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A fraudster who targeted some of the world’s biggest banks made £1m by setting up more than 100 fake bank accounts, a court heard.

The family of an anorexic teenager who took her own life say they were “failed by everyone” before her death.

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

Tributes have been paid to a well-known Norfolk artist who was inspired by East Anglia’s countryside and coast.

Imagine life without a vacuum cleaner and welcome to the world of the humble brush...

Four people were hospitalised with one driver left with serious back, arm, and leg injuries after a crash which closed a road for 10 hours.

Four Norwich police officers who saved the lives of two heart attack victims are to receive national awards.

Angela Longstaff almost missed out on becoming a nurse.

A motorcyclist is in hospital following a collision with a car on the A140 this morning.

A road in Gorleston was closed after the air ambulance was called to help a woman who had a medical episode at the wheel of her car.

A mother whose newborn baby girl had open heart surgery has been told her second daughter will also have to endure a similar operation.

Norwich City Council Green Party group leader Denise Carlo on why Norwich needs to become carbon-neutral in the next decade.

Young people living with Type 1 diabetes received a behind the scenes tour of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital’s (NNUH) Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre on World Diabetes Day.

A man who was cycling along the riverside has described how he heard “arguing and shouting” shortly before two men were stabbed near to Norwich railway station.

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering burns in a house fire.

Two men were taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Sco Ruston last night.

The day the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth came to Norwich on October 29 1938.

A cyclist is in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a collision in Swaffham on Sunday afternoon.

A woman involved in a crash which closed the A47 for about six hours has described her shock after her boyfriend had to be airlifted to hospital.

Two people have been arrested after a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash on the A11.

A father who froze to death, a 23-year-old found dead near Carrow Road - in the last year homeless people have died in places from cemeteries to hostels - but no one is counting them.

Nostalgia Tortoise-loving Peter Eade did so much for Norwich

Sunday, October 7, 2018

It was written: “A more honourable man and patriotic citizen of Norwich it would be impossible to find.” Derek James tells the story of the extraordinary Sir Peter Eade.

Tributes have been paid to a “warm and generous” man who died after his car left the road and crashed into a tree.

Updated Driver dies after crashing into tree

Saturday, October 6, 2018

A man has died after his car left the road and crashed into a tree.

A mother-of-two has kicked up a stink after claiming her food waste bin hadn’t been collected for two weeks because workers won’t ‘overstretch’ a matter of centimetres to pick it up.

The number of prescriptions handed out for antidepressants in Norfolk has soared to nearly 1.7 million in a year.

Emergency measures to address staffing shortfalls at a hospital placed in special measures will be discussed today.

Police are continuing to investigate the murder of a woman at a house in a south Norfolk village.

Police will today continue to question an elderly man arrested on suspicion of murder after reports that a woman was stabbed at a house in a south Norfolk village.

The father of a 19-year-old Suffolk girl who died from anorexia fears many more patients have died as a result of how eating disorders are still treated.

A Norfolk and Norwich Hospital consultant has passed on his expertise to eye doctors in Africa after leading an international course in Kenya.

A trailblazing physiotherapist who turned around the a hospital department she admitted was “worse than average” has died.

It’s the little-known story of a Phantom of the Office that haunts one of Norwich’s most ancient streets.

It is a place where no one wants to have to go.

A charity is spreading its wings to provide comfort boxes for women with primary breast cancer in east Norfolk.

A thief who stole an honesty box containing £20 from the sale of garden produce has left the owner feeling disappointed but determined to carry on serving his customers, who he considers as friends, a court heard.

A “play fight” between two best friends on their first night out in Norwich escalated and ended with the death of one of the colleagues from Lancashire, a court has heard.

It is often easy to forget the innovations in health we have on our doorstep.

She is the lightest baby to have ever survived at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

A teenager who was stabbed in Bradwell earlier this month has been released from hospital.

Dehydration and severe sunburn are just two complaints clinicians at Norfolk’s hospitals have been confronted with during the recent heatwave.

The battlefields, the death and destruction, the bravery and the heartache – memories of the First World War and the fallen are never far from our minds as we approach the ending of the conflict a century ago.

It is the only health trust in our county to be rated outstanding, as others are pushed into special measures and judged unsafe. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott visited Norfolk Community Health and Care to find out what the organisation was doing to get it so right.

A town the size of Thetford could be built in mid Norfolk if new plans are realised, the EDP can reveal.

A former matron of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who once went ice skating with John F Kennedy and nursed Winston Churchill back to health has died age 96.

Opinion Question the NHS and face the backlash

Saturday, July 14, 2018

“I assume if any members of the EDP team are ever in need of medical attention then you won’t call for an ambulance or use the NHS.”

A World Cup party will be help on a ward at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital on Thursday - with hopes patients will be celebrating an England win.

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

A new medical director has been appointed at the county’s busiest hospital.

A drunk man grabbed a paramedic by the chest and attempted to grope another ambulance worker twice as they tried to help him, a court heard.

Neighbours by a park where a teenager was shot last week are being invited to meet and reclaim the area for the community.

You may never have heard of her but Philippa Slinger has now been given the two biggest challenges facing Norfolk’s NHS.

One reader writes of their experience with the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. What have your experiences been like?

A Norwich couple who met at a bus stop in 1957 are today celebrating their 60th diamond wedding anniversary.

A man who “died” outside his sailing club only survived because he was within 10ft of a defibrillator.

Legend of Western films John Wayne was born on May 26 in 1907. Now, 111 years on, he is undoubtedly one of the most iconic Hollywood stars of all time, despite controversy over his political views.

It was 150 years ago when a baby boy was born who would grow up to become a “second Dick Whittington” and one of the best-loved and respected men in Norwich. Derek James pays tribute to Sir Henry Holmes.

Dialysis treatment for those with kidney issues will be provided from a purpose-built premises in Bowthorpe when it is moved out of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

British Superbike champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after crashing during testing at Snetterton on Thursday.

A Norfolk 20-year-old battling cancer has described the moment a train conductor reduced her to tears, destroying the self confidence and strength which had taken her years to build.

A Norfolk 20-year-old battling cancer has described the moment a train conductor reduced her to tears, destroying the self confidence and strength which had taken her years to build.

For prospective organ donor Mia McKean her only wish was for her sister to have an illness-free future thanks to the kidney she is willing to give.

To look at little Esme Ives, smiling and inquisitive, you would not anticipate the challenging battle the bubbly eight-month-old has ahead of her.

The devastated parents of a four-month-old baby who died of sudden infant death syndrome have described him as “beautiful, happy boy.”

An epilepsy suffer died after a fall, Norfolk Coroner’s Court heard.

Patients had operations cancelled because a hospital was so short of beds it had to use wards meant for day surgery for emergency patients instead.

A new television series about the NHS just underscores what we all fear, says Rachel Moore.

A motorist has been airlifted to hospital after a serious crash between a car and a tractor.

Yet again, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital has proved it is worth its weight in gold, as another success story comes to light.

A woman was found dead in a Norwich hostel on Monday afternoon.

I grew up during the 1950s/60s and experienced some snowy winters, notably 1956, 1963 and 1966 and not once did I have to miss school or college due to closures.

A man who got out of his car in sub-zero conditions to help a fellow motorist has died after reportedly suffering a heart attack.

A woman has been taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

The driver of a BMW is in hospital tonight with serious injuries after a crash near Southwold which police are investigating.

A 32-year-old with Asperger’s and emotionally unstable personality disorder took his own life when NHS 111 call handlers hung up on him after months of “frustrations” with mental health services.

A serious incident review into the death of 32-year-old John Worthington found mental health services had “insufficient resources” to offer him in assessment in less than five months.

NHS figures showing there were no ambulance delays at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital over winter are inaccurate.

“He should still be here” - those were the poignant words of a woman whose 52-year-old partner died on the side of the road in back of an ambulance, after he had been discharged from hospital just hours earlier.

A Norwich woman who is passionate about tackling visual stress has spoken out about the importance of getting the correct diagnosis to ensure the right help.

It has been eight years since a woman vanished after walking out of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Peter Farley has had first-hand experience of the A&E crisis.

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