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Daisy inspires hospital staff to be Divas

A group of Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff have raised more than £900 to support vulnerable patients.

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Director of Millsopps Dale Newson, left, with Sister Phulmattie Mohan at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Estate agents boost King’s Lynn hospital ward

A Lynn estate agents has raised hundreds of pounds to support frail patients at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Millsopps, based in King Street, has raised £700 for the Excellence in Elderly Care (ExCel) Appeal to support vulnerable and frail patients at the hospital.

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Cancer advice available during charity visit to Swaffham

Cancer advice available during charity visit to Swaffham

A charity will be offering advice and support on issues relating to cancer during a visit to Swaffham later this week.

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More Norfolk people than ever alive because of transplants, but more donors still needed, says report

More people are alive in Norfolk because of organ transplants than ever before, new figures have revealed.

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Family of King’s Lynn woman plea for former workers to come forward

The family of a Lynn woman who believed washing her first husband’s dirty overalls led to her development of asbestos-related cancer are seeking justice.

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King’s Lynn hospital porter praised for help to deliver baby in corridor

King’s Lynn hospital porter praised for help to deliver baby in corridor

A quick-thinking porter has been praised for helping to deliver a baby girl outside the lifts at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Launch of new reading for long-term conditions scheme at King's Lynn Library 
Community Librarian Alison Thorne with some of the books for the launch

West Norfolk libraries launch scheme to help long term conditions

Libraries across West Norfolk are launching a new reading scheme today to help people suffering long term health
conditions.

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Lions and Lioness groups from across Norfolk present cheques to QEH Chief Executive Jon Green (centre)

Groups raise thousands for new cancer equipment at King’s Lynn hospital

A number of Lions groups in West Norfolk are set to leave a lasting legacy after raising funds for hospital chemotherapy equipment.

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Race for Life Pictured in front Teacher Calum-Crome Russell with Fairstead Primary School Year 4,5,and 6 pupils

Fairstead Primary School Race for Life

Fairstead Community Primary and Nursery School raised awareness and funds for Cancer Research UK by partaking in Race for Life.

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GV of  St James Medical Practice, County Court Road, King's Lynn

Councillors seek re-think over King’s Lynn doctors’ surgery move

Plans to move a Lynn doctors’ surgery out of the town centre could be “detrimental” to patients’ health, members of a council committee have warned.

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Region’s mental health trust named among worst for out-of-area placements

Mental health patients in Suffolk and Norfolk are being forced to seek treatment away from home in higher numbers than almost anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.

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Volunteers donate equipment worth thousands to King’s Lynn hospital

Volunteers donate equipment worth thousands to King’s Lynn hospital

Community midwives have thanked volunteers who have donated £11,000 worth of equipment to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Foodbank in need of new premisis. Pictured volunteers at their current address  Red Cross Austin Fields KL FLtoR Naomi Day. Lewis Palmer. Mick Webster. Maarten Klem.

Relocation is on the menu for King’s Lynn Foodbank

An essential service in Lynn is in desperate need of a new home after it was told the building it is homed within is to be sold.

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Baby Food Brand Piccolo visit Morrisons King's Lynn Pictured in centre Alice Fotheringham  with Anna Hallard from Heartbeeps and parents

Nutritionist visits King’s Lynn’s Morrisons store to give parents advice on weaning

A nutritionist from leading baby food company Piccolo was at Lynn’s Morrisons store on Wednesday to help support parents worried about weaning their babies.

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King’s Lynn hospital staff ‘delighted’ to receive further funding for A&E

Officials have welcomed further government funding for the accident and emergency department at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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£4 million plan to move King’s Lynn mental health beds revealed

£4 million plan to move King’s Lynn mental health beds revealed

Plans for a new, £4 million mental health inpatient facility in Lynn, which would replace the town’s existing Fermoy unit, have been outlined.

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Madison, from Denver, set to lose locks to raise funds for charity

A seven-year-old girl is to have her luscious locks chopped off to raise awareness of a condition which affects one of her friends.

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Each room in the Norfok Hospice has its own private patio area with access to landscaped gardens

Hillington hospice opens new rooms

The Norfolk Hospice Tapping Househas opened its inpatient unit, meaning that for the first time the terminally-ill can stay overnight.

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