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Norfolk's three hospitals look set to end another year in deficit, as NHS cash comes under the spotlight.

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A violent goalkeeper was barricaded in his dressing room by fans after he knocked a referee unconscious in a "cowardly" attack.

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

An inquest has opened into the death of a man whose car left the road, hit a tree and caught fire.

A surgeon whose dangerous driving left a midwife with long-lasting injuries has escaped prison after 38 of his colleagues wrote a last-gasp letter to the court.

Norfolk and Waveney's NHS has been snubbed in every single bid for big ticket money - bar one - made to the government over the last two years, with £417m of funding it asked for denied.

A hospital radio station is celebrating multiple nominations at this year's Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) awards.

The Hunstanton RNLI Lifeboat rushed out to a fishing boat after getting reports that someone on board had collapsed.

A teenager has told of her anger at the driver who knocked her over and drove off.

A children's book publisher has donated £400 worth of books to a children's ward.

The four-hour A&E target in hospitals, which has not been hit in Norfolk for four years, is reportedly set to be scrapped.

The health secretary Matt Hancock visited Norwich on Thursday to speak to women affected by the surgical mesh scandal.

Ambulance response times in Norfolk have steadily climbed since the start of the new year, with health chiefs blaming difficulties in recruiting emergency staff.

More than half of NHS staff in Norfolk are working extra hours to help prop up the health service, it can be revealed.

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after overturning his car in a residential area.

Police have thanked the public for helping to trace a woman who caused concern after leaving a Norfolk hospital.

Care groups teamed up to offer free tests and information on how to keep the heart healthy.

A west Norfolk family are raising money for a planned bereavement centre so women can give birth to stillborn babies in a different delivery suite.

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a single vehicle crash which saw his car flip onto its roof in north Norfolk.

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the 'demoralising' pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk's NHS has been "fire-fighting", improvements were "starting from behind" and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

A surgeon convicted of seriously injuring a midwife in a crash has said he plans to file an appeal against the decision as the collision had been an "horrendous accident".

A person needed hospital treatment after a house fire in west Norfolk

Seven new registered nurses have achieved their degrees after years of juggling study with the demands of working on the wards.

Like a scene from a James Bond film.

A judge has warned a surgeon who seriously injured a midwife in a crash that he could face jail - but said depriving people of his skills would be a "complete waste".

A former teacher who died as a result of severe malnutrition feared she would be poisoned if she ate food, an inquest heard.

A hospital boss today praised the staff she hopes will help her lead it out of special measures.

A nurse who has spent 45 years caring for patients in two King's Lynn hospitals has been celebrated as she embarks on a semi-retirement.

A family has paid tribute to a man who died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a van.

The Norfolk woman who suffered a broken wrist as a passenger in a crash with the Duke of Edinburgh's Land Rover needs surgery to fix it.

A motorcyclist involved in a crash at Stradsett this morning has died.

A 91-year-old woman felt she had been robbed of her life by a negligent nurse.

A west Norfolk family have donated more than £7,000 to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in their late son's memory.

Emergency services are dealing with a number of collisions on Norfolk's roads, including one which put a motorcyclist in hospital.

Beauticians and their customers teamed up to raise money for a hospital radio station.

A Norfolk coroner has closed an investigation into the death of a murder victim.

An eBay seller is claiming to have harvested debris from the crash involving Prince Philip last week - and it is selling for more than £65,000.

For a family from north Norfolk, January should have been a time for remembrance but instead they have been left heartbroken after being told church policy will not allow the words 'dad or grandad' to be written on their loved one's grave.

The county's chief constable says he is "unhappy" with the level of CCTV coverage in Norwich - a view echoed by some residents in the city.

More than half of Norfolk drivers caught not wearing seatbelt undertake a training course as fewer fines are issued each year.

Police have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving a new Land Rover without a seatbelt just 48 hours after his crash with a car carrying two women and a baby.

Heather Bellamy is 48 and she might not see 50 unless her family can raise £200,000 to send her to America for life-saving treatment.

The Duke of Edinburgh has visited a Norfolk hospital for a precautionary check up following a crash in the county on Thursday (January 17).

Glass from a smashed window and fragments of wing mirrors were the only remaining signs of the Duke's crash in West Norfolk on Friday.

New speed cameras are to be introduced on the road where the Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a car crash.

Just moments before the accident, Thornham couple Roy and Victoria Warne were in high spirits after receiving good news from the hospital.

Police have confirmed a nine-month-old baby boy was inside a car which collided with the Duke of Edinburgh's land rover.

Bosses from the region's mental health trust and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in King's Lynn have said improvements have been made since they were placed in special measures.

A woman was rescued from the sea as passers-by saw her enter the water.

A west Norfolk hospital in special measures has welcomed its new interim chief executive.

A 70-year-old hospital patient died after staff transferred him between wards without his oxygen supply, an inquest heard.

A two vehicle crash has closed the A1065 between Fakenham and Swaffham.

A jealous former boyfriend has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years for murder after a court heard how he stabbed his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times.

As the Christmas drink-drive campaign comes to a close three more drivers have been disqualified - for a total of almost four years.

Inquests have opened into the deaths of two people who died after falls, including a man who died on Christmas Day.

More than 700 patients waited more than an hour to be transferred from an ambulance into Norfolk hospitals last month.

A 30-year-old man is due to be sentenced today after admitting the murder of his former partner in King's Lynn.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was attacked two days before Christmas died of his injuries.

As the new year begins, public affairs correspondent Dan Grimmer takes a look at six of the biggest challenges which the region is facing in 2019.

Hospitals serving Norfolk patients have hiked their prices for car parking in the past year.

Cancer patients across Norfolk are having to wait longer for scans or travel hundreds of miles elsewhere due to a shortage of radioactive liquid.

Inquests into the deaths of two men opened at Norfolk Coroners' Court.

A 33-year-old hospital worker has written a new children's book to ease young people's fears of radiology machines.

A crash between a car and lorry has closed a major route in King's Lynn at rush hour.

A 30-year-old man faces more than 25 years in prison after admitting the murder of his former partner in King's Lynn.

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

A hospital in special measures has appointed a new chief executive.

A 92-year-old war veteran was sent home from hospital only to die the next day in agony from a severe bowel obstruction, an inquest heard.

More private ambulances on the road, nearly 2,000 extra doctors' appointments, and measures to get patients out of hospital quicker.

A selection of the region's most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

Cancer surgery will still be carried out in King's Lynn after doctors said proposals to move procedures to Norwich would be "unsafe".

The boss of the region's busiest hospital admitted he considered resigning when he saw the inspection report which placed the organisation into special measures.

An inquest into the death of a 16-year-old at a hospital in King's Lynn is due to last for five days.

The boss of a troubled hospital is moving to another health trust.

A new ward being built as part of a £4m project to bring King's Lynn's specialist adult acute mental health services onto one central site is to be named after a sea vegetable for which Norfolk is renowned.

A driver has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A149, with police reporting several other collisions in Norfolk this morning.

All senior doctors at one of the county's failing hospitals have slammed a proposal to send the sick, including cancer patients, 40 miles away for operations.

An inquest is due to take place today into the deaths of two men who died in a head-on collision on the A47.

A newly qualified registered nurse will be following in her mum's footsteps by caring for patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Student nurses from East Anglia will meet members of parliament at Westminster today ahead of a debate which will discuss the future of nurse education funding.

Fears have been raised that a Norfolk hospital could become a "second-rate service" if cancer surgery is moved to Norwich and a ward closed.

Almost two months after patients at a west Norfolk hospital were reassured they would not have to travel to Norwich for surgery, including that for cancer, a leaked memo has revealed a lack of staff may force the move.

Youngsters have made a special effort to honour the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country by creating poppies for patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

Firefighters were called out to 111 false alarms at Norfolk hospitals and NHS trusts within a year.

A West Norfolk runner is celebrating after he completed a marathon just seven months after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

She has been tasked with turning around the region's troubled ambulance service, but Dorothy Hosein, equipped with a wealth of experience under her belt, is confident she will rise to the challenge.

Healthcare staff across Norfolk are being offered rewards ranging from shopping gift cards to prize draw entries to entice them to have a free flu jab.

Paramedics, police and an air ambulance were called after a man was injured in a work-related incident.

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

The chairman of a failing Norfolk hospital has stepped down after deciding a change in leadership was necessary to fix problems found by inspectors.

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