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New relocation idea for King’s Lynn doctors’ surgery revealed

A Lynn doctors’ surgery can become a “one-stop shop” for local health services if relocation plans are implemented, managers claimed yesterday.

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King’s Lynn hospital bosses seek help to keep elderly patients moving

King’s Lynn hospital bosses seek help to keep elderly patients moving

Hospital bosses in Lynn are appealing for help to get elderly patients moving along the road to recovery.

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Day in the life of Norfolk’s social workers

Social workers at Norfolk County Council, who work with vulnerable children, young people and adults, are hosting a special Twitter day today, to encourage greater awareness of the work they do.

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South Wootton nurses given awards for A17 life-and-death struggle to save boys

Two nurses from Lynn and have been awarded life-saving honours for helping to save the lives of two young boys in a fatal road accident on the A17.

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Red bags to provide vital new care link at King’s Lynn hospital

Red bags to provide vital new care link at King’s Lynn hospital

A new pilot project, which aims to improve emergency care for elderly patients, has been launched at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Dale Fisher who has had a kidney transplant from his mum Lynne Fisher,

King’s Lynn mother gives son second gift of life with new kidney

A Lynn woman has given her son the gift of life twice over – after donating a kidney.

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Doctors, nurses and therapists on West Raynham Ward, who have achieved the A rating.

King’s Lynn hospital’s stroke team get A-rating

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

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Jack and Daphne Hart at Downham Grange care home

1952 cake lives again at Downham Market 65th wedding anniversary celebrations

It was a case of bake to the future as Jack and Daphne Hart’s wedding cake was painstakingly re-created for their 65th anniversary.

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Roadworks due at QEH

Maintenance work is likely to cause traffic disruption at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital later this month, officials said yesterday.

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Family tackles Fakenham Racecourse trip for Doreen

Family tackles Fakenham Racecourse trip for Doreen

The going was good for a Snettisham family who honoured their late wife and mother’s memory by completing a charity walk at Fakenham Racecourse.

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Staff at Downham Grange celebrate their 'Good' CQC report, with manager Peter Barlow in suit, front right. Picture: SUBMITTED.

Delight after Downham Market care home’s ‘good’ inspection report

Staff at a care home in Downham are celebrating receiving an overall ‘good’ rating after an inspection in January.

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Karen Crocker, chief operating officer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn

King’s Lynn hospital issues urgent appeal as A&E numbers spike

Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital today issued an urgent appeal to the public after a big spike in numbers of people coming to the A&E department.

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Purple4Polio crocuses planted by Downham Rotary which are now in bloom at the Amien Garden next to Downham town traffic lights. Photo: SUBMITTED.

A purple patch to dispatch polio in Downham Market

Purple crocuses which were planted in Downham last autumn in support of an international campaign have now begun to show their colour.

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World Book Day charity fundraising event at Scrivens opticians Norwich Street Fakenham 
Staff involved in name the Fox competition from LtoR, Jessica Holland, Laura Bardwell, Clare Stringer

Fakenham opticians eye up a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

A Fakenham opticians eyed up an excellent fundraising idea by hosting a charity book sale on World Book Day to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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King’s Lynn students excel for hospital appeal

King’s Lynn students excel for hospital appeal

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

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New electronic records system launched in King’s Lynn hospital maternity unit

New electronic records system launched in King’s Lynn hospital maternity unit

A new electronic records system for mothers giving birth at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is being launched today.

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New calls to secure Fakenham care unit

Reform of health services in the Fakenham area will improve patient care, despite new fears for the future of the town’s NHS beds, officials have insisted.

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David Isbell is pictured with his daughter Lauren, who is one of the acts performing at Dersingham Sports and Social Club on Sunday, April 30.

Dersingham gig will pay back NHS

A man from West Norfolk who is being treated for cancer has organised a gig to give something back to Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Pictured are Clinical Coordinators Kayleigh McCourt and Lauren Carey, who are currently studying to become Registered Nurses

Next generation of nurses to be found by new scheme in King’s Lynn

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

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STORM LATEST: Police issue travel warning as 11 are hurt after bus blown over by Storm Doris

STORM LATEST: Police issue travel warning as 11 are hurt after bus blown over by Storm Doris

A bus which overturned in Walton Highway has left 11 people with injuries this afternoon (Thursday, February 23).

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