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King’s Lynn mental health facility plans to be considered by committee

Plans for a new mental health inpatient facility in Lynn have been submitted to West Norfolk Council’s planning committee.

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Appeal to reunite owner with ‘sizeable’ sum of money found at King’s Lynn hospital

Hospital officials in Lynn are hoping to reunite a member of the public with a “sizeable” sum of money.

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Fundraising for Mark's Cancer Treatment. Pictured FLtoR Son Olly Redhead. Mark Redhead. Justyna Redhead. At  their home in Grimston King's Lynn.

‘Spirits lifted’ after funds raised for Grimston man’s cancer treatment

A woman who has been fundraising for her husband’s cancer treatment has said the support they have received has been “amazing”.

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Family fun day at Marshland Resource Centre in West Lynn

West Lynn resource centre holds landmark open day

A short -breaks centre in West Lynn offering care which has received six outstanding Ofsted judgments is celebrating its 21st birthday.

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Work set to start on new clinical room at King’s Lynn hospital

Work set to start on new clinical room at King’s Lynn hospital

Building work on a new clinical room in the accident and emergency unit at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital will begin later this week, the trust has announced today.

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Air ambulance charities unite for vital cause

Air ambulance charities unite for vital cause

Four air ambulance charities have come together to raise awareness of the emergency pre-hospital care they bring to patients in need.

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King’s Lynn nursing home officials hit back at ‘lack of care’ claims

Officials at a nursing home in South Wootton have refuted allegations that residents at the facility are not getting the care they need.

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High Sheriffs celebration of volunteering at St Nicholas Chapel,

King’s Lynn celebration of volunteering.

They came from near and far across Norfolk and beyond to answer the call of the county’s High Sheriff James Bagge to celebrate volunteering.

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‘Biggest coffee morning’ in King’s Lynn to help raise cancer funds

‘Biggest coffee morning’ in King’s Lynn to help raise cancer funds

A fundraising group is set to hold Lynn’s “biggest coffee morning” next week to support those with cancer.

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Matthew Still (third from right) surrounded by family and relatives holds up the winning raffle ticket.   Others in the picture, from left - Reflections owner Michelle Mitchell, mother Linda Beech, grandmother Karen Beech, wife Leah and aunt Kirsty Beech MLNF17PB09801

Desperately-ill Sutton Bridge cancer victim has his benefits stopped

A cancer sufferer who has undergone three 15-hour operations since June, has been denied state benefits after he was told he was fit for work.

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Jon Green,  chief executive of Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust (centre) with Senior Healthcare Assistants starting a Nursing Apprenticeship.

King’s Lynn hospital welcomes first students on nursing apprenticeship scheme

The first recruits to a new NHS nursing apprenticeship programme have started work at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff raise donor awareness

As part of Organ Donation Week, staff at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are helping to raise awareness of the need for donors.

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Henry Bellingham attendes Lynn Breath Easy meeting. Pictured FLtoR Roger Smith. Rebecca Black. Sir Henry Bellingham. Pam Mohr. Gordon Crabb. Veronica Crabb. at Gaywood Church Rooms.

West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham urges residents to listen to their lungs

West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham is encouraging residents to take breathlessness seriously, in support a of British Lung Foundation (BLF)campaign.

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King's Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's Chief Executive Jon Green is supporting the campaign to raise awareness of organ donations. Photo: SUBMITTED.

West Norfolk residents urged to talk about organ donations

Families in Norfolk are being urged to talk about organ transplants after new figures show 50 people have died while on the waiting list in the county in the past 10 years.

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Amelia with her family and EEAST and NARs staff

Toddler ran over by ride-on lawn mover

A two-year-old who was run over by a ride-on lawn mower has been reunited with the paramedics from Lynn who saved her foot.

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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust appoints key worker to prevent suicides

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust appoints key worker to prevent suicides

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed a dedicated suicide prevention leader, helping to reduce the number of people who take their own lives.

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C&L Newsagents appeal to raise �3k to buy a defibrillator for the community
left to right Paul Hampson and Jamie Wylie

King’s Lynn newsagents make the news with community defibrillator appeal

A new business in Lynn is appealing for help to fundraise for a community defibrillator.

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From left: Richard Plagmann, pharmacist, with the team at Rainbow Pharmacy King's Lynn. Photo: SUBMITTED.

West Norfolk pharmacy teams’ hope for best ever flu jab season

As pharmacies in West Norfolk are starting to offer free NHS flu jabs for the winter season, teams are hoping it will be a record-breaking year.

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Downham Market super slimmer sheds down to half the size

A 56-year-old slimmer from Downham is half the man he used to be after losing an impressive 8st 7lbs.

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Pop-up-cafe for Parkinsons at Swaggham parish Church Rooms. Pictured in frontcentre Kecia Harris (Area Developement Manager) Parkinsons UK with volunteers.

Parkinson’s cafe pops-up in Swaffham

A pop-up cafe for Parkinson’s has landed at Swaffham Parish Church Rooms, offering patients and careers advice and information.

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