from amid a shortage in the profession.

In a corner of a Wetherspoons pub a group of women are catching up over a cup of coffee.

A drinks trolley round with a difference took place on the wards of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) when staff served up non-alcoholic cocktails.

The hard work of staff has been highlighted in helping a Norwich care home go from being rated as ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’ by health inspectors within the space of a year.

NHS bosses were accused of ‘faking the numbers’ by the head of Norfolk County Council’s adult social care committee, who said the council was being unfairly blamed for delayed transfers of care from hospital.

A fearless foursome is testing its nerve and fundraising mettle by jumping out of a plane to help a three-year-old girl who has an aggressive form of cancer.

A Cromer care home which was forced to close last month has seen the results of its latest damning inspection published.

The friend and personal assistant of a 79-year-old man who lives with dementia has hit out at the “ludicrous” lack of care he has been receiving from Norfolk County Council.

A suicide bereavement group set up by those who have lost loved ones to the tragedy has become a community group.

Volunteers from a Norwich patient group are offering a new coffee morning service to residents in the city centre.

Patients and carers are being invited to help shape the future of mental health care delivered by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

A woman from mid-Norfolk has revealed her secret to losing nearly five stone and dropping three clothes sizes.

As March is national nutrition month, we’ve put together a list of restaurants and cafés that pack as much goodness into their food as they do flavour.

Student Nick Sadler revealed suicidal thoughts the day before he went missing last month. His university’s mental health support is now coming under the spotlight after three recent deaths.

Parents should be banned from idling their engines at the school gates to reduce air pollution, a new report says.

Parents in Norfolk are being offered expert advice on safe sleeping for babies after a rise in cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

A bus which offers a vital resource to the bustling nightlife in Norwich city centre is set to help even more people in Norfolk.

A man from Norwich who struggled with his weight after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis says he now has a new “sense of confidence” after losing six stone.

Tests that are being used by care workers to detect dehydration among the elderly are not reliable, experts say.

Kate Middleton used it, and Meghan Markle is planning on using it as she awaits to give birth - but what is Hypnobirthing?

A mother is appealing to parliament for the NHS to make parents aware of treatments for flat head syndrome after her one-year-old daughter developed the condition.

Norwich City supporters have called on the football club to make free sanitary products available at Carrow Road.

Rickets, scurvy, malnutrition and other Dickensian-era diseases were all treated at Norfolk hospitals last year.

Three Norfolk women have told their heartbreaking stories of pregnancy loss to help up the profile of a county charity as it opens a new centre.

A Norwich woman in her 30s who left university to care for her doctor father when he developed a genetic form of Alzheimer’s has spoken candidly of the life-changing moment medics told her she too will develop dementia within the next 10 years.

The family of a 19-month-old in a race against time to protect their son from a life-threatening condition have been denied access to medicinal cannabis they think could help him.

Geraldine Scott

Geraldine Scott

Health correspondent



Based in Norwich, Geraldine keeps an eye on developments in health affecting people in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. This includes news from the region’s hospitals, clinical commissioning groups, and other areas of the NHS.

She also covers personal stories of the public’s experience with health and wellbeing, including mental health.

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