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.
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.
Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.
“Things have gone wrong.” That was the admission from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in King’s Lynn today as it was revealed the trust had been judged unsafe and poorly led, leading it to be put into special measures by inspectors.
Specialist asbestos-related disease lawyers are speaking out on Workers’ Memorial Day about the dangers of asbestos and their concern over the number of deaths linked to exposure of the substance in public buildings.