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A Norfolk man is using his London Marathon place to raise funds in aid of the hospital department that treated his wife.

The ex-boss of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, who is wanted in Australia, is living in a north Norfolk hideaway, we can reveal today.

A £185,000 campaign has been launched at a Norfolk hospital to create a space for grieving parents following the loss of their baby.

Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

The mother of a well-known nightclub owner who took his own life has called on people to attend an event focussing on mental health in Norfolk.

Show the James Paget University Hospital just how much you love it this Valentine's Day: that's the message from fundraisers as the hospital launches a brand new appeal.

Patients desperate for hospital operations are having to wait up to a year as the list of those delayed soars to 17,000.

A hospital which closed despite a campaign to save it will have a new future after a care group took over the building.

This time two years ago, Sheringham charity shop worker Cindy Farrow's weight problems had spiralled so far out of control, she was convinced she didn't have much longer to live.

A woman who was given Hepatitis C through a contaminated blood transfusion as a teenager has met experts leading a high level inquiry into the scandal.

Neighbours in a quiet street have raised fears over an application to turn a house into a short-term base for people struggling with their mental health.

A young cheerleader is hoping to raise £75,000 so she can travel to Europe to receive life-changing spinal surgery, without which she will have to give up her sport.

A Norfolk hospital boss is urging people not to rush to A&E if they are concerned they have Coronavirus.

A care home that was threatened with closure has implemented a new system under its new operator.

A Norfolk hospital has ended its streak as the worst in the country for A&E patient delays - but admissions of people spending more than four hours there has hit a record high.

The woman behind a music and mental health drop in session in Norwich has said punk rock music saved her life.

People affected by cancer will be able to access a new virtual support centre that has been launched by Big C.

A takeaway is shut and two people are in voluntary quarantine after celebrating Chinese new year in countries where coronavirus has taken hold.

A complete novice cyclist and soon-to-be groom will take on a gruelling 311 mile charity cycling challenge three weeks before he says "I do".

A midwife has delivered something special after creating a mosaic masterpiece to adorn one of the hospital's walls.

A Norwich man who is the third person in the world to survive a bowel transplant operation after being diagnosed with a rare cancer has praised the medical staff that saved his life.

Norfolk's NHS is set to spend millions bailing out a struggling group of health trusts outside of the county - despite financial reports from just days ago saying the payments would not happen.

A family which is supporting a major new all-day event focussing on mental health in Norfolk has told why the subject is so close to their hearts.

The issue of air pollution came under the spotlight at the planning inquiry into the controversial revamp of Anglia Square.

A Norfolk nurse has been given the green light to carry out procedures independently to support patients with breathing issues.

Children and young people with mental health issues are waiting up to five months for treatment in parts of Norfolk and Suffolk.

An outbreak of the norovirus bug has prompted visiting restrictions to be introduced at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

The results of testing for potential legionella bacteria at North Walsham and District War Memorial Hospital have come back negative.

Youngsters with special educational needs in Suffolk are being excluded three time more than their peers, new data revealed.

A 31-year-old woman has told how she is learning to love her body again - two months after a double mastectomy that she chose to have.

A charity event will be held in memory of Norfolk villagers who passed away from leukaemia.

Bosses at a cash-strapped hospital have vowed to fight hard for funding after being penalised for not meeting budget targets.

A nine-year-old boy with cancer and his family are coming home after spending Christmas and the New Year in hospital.

Average monthly prescription rates for antidepressant medication across Norfolk have risen by 20pc between January 2015 and November 2019, highlighting the "indisputable link between deprivation and mental health".

A dental practice in a town with no places for new NHS patients is seeking to expand its facilities in a bid to address growing demand.

More than £20m of NHS funding is being withheld from a cash-strapped hospital - because it spent too much money on staff and beds.

Patients in Suffolk will experience more efficient liaison between healthcare providers, thanks to a new medical records system.

Rocking Foxes' Sharon Wentworth is bringing her lively, jiving spirit to village halls across Norfolk, encouraging others to embrace the 'life-changing' power of dance - whatever their age.

Start 2020 with a clean bill of skin health and peace of mind by making an appointment with Norfolk's only specialist-led skin cancer screening.

A nurse caught driving with cocaine in her system kept her job after an investigation.

A patient was tested for suspected coronavirus at a Norfolk hospital last week.

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is a heart condition which can cause heart attacks in healthy young women. The condition, which has been reported as being misdiagnosed as a panic or anxiety attack, cannot currently be predicted or prevented. RUTH LAWES speaks to three SCAD survivors about living with the condition.

Bosses at a care unit have been told not to admit any more patients after a man swallowed a screw during their visit - just 15 months after the death of a patient who swallowed a piece of cup.

A coronavirus health campaign has been launched across the nation as the government works to prevent the spread of illness.

Health chiefs have agreed to moves to keep a threatened GP surgery open.

The ambulance service has launched a fresh investigation into the sudden deaths of three of its staff.

Hospital bosses are still waiting for the results of tests carried out following a possible legionella contamination.

The daughter of a grandmother-of-two has revealed the toll her untimely death had on the family amid growing criticism of a Suffolk hospital's handling of patient safety concerns.

A two-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis has received her first parcel containing a drug which could add an extra 25 years to her life.

A Norfolk-born man studying in China has spoke of his fear of living in the shadows of the coronavirus amid rising death tolls.

A campaign to cut down on a 'silent killer' which could affect nearly 130,000 people in the county has been launched.

Norfolk mums have praised the communication and respect by maternity staff in a new national survey into care and treatment.

Fears have been raised that free group NHS antenatal classes in Norfolk are being reduced in favour of getting people to watch online videos.

An award-winning service which provides healthcare to the homeless is shutting its city centre base.

A governor at the region's mental health trust has quit, accusing the service of putting its reputation before the care of patients.

West Suffolk Hospital's chief executive has apologised to the public, his staff and patients for failings in care after a critical inspection said newborn babies were put at "significant" risk and staff didn't feel valued or respected.

Werther's Originals, tea, blankets and films have been packaged up in a comfort box to help friends and relatives of residents receiving end of life care at a Norwich care home.

A parkrun ambassador has issued a rallying call for volunteers in a bid to set up an international running event in north Norfolk.

A woman who lost her baby early in her pregnancy is hoping to provide comfort and awareness to support bereaved parents.

The father of a teenager has hit out an NHS trust for trying to defend its reputation rather than improving care after her death.

A Norwich duo have set up a podcast to get more people talking about mental health in a bid to tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness.

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