Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

Children's wards at a mental health hospital will shut down after inspectors raised concerns about a lack of staff.

A Norfolk mother-of-four who became well known online through her beauty videos has revealed in an emotional final posting how she received the devastating news she has just weeks to live.

A student quit the University of East Anglia and headed home to New Zealand because she had to wait for too long to get help with suicidal thoughts.

A bride-to-be has nearly halved her original body weight in time for her wedding day after years of struggling with her eating.

A new nursing school could be set up to boost recruitment at a Norfolk hospital, as it pledges to pull itself out of special measures.

West Norfolk has been ranked the highest area in the country for sleeping pill prescriptions, as health officials warn of an over-medication crisis plaguing the country.

An innovative and interactive piece of kit is set to change the lives of those with dementia and special educational needs.

A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital after suffering a fall which prompted a response from the air ambulance service.

A care home in the Norfolk Broads has earned a 'good' rating by a health watchdog, two years after falling into special measures.

The brother of a Norfolk student who drowned in the UEA lake has backed an MP's call for universities to be legally responsible for students' mental health, and said an alert system "could have helped" save his life.

A Norfolk MP has called for universities to be legally obligated to look after students' mental health.

A young woman has spoken of her harrowing experience with depression, attempted suicide and psychotic episodes to show the stark reality of mental ill health.

Confidential documents reveal health chiefs' fears over money, while reform plans are being held up by lack of cash and huge staff shortages. Tom Bristow reports.

Staff working at Norfolk and Waveney's five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) are facing uncertainty as health bosses plan to save £2.6m within the next 12 months - in part by cutting jobs.

Work on a much needed centre for people with life-limiting illnesses is nearing completion, with chairs thanking the community for donations and support.

A £500,000 expansion to a health centre set to get 3,000 extra patients has been opened to help a Norfolk-Suffolk border village cope with its rapidly expanding population.

A hospital has pleaded for help to pay off its huge debt to the firm behind its construction.

Concerns about sewage disposal on the coast will be raised at a meeting of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

Anti-depressants, motion sickness tablets and medication to treat allergies and high blood pressure could be among dozens hit by Brexit shortages.

Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

An ambulance worker who was threatened with legal action when he told his bosses he was suicidal has been awarded £92,000.

All of Norfolk's 20 recycling centres now have a life-saving defibrillator installed on site for the very first time.

The East of England Ambulance Service spent nearly half a million pounds in 'golden goodbyes' to staff leaving the organisation last year, we can reveal.

Suicide is on the rise across Norfolk and England and a high proportion of victims are men. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE spoke to people affected by suicide and finds out what is being done to support people struggling with their mental health.

Two years ago, Sam Mosedale's quality of life was in the balance, as she waited for a make-or-break kidney transplant.

Now is the time to recognise the unsung heroes of the care sector, as nominations open for the Norfolk Care Awards 2020.

Solicitors representing the family of a six-year-old boy who died of meningitis B say they do not think enough is being done to reduce the likelihood of future deaths.

Building work is set to start in the coming weeks as part of a former hospital site is transformed into a new day centre.

Ambulance bosses fear winter could bring delays in getting patients into the Queen Elizabeth Hospital - with people already facing an average wait of almost 40 minutes.

A care home has received an overall rating of Good in its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.

The care which people in Norfolk and Waveney receive in their dying days has come under the spotlight - with one social worker telling councillors the situation is getting worse.

A century ago the foundation stone of a hospital which has brought treatment, care, and comfort to generations of patients was laid.

A heartbroken mother has shared her upset after the inquest ruling into her daughter's death went ahead without her.

A woman who has struggled with mental health for years hopes to help the community by providing physical and mental health support.

Caroline Shaw has been appointed as the permanent chief executive of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

A new parkrun is heading to Great Yarmouth taking in its famous pier and wide golden sands.

Despite being diagnosed with an incurable brain condition that makes every moment precious, Glenn Bate is determined to help others struck down by the same condition.

A residential care home has been rated as "inadequate" by the independent body that sets and monitors standards.

A couple who feared they would be left without care after months of difficulty with their provider will now have measures put in place to ensure they get it.

A GP has warned that patients lives will be at risk if prescriptions bounce because of delays caused by a no deal Brexit.

A male nurse has been struck off over inappropriate behaviour with a patient - including taking her out for lunch and buying her mum a fridge freezer.

A couple is on a mission to transform an ordinary home into a support centre for people with learning disabilities and substance abuse issues.

A care home which delivers an exceptional service has been praised by inspectors.

Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

A Norwich man claims he is being denied access to a proper health service .

The family of a man with schizophrenia say they are desperate for him to stay in supported accommodation that he is being moved from.

Residents with dementia at a north Norfolk care home were at risk of leaving the home without supervision, a report has found.

Strokes can leave people critically ill, unable to speak and struggling to move.

Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

Fish oil supplements have little to no impact on preventing type two diabetes and in some cases can even make things worse, researchers in Norwich have discovered.

A 76-year-old who has not ridden a bike for 55 years is attempting to cycle across East Anglia, Cambridgeshire and the Midlands, as part of his aim to ride 2019 miles this year for charity and in memory of his wife.

Ambulance bosses are urging people in Norfolk and Suffolk to be prepared this bank holiday weekend to help avoid unnecessary 999 calls.

A Norfolk hospital is hoping visitors and staff will swap four wheels for two after installing more than 30 new bicycle stands.

Your 50s should be the time of life when you start making more time for yourself and planning for retirement.

Women living with incurable breast cancer will now benefit from comfort boxes given out at Norfolk hospitals.

A mother who claims her daughter's face was cut with a scalpel during an emergency C-section fears she will be ridiculed as she grows up.

Outbreaks of measles have been detected in the east of England in the last year, it can be revealed, as it was announced that the UK has lost its measles-free status.

A Norwich consultant has been named as a world leading expert on diabetes.

The parents of a toddler who has been battling a life threatening form of cancer for almost two years have announced the youngster is no longer showing any signs of disease.

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