Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A chef has taken over a hospital’s kitchens to cook up a treat for hard-working NHS staff.

A hospital is outsourcing clerical work to the other side of the world in a bid to save money.

Staff sickness has cost a Norfolk hospital almost £5m over the last year.

A hospital has revealed how it plans to cope with the expected surge in admissions over the coming winter.

Nurse vacancies have fallen to a record low at a Norfolk hospital.

Hospital heroes were celebrated at a special awards night championing the very best of the NHS.

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

We’re always hearing our NHS is in a crisis, but how are our hospitals and ambulance service actually performing when it comes to emergency care? These charts give us some clues.

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.

A woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crash in West Norfolk this morning.

Norwich marketing agency OneAgency has chosen SERV Norfolk Blood Bikes as the first charity it will support with expertise and fundraising.

A community event in North Creake later this month is aiming to tackle social isolation and loneliness among older residents living in the area.

Fakenham stroke survivor, Jim Baldwin is refusing to let his disability stop him continuing to write, one of the passions that has occupied most of his adult life.

A couple who suffered the devastating loss of their daughter are putting together a special film screening as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week.

A King’s Lynn couple organised a festival garden party to say thank you to the West Norfolk Breast Care Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A hospital chaplain has braved the shave to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The number of diabetic people having devastating toe, foot and limb amputations in two of the region’s areas has shot up, shocking figures reveal.

A man suffered serious leg injuries after an incident involving industrial machinery.

Nearly £4m was wasted in just six months at Norfolk’s hospitals due to patients not showing up for appointments.

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

A man has appeared in court in connection with the murder of a woman in King’s Lynn.

A man will appear in court this morning charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon after a woman died following a stabbing in King’s Lynn.

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.

A family have described their shock after a fatal stabbing on their road saw armed police swoop on a house.

A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing after a woman died.

Potentially life-saving surgery at a failing Norfolk hospital could be suspended, this newspaper can reveal today.

There are no plans to scrap NHS parking charges in Norfolk, despite it being announced fees in Wales would be axed.

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

When nine-month-old Lillie McCarthy lost the use of her right arm due to a rare but serious infection, it could have left her with permanent damage.

A doctor who suffered with chronic hip pain died from an overdose of morphine he was taking to cope.

A hospital boss has apologised to patients, staff and the community after his hospital was found to be unsafe but pledged that improvements will be made.

“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.

A nurse will be taking to the skies for a mental health charity following the tragic loss of her husband earlier this year.

A former college technician died after developing cancer from years of asbestos exposure, an inquest has heard.

Nine hospital staff who see the effects of dementia everyday through their work are doing a fundraising walk for Alzheimer’s Society.

A hospital volunteer who has struggled with confidence issues has been selected as a Young Ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.

Women in Norfolk are able to request caesarean section births, it can be revealed, after national concern that the procedure was being refused outright.

A champion fundraiser for a Norfolk hospital has smashed through the £50,000 mark – in less than five years.

A new pop-up minor injuries unit will be set up by the beach over the next two weekends to treat coastal residents and holidaymakers.

An open gardens event has raised more than £1,200 for the breast cancer unit at a Norfolk hospital.

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

A group of breast cancer sufferers have raised more than £7,000 for West Norfolk Breast Care Unit.

Around 50 cyclists have set off on their very own Tour de Anglia to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA).

Patients at a Norfolk hospital will benefit from projects by thoughtful young people on the National Citizen Service.

A Norfolk NHS worker has the very best reason to champion organ donation - her life was transformed when she had a kidney transplant herself.

A man who went missing after getting stuck in marshes overnight paid a visit to the police officers who saved him.

Patients spent the equivalent of more than seven years waiting to be discharged from hospitals across Norfolk’s healthcare providers in just one month.

Shoppers in King’s Lynn were asked to share their love for the NHS as part of its 70th birthday celebrations.

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, a King’s Lynn woman has just celebrated a health service milestone of her own – 50 years as a nurse.

Norfolk’s senior coroner has raised concerns over the quality of care given to a young woman before she died suddenly in hospital.

A Norfolk hospital has been fined more than £10,000 for placing patients in mixed-sex wards.

A driver was taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash.

The driver of a double decker bus - and a passenger – died today following a collision with an HGV on the A47 at Thorney Toll.

A cricket match was cancelled after four players were involved in a collision on the way to the game.

A man found hanging in a driveway had battled mental illness, an inquest heard.

An inquest date has been set for two men who died in a head-on collision on the A47.

The county’s busiest hospital could take notes from another of Norfolk’s healthcare centres as it looks to turnaround a report which found it was unsafe and poorly led.

Drone pilot Sergeant Danny Leach said he was “ecsatic” when he found a missing man stuck in marshes.

Norfolk’s busiest hospital has been plunged into special measures just months after a challenging winter for the health service.

An entire hospital ward had been shut for three weeks for a deep clean as part of an infection control measure.

A protest to denounce parking fare hikes for hospital staff was called off at the last minute after hospital bosses and union representatives reached an agreement.

A major hospital is under fire as staff are set to protest an increase in proposed parking charges a trade union has announced.

Doctors, nurses and hospital staff have agreed to suspend a protest over car parking charges for further talks.

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

Nurses, doctors and other hospital staff are set stage a protest to denounce impending increases to car parking charges.

A Norfolk hospital has been named as one of the top hospitals for 2018 by a provider of healthcare intelligence.

A team of hairdressers from Fakenham have rallied together to help raise vital cash for the Stroke Association.

Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.

The region’s mental health trust launched a campaign to recruit staff to run a new service providing vital support for mothers with severe mental health conditions.

Hundreds of nurses worked the equivalent of 7,500 extra shifts to help an under pressure hospital cope with the most difficult period in its history.

A mother with a tragic past died a month after undergoing cardiac surgery, an inquest heard.

“I love what I do; I never dread coming to work.”

The art and science of nursing and midwifery never fails to amaze Queen Elizabeth Hospital chief nurse Emma Hardwick.

A man was airlifted to hospital after he was trapped underneath an overturned piece of industrial machinery.

The cause of death of a 28-year-old woman who died in hospital remains a mystery, an inquest heard.

A doctor was found dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn after overdosing on opiates, an inquest opening heard today.

A Norfolk police officer was injured trying to save the life of a suicidal man following a two-hour stand-off, a court heard.

Patients needing treatment for serious heart problems could have to travel up to 100 miles under proposals put forward for redesigning the region’s health system.

A call to drop a proposed 30pc parking charge rise at a hospital looks likely to be rejected, with its chief executive saying it had reached a “reasonable and sound compromise” on the hike.

A Norfolk hospital will be rolling out 30 new wheelchairs after smashing their appeal target in under six months.

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.

Health leaders in Norfolk have teamed up to “take back control” of rates paid to locums after more than £60m was spent on filling recruitment gaps with temporary staff last year.

A health watchdog has sent inspectors to a Norfolk hospital.

Monday’s Royal birth appears to have sparked a surge in new arrivals near the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Norfolk home.

A police officer was taken to hospital and four arrested after a large brawl in King’s Lynn last night.

A trade union has criticised a Norfolk hospital’s decision to increase its car park charges by nearly 30pc.

Three generations of one family will be taking part in the GEAR 10k after a much-loved mother and grandmother beat breast cancer.

An electrical wholesaler has donated a TV and DVD to a hospital to help recovering patients.

Drivers faced delays after the A10 in West Norfolk was closed for nearly nine hours following a crash.

A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being hit by a car.

In July 2016 Ron Wilkie, a fit 85-year-old, had a stroke. He spent the next four months in a hospital bed. When he came out he struggled to walk. His son has been asking for physiotherapy to help him recover ever since - to no avail.

The story of Ron Wilkie and his son’s battle to get access to physiotherapy for his father is heartbreaking - with the family stuck between a rock and a hard place.

A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.

A teenage boy cycling home from college was pulled off his bike and stabbed in King’s Lynn, in one of two robberies in less than two hours.

A man has suffered serious injuries in a crash between two cars and a van on the A47.

Men on average are paid 27pc more per hour than women at a Norfolk hospital, figures have revealed.

The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.

Using the fruits of her labour, one former patient found a creative way to say thank you to those who looked after her.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn is urgently appealing for the return of borrowed equipment used in palliative care.

The county’s busiest hospital recorded the worst A&E performance in the country last month, as a leading emergency medicine organisation urged patients to write to their MPs demanding action over the NHS.

The mum who captured the ‘perfect’ picture of Royal Family members at Christmas has met Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

More staff in the county’s NHS felt they could contribute towards improvements, but others saw their satisfaction at the quality of care they could give dip.

A Norfolk hospital’s wheelchair appeal rolls on at pace with more than £17,000 raised.

Appointments for some patients at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) have been cancelled after staff struggled to get to work in heavy snow.

Staff working in Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS battled to get to work this morning despite traffic coming to a standstill and public transport being scrapped in treacherous conditions.

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

Pressure continues to be high on the region’s NHS as one of the county’s hospitals called for available staff to cover extra shifts.

A lack of beds and staff led to problems at all three of Norfolk’s hospitals over the weekend.

It is time to open the pages of a booklet following the life and times of one Norfolk rocker and pay tribute to another who has recently passed away. Both great music makers with a great sense of fun. Derek James reports.

A Norfolk hospital has to borrow £22m to replace its entire roof.

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

After her husband’s heart suddenly stopped, Gillian Boon had to act quickly to save him.

A coroner has told a care home it needs to take action to prevent further deaths, after a man died when he was hit in the head with a fire door after a drill.

A man was taken to hospital with a serious facial injury following a collision in King’s Lynn.

Princess Anne has visited Norfolk to launch a new network for Motor Neurone Disease care.

Do you have any walking aids that should have been returned after hospital treatment?

Thousands of vacancies for registered nursing and midwifery posts in the east of England are not being filled, new NHS figures show.

The sister of a 43-year-old man killed in a head on collision on the A47 said he loved life and lived it his way.

Parents and carers in West Norfolk are being asked their views on the dental care of young people as part of the latest initiative from the region’s health watchdog.

The region’s ambulance service could need more than 100 extra staff and 20 additional vehicles just to cope with demand in Norfolk and Waveney, a senior manager today claims.

Opinion NHS staff badly need more support

Friday, January 19, 2018

The health secretary Jeremy Hunt was given a mixed reception during his visit to Norfolk on January 18.

The health secretary said he was hopeful nurses would soon receive better pay while he was on a visit to Norfolk yesterday.

Shock as two die in crash on A47

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A community has spoken of its sadness after two men died in a tragic accident on the A47.

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A1065, near Thetford.

A record amount is being paid out to patients for medical mistakes at the region’s NHS.

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be holding meetings to share how it plans to achieve sustained improvement to the service.

A state-of-the-art robot will be helping to transform services at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the New Year.

The mum who took the ‘perfect’ picture of Royal Family members which has graced the covers of newspapers and magazines around the world has said the whole experience has been quite bizarre.

A health chief is urging people to get the flu vaccine and look after themselves as rates of the illness are on the rise.

A new campaign to celebrate all that West Norfolk has to offer is set to launch this week.

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

All non-urgent operations and day case procedures have been cancelled for the rest of the week at one of the county’s hospitals, as pressure on the health service continues to be high.

Nearly 500 ambulances waited at least an hour to get patients into the region’s accident and emergency departments over the space of four days .

Taxis were sent to collect patients and take them to hospitals by the region’s ambulance service, as the NHS across the country came under extreme pressure.

Clinicians are not to blame for the death of a grandfather from Feltwell who died whilst awaiting specialist treatment, an inquest has concluded.

A Norwich couple had an extra special start to 2018 after becoming parents on New Year’s Day.

A couple have raised thousands of pounds for four charities that had helped their daughter before she died of a terminal illness.

Two dog-walkers were rescued after getting stranded in marshland off the coast in Thornham.

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

Police officers, firefighters and ambulance crews saw demand for their services soar yesterday as flooding, snow, ice and high winds hit the region.

Four women raised £786 in just two hours for the West Norfolk Breast care Unit.

A Norfolk mum said she was amazed at how a picture of the Royals she snapped on her mobile phone sparked a media frenzy.

Brothers and sisters who come to hospital with their unwell siblings will now have games consoles to play with thanks to a generous family.

Hospitals have been told to cancel non-emergency operations in the new year to prepare for a post-Christmas surge in demand.

A King’s Lynn father who killed his six-month-old daughter by shaking her causing brain damage, has been jailed for seven years.

A King’s Lynn father has been found guilty of killing his six-month-old daughter.

A jury hearing the trial of a King’s Lynn father accused of killing his six-month-old daughter has been sent home for the night after failing to reach a verdict.

A Norfolk hospital’s financial pressures are being made worse by a £2.8m drop in income from operations.

The judge has started summing up in the trial of a King’s Lynn father accused of killing his six-month-old daughter.

Dark stories of the north are being retold in films and television series and by a Norfolk author Kevin Crossley-Holland who has been breathing new life into Norse folklore for decades

A King’s Lynn father accused of killing his six-month-old daughter said he would never have hurt his own child - and claimed she fell onto the floor after he went to sleep with her on lying on his chest.

Throughout advent, we’re highlighting those who work hard throughout the year - and at Christmas - to keep Norfolk and Waveney’s health service ticking over.

Clinicians are not to blame for the death of a Thetford grandfather who died whilst awaiting specialist treatment, an inquest has concluded.

A King’s Lynn father accused of killing his six-month-old daughter denied ever shaking her when interviewed by police, a jury heard.

Bleeding found around the eyes of a six-month-old baby said to have been killed by her father would have had to be caused by an “extraordinary” event, a court has heard.

A King’s Lynn father killed his six-month-old daughter by shaking her or striking her head against a surface causing her “irreparable” brain damage, a jury heard.

Cancer patients at a Norfolk hsopital will benefit from a donation from local freemasons.

A motorcyclist died following a collision with a lorry on the A47 after attempting to overtake it, an inquest heard.

An “experienced boxer” who fractured a man’s skull with a single punch at King’s Lynn bus station last winter has escaped immediate jail after a plea from his victim.

Mental health workers from across East Anglia met in Norwich to help improve NHS mental health services for children and young people through research.

Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers in the country with around 150 new cases diagnosed each day.

A man has been taken to hospital with a serious leg injury after a crash at Hillington.

A campaign has been launched to urge diabetics to regularly check their feet to minimise the risk of amputation.

Janice Curtis has shown her support for both her sister and the chemotherapy team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with a £3,250 donation.

A 40-year-old woman suffered minor cuts and bruises after falling out of a window of a homeless hostel.

The A146 has been reopened following a two-car collision earlier today.

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the A1122 at Fincham in which two people were taken to hospital.

An inquest has opened into the death of a retired forklift driver from Attleborough.

A former college technician from Norfolk who was diagnosed with mesothelioma a year ago has joined with lawyers to appeal to his former colleagues for help as he seeks answers and justice regarding his illness.

From mid-October, women will be able to self-refer to the midwifery service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, from six weeks of pregnancy, by completing an electronic form on the hospital’s website.

Emergency Nurses are appealing for help after a number of toys have gone missing from a hospital A&E department.

An “independent and active” grandfather from Thetford died after his emergency operation was cancelled because two other patients needed the procedure, an inquest heard.

West Norfolk’s main hospital is in a good position to cope with the challenges ahead this winter.

A Norfolk hospital has seen an unexpected spike in the number of patients over the last six months.

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

On March 22 Richard Mayes had travelled to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and agreed to turn off the life support for one son.

Two women dressed as giant daisies completed The Great North Run to help raise funds for a six-year-old with quadriplegic cerebral palsy.

Supporters from across Norfolk have excelled themselves by reaching a £50,000 hospital appeal target to help elderly and vulnerable patients.

Bed blocking at two of the region’s hospitals has risen in the latest figures released by NHS England.

Investigations are continuing into the incident in North Lynn week which left six people in hospital.

An ambulance was called to Lady Anne Drive in Holkham after a member of the public was injured on Holkham beach.

The parents of a teenager who died following a crash on the A134 at Mundford have paid tribute to their son’s “cheeky smile” and “quick witty sense of humour”.

A Wisbech man who launched “a malicious and brutal attack with a hammer” during a row over drugs has been found guilty of murder.

It was 20 years ago a leading health researcher made a gloomy prophecy about the future of Norfolk’s busiest hospital.

A community project to help raise funds for a quadriplegic six-year-old has reached as far as the United States.

Patients’ confidential details have been left in a restaurant, found on pavements and emailed to the wrong people in hundreds of data protection breaches in Norfolk and Suffolk’s NHS.

Emergency services have attended three car accidents in the Wells area in the space of 24 hours.

Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision in Wells and are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Fund raising events held at the Downham Home and Garden store have raised more than £9,000 for cancer care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A Norfolk man died five days after allegedly being subjected to a “malicious and brutal” attack with a hammer, a jury has heard

A woman became trapped after her car overturned in Melton Constable this morning.

A woman who was the victim of a fail-to-stop collision died of multiple injuries, a coroner has found.

When Andy Gerber from Kings Lynn visited his dentist in November 2016 with a suspected abscess he had no idea what lay ahead for him and his family over the next nine months.

Children under the age of 12 will no longer be allowed to attend pregnancy scans at the region’s largest hospital, in order to help the sonographer do their job.

The region’s NHS trusts have seen a huge increase in research activity in the last year, according to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today.

Criminal investigations into a lorry driver involved in a fatal road accident in west Norfolk have been dropped, an inquest review has heard.

The people who make Norfolk’s NHS function have opened their hearts about the “constant battle” they face to keep services afloat.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which left a woman in a critical condition.

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a collision with a car on the A149 south of Hunstanton.

Years of hard work have paid off for doctors and nurses at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after gaining a top quality rating.

A King’s Lynn estate agency has raised hundreds of pounds for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A muzzled dog had to be rescued from a car after it was left in 31C heat for almost two hours.

All of the region’s accident and emergency departments have beat the national average in the level of satisfaction from inpatients.

A quick-thinking hospital porter has been praised for helping to deliver a baby girl.

Health chiefs have today agreed to press ahead with the closure of the Fermoy Unit in King’s Lynn.

A pensioner did not let his recent diagnosis with diabetes stop him from winning a European Championships sailing title.

An ambulance was involved in a crash near Narborough while on the way to a 999 call.

A new £4m in-patient unit for mental health patients could be built in West Norfolk, alongside proposals to expand services.

Two cyclists have been taken to hospital following a collision with a car in which the driver failed to stop.

The number of nurses coming to work in our region from the European Union has fallen, hospital leaders have said.

A woman was taken to hospital following a crash in west Norfolk yesterday afternoon.

Monica Roe vowed to look after her husband, William, in sickness and in health when they married 35 years ago. She is now his full-time carer, despite needing care herself.

A man who admitted to racially harassing two nurses who were treating him has been ordered to pay more than £500 in fines and costs.

Paul Coulten is hosting a picnic with a difference in his garden.

A pioneering consultant surgeon who set up one of Britain’s first breast care units has died at the age of 81.

An inquest has opened into the death of a husband who died after his car was in a crash in a Norfolk village.

The man who died after his car ploughed into a ditch beside the A134 has been named today.

Hospital bosses have pledged to improve communication after a woman gave them a candid snapshot of the care they gave two members of her family.

A Heacham man has thanked staff at the West Norfolk Breast Unit by raising nearly £3,000 by scaling Mount Kilimanjaro.

A hospital IT team has been praised for how it handled the cyber attack which hit the NHS two weeks ago.

Flowers have been left at the scene of a fatal crash, which happened when a car left the road and ploughed into a ditch.

Police and event organisers will meet tomorrow to discuss security around next month’s Take That concerts at Carrow Road in Norwich.

A man suffered serious facial injuries in an incident in King’s Lynn.

A focus was placed on the needs of people with dementia and their carers during a conference at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The new chief executive of a Norfolk hospital says teamwork is the key to moving forward.

Police in King’s Lynn have launched an investigation after a man was found with serious facial injuries in Hillington Square.

A campaign to encourage elderly patients to be more independent has helped to halve the time they spend in hospital.

A woman rushed to hospital in a “critical” condition after collapsing with a suspected heart attack.

The effects of a large-scale cyber attack are still being felt throughout the region’s NHS services today, as healthcare providers try to get back on their feet.

Patients are being urged to attend appointments as normal at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Police have arrested a patient who was being treated in hospital - on suspicion of racially abusing the staff who were trying to help him.

All weekend appointments booked at the James Paget University Hopsital (JPUH) in Gorleston have been cancelled after the hospital was hit by a massive cyber attack.

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital after falling from a height in a west Norfolk village.

A midwife is supporting the fundraising to help a terminally ill four-year-old boy make treasured memories with his family.

Nursing superheroes at a Norfolk hospital are being celebrated this week.

Bus company staff took part in a blindfolded experiment to find out the challenges faced visually-impaired passengers on public transport.

The new chief executive of a Norfolk hospital admits it faces “substantial challenges” over the coming months.

More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

Apart from one four-year blip in New Labour’s 1990s heydays, North West Norfolk has remained true blue for donkey’s years.

A group of runners from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are GEAR-ing up to raise money for elderly patients.

Youngsters and older patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital have been tucking into Easter Eggs thanks to generous groups in the community.

Relatives are urged to do their bit to help hospital staff fight a major healthcare issue facing elderly patients.

West Norfolk has some of the highest rates of heart disease in the country, say organisers of an event to teach people about the condition.

A new training programme will enable more mums to give birth at home and cut the number who need caesarians.

A man who had to be brought back from death 16 times after suffering an heart attack has thanked the medics and hospital which cared for him.

Patients at a Norfolk hospital will benefit from new equipment costing more than £100,000 thanks to fund raising volunteers.

Hospital staff have been warned they face being reprimanded if they fail to look after confidential patient information.

A man has been injured after falling from a first floor window at an address in Stoke Ferry.

Volunteers in West Norfolk were celebrated for their selfless efforts at the Mayor’s Civic Awards for Voluntary Service 2016.

A pensioner was taken to hospital after being knocked over by a mobility scooter in Fakenham.

Hardworking staff and dedicated volunteers at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital were praised by a Royal visitor.

Visitors to a Norfolk hospital are being asked to take extra care after a norovirus outbreak in the wider community.

A couple who have been raising funds in memory of their late son have given almost £200,000 to the hospitals which cared for him.

Police were called to Sluice Road, St Germans on Sunday, March 26, around 10.15pm, to reports of a woman in the river.

Deconditioning Syndrome is an important issue facing older patients, who can lose the ability to do everyday tasks as a result of prolonged periods of inactivity.

New Heacham Manor captain Simon King teed off his big year in style by recording a hole-in-one.

The going was good for a Snettisham family who took to the race course in memory of a popular wife and mother who died from cancer.

Stroke care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn is now listed in the top 20pc of services in the country.

Patients and visitors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are being warned of traffic disruption.

A 79-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a van in King’s Lynn has died.

King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is one of West Norfolk’s biggest business rates payers, new figures reveal.

“Your mother is a bed blocker. She is blocking a bed that someone else needs more than she does.”

Students at the College of West Anglia’s King Lynn campus have raised £130 for a hospital appeal.

A new midwife-led maternity service has been set up for mums who want to give birth at home.

The Salon at the College of West Anglia King’s Lynn campus has raised £130 for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Excel Appeal.

A new NHS apprenticeship scheme to help people achieve their dreams of becoming Registered Nurses received an excellent response at its launch.

Life is going to be made easier for new and expectant mothers by an electronic patient record system being introduced to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A new apprenticeship scheme which offers qualifications equivalent to a foundation degree is being launched in west Norfolk to help the next generation of nurses achieve their career aspirations.

A Wisbech man was remanded in custody until March 27 when he appeared at Cambridge Crown Court today (Mon) charged with murder.

A new apprenticeship scheme is being launched to help the next generation of nurses achieve their dream career.

Line dancers have honoured a friend who lost her battle to cancer by raising more than a thousand pounds for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon.

King’s Lynn Mart will be closed tonight due to safety concerns surrounding Storm Doris.

A double decker bus overturned in strong winds in Walton Highway leaving passengers with minor injuries.

A double decker bus was overturned by strong winds in Walton Highway.

A tree has been knocked down by strong winds outside the ambulance station at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

New hope has been given to breast cancer patients after a hi-tech surgical X-ray machine was installed at a Norfolk hospital to help people beat the deadly illness.

Patient-facing NHS trusts across Norfolk and Waveney are set for a £52.7m overspend as pressure continues to mount on local services.

Students are offering people the chance to get a full hairdressing treatment in a bid to raise money for their local hospital.

Doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital have completed a three-day advanced trauma life support course to hone their lifesaving skills and increase confidence in dealing with serious injuries.

He spent more than 20 years as a naval officer, during which he navigated warships, but now the next challenge for Jon Green is to steer a challenged hospital through extremely choppy waters.

A baby and a three-year-old child were badly beaten and taken to hospital in two separate cases which have exposed further concerns into how authorities in Norfolk protect the county’s most vulnerable children.

A mum has welcomed to her home the 999 air ambulance crew that only a few days earlier had helped save the life of her newly born daughter Daphne.

Two new CT scanners are being installed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

One of the region’s hospitals looks set to borrow more than £20m from the Department of Health (DOH), to help plug a financial shortfall.

Residents of a village have raised £600 for a hospital appeal.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn has stood down its internal critical incident after a spike in patient admissions earlier today.

A woman was taken to hospital after hitting her head on the ground in an altercation in King’s Lynn.

A young mother has told how a trip to the supermarket almost ended in tragedy when her three-year-old son was hit by a car.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail-to-stop collision in which a three-year-old boy suffered a broken leg.

A community has dug deep in memory of a much-loved postwoman to raise money for a local hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash which happened in Harpley on Sunday.

A man has written a second book to raise more money for a hospital in his wife’s memory.

The parents of a ‘miracle baby’ who survived despite being born 17 weeks premature have thanked charity Norfolk Blood Bikes for their live-saving service.

Former Big Brother winner Josie Gibson underwent a tummy tuck at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital to get rid of her 6lb ‘belly blanket’.

A new year has dawned on an NHS which is rarely out of the headlines. But what are the key issues facing the health service in our region? Health correspondent Nicholas Carding explains what to expect in 2017.

NHS managers are appealing to patients to get treatment from elsewhere as staff grapple with record numbers of patients visiting the region’s A&E departments.

Families in Norfolk are celebrating an extra special start to 2017 after becoming parents on New Year’s Day.

Emergency services were called to three crashes on Norfolk’s roads which left a number of people needing hospital treatment.

Sick children spending the festive period in hospital have been given an early Christmas present, thanks to members of a King’s Lynn networking group.

A coroner wants lessons to be learned after a 23-year-old man was knocked down and killed while walking home in the dark after consuming alcohol.

TREVOR HEATON tells the story of the B1145, the unsung Norfolk road that has 2,000-year-old roots.

Organisers of a Christmas lights campaign in Elm have stepped in to support the victim of last night’s armed robbery at the village store.

A patient at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn who had to wait 20 hours and 25 minutes in Accident and Emergency was an anomaly, the hospital has said.

Flames tore through their 1920s semi-detached property in Chapel Road on Saturday night.

A woman in her 80s has died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash on the A149 at Snettisham on December 1.

A completely refurbished training centre has been officially opened at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

Cancer patients in parts of East Anglia are waiting longer for life-saving treatment than people in neighbouring areas, this newspaper can reveal today.

Sadie Boyce was left with broken glasses and a swollen eye after she tripped on an uneven section of brick paving on the Upper Market.