Health and care giving organisations display what they have to offer in Great Yarmouth

Trevor Saunders organised the Great Yarmouth Care Working Together event at the Acorn Centre. Photo:

Trevor Saunders organised the Great Yarmouth Care Working Together event at the Acorn Centre. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

Charitable organisations have come together for a networking event.

Trevor Saunders organised the Great Yarmouth Care Working Together event at the Acorn Centre. Photo:

Trevor Saunders organised the Great Yarmouth Care Working Together event at the Acorn Centre. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

Over 75 groups took part in the Great Yarmouth Care Working Together event at the Acorn Centre, in Great Yarmouth's Regent Road on Wednesday.

Organiser of the event Trevor Saunders said: 'It has been a really positive event with a great turnout.'

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Mr Saunders is from the East Norfolk Medical Practice Patient Participation Group which covers the three large surgeries of Newton Surgery, Caister Health Centre and Lighthouse Medical Centre.


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17,500 patients from the practice were invited via text message to the event and hundreds attended.

It is the third such event and is the first open to patients as well as GPs and clinicians.

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