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New boss of King’s Lynn hospital sets out vision for the future

Despite there being a “number of challenges” to face in his role, the new chief executive of Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital has insisted it is a “strong base to build upon”.

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Day Club and Lunch to mark Dementia Awareness Week at Emmerich Court King's Lynn. Pictured back row  fourth Simon Rowe (KLFM) King's Lynn Mayor Carol Bower. with staff and some residents.

West Norfolk Mayor attends lunch to mark Dementia Awareness Week

Emmerich Court Day Club, run by Carers Trust Norfolk, welcomed new West Norfolk borough mayor Carol Bower, social care partners and guests for lunch on Tuesday to mark national Dementia Awareness Week.

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King’s Lynn midwife’s head shave for terminally ill Jac

King’s Lynn midwife’s head shave for terminally ill Jac

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

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Work of King’s Lynn nurses to be celebrated

Work of King’s Lynn nurses to be celebrated

Lynn’s nursing superheroes who go the extra mile to make a huge difference to the lives of both patients and families will be recognised today.

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Guide dog campaign event with Stagecoach staff and drivers

Blind training at King’s Lynn bus station

Transport workers in Lynn have been given a new insight into the problems faced by their blind and partially sighted passengers.

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West Norfolk cancer survivor thanks doctors with fundraiser

West Norfolk cancer survivor thanks doctors with fundraiser

David Isbell knew he could depend on his friends and supporters when the cause is a worthy one.

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King’s Lynn hospital boss pledges to listen in new role

King’s Lynn hospital boss pledges to listen in new role

The new boss of Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) took up his post today with a pledge to listen to the views of both staff and patients.

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Home birth system at King’s Lynn hospital praised by mum

Home birth system at King’s Lynn hospital praised by mum

Good or bad, a mum’s birth experience is something that stays with her for life.

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Parkinson's sufferer Sharon Pope is doing a sponsored walk at Blicking

Swaffham’s Sharon fights back after Parkinson’s diagnosis at 43

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s is devastating at any stage of life, but even more so when you are only 43.

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Abbie Divers has launched an appeal to save her dog Wally who has a prostate tumour.

Plea for help to raise funds for Wally’s life-saving op

Dogs are often described as ‘man’s best friend’ and for one Lynn woman who has launched an appeal to save hers, that is certainly the case.

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Road blocked after paramedics called to treat man in King’s Lynn

Road blocked after paramedics called to treat man in King’s Lynn

Paramedics were called to assist a man with chest pains in Lynn this afternoon.

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King’s Lynn hospital workers GEAR-ing up for 10k

King’s Lynn hospital workers GEAR-ing up for 10k

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

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Trevor’s thanks to medics who saved him 16 times at King’s Lynn hospital

A man who had to be resuscitated 16 times in his own home has thanked the medical teams who helped him back to health.

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Easter Sunday Baby Louis Evans delivered by nana Cheryl Vine at their home in Stoke Ferry. 
LtoR, Carly Rolph (mum), Cheryl Vine (nana), Michael Evans (dad), with baby Louis Evans

An Easter gift for Stoke Ferry pair as son born at home

A West Norfolk family got an Easter surprise when a baby had to be delivered at home on Sunday.

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Egg-celeration as Gladiators Club supports King’s Lynn hospital

Egg-celeration as Gladiators Club supports King’s Lynn hospital

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

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Wisbech man thanks the medics who saved him 16 times

Wisbech man thanks the medics who saved him 16 times

A Wisbech man who had to be resuscitated 16 times in his own home has thanked the medical teams who helped him back to health.

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King’s Lynn hospital to host advice session on avoiding heart disease

A free event will take place at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital next month in a bid to raise awareness of the dangers of coronary heart disease and what can be done to prevent it.

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Left to Right: Gemma Smith (Stroke Association), Worshipful Master John Raynor (St. Winnolds Lodge), Vikki Thornton (stroke survivor), Janet Westcombe (Chair of Downham Stroke Group) and Richard Stock (Norfolk Freemasonry Charity Steward)

Downham Market stroke group receive donation

A stroke support group in Downham has received a boost thanks to a local organisation.

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Fun day to open new Sure Start Centre, Walpole Road, North Lynn

Street party atmosphere to mark children’s service’s new venue in King’s Lynn

Hundreds have come together to celebrate the opening of a new Sure Start Children’s Centre in Lynn this week.

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