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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Building Bridges for West Norfolk Young Carers

West Norfolk Young carers have recently successfully completed the West Norfolk Carers (WNC) Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers Life Skills Course.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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East of England Ambulance Service launches new dementia strategy

An ambitious strategy has been launched by the region’s ambulance service to improve the care and experience for people with dementia.

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King’s Lynn hospital to hold Disney-theme ball

The glitz and glamour of Disney will be coming to Lynn in a bid to raise thousands of pounds to buy vital new equipment for children’s A&E.

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QEH to reinstate home births service next year

Expectant mothers in West Norfolk, Fenland and South Lincolnshire will be able to give birth in their own homes from next year.

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Business in King’s Lynn asks for One Warm Coat to keep people warm this winter

Business in King’s Lynn asks for One Warm Coat to keep people warm this winter

A car wash in Lynn is asking customers to bring in ‘One Warm Coat’ this week to give to homeless people in West Norfolk.

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QEH department needs volunteers

A busy service at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is appealing for volunteers to join their ranks.

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Wheelchair appeal reached in just a day

Christmas has come early for a West Norfolk mum after an appeal to raise money for a new wheelchair reached its target in just a few hours.

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Putting best foot forward for World Prematurity Day

Children who were born prematurely and their parents joined nurses at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in putting their best feet forward to mark World Prematurity Day.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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King’s Lynn osteopath struck off for sexually inappropriate conduct

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), the UK regulator for osteopaths, has removed James Kemp, of Lynn, from its register.

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Public to get a say on the future of public toilets in West Norfolk

Parish councils, town councils and West Norfolk residents are due to have their thoughts heard on plans for the future of public toilets.

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Mother’s plea for help to fund wheelchair

A wheelchair-bound mum with a deteriorating spine condition is appealing for help in a last bid to alleviate her pain and transform her life.

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Breathe Easy group visits King’s Lynn employees

Breathe Easy group visits King’s Lynn employees

In order to support the health and well-being of Bespak employees, representatives from Breathe Easy, in Lynn, together with COPD nurses from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital were invited to visit their Bergen Way site.

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£12k spent on improving King’s Lynn’s Fermoy unit

Some £12,000 is to be spent on upgrading a suite at the Fermoy unit in Lynn for those suffering from a mental health crisis.

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MP unveils new-look stroke unit at King’s Lynn hospital

MP unveils new-look stroke unit at King’s Lynn hospital

The new-look stroke unit at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital has been formally opened following a 10-week refurbishment programme.

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VIDEO: Food business in King’s Lynn employs falconry to keep pests at bay

A food business in Lynn has employed an unusual method of alleviating problems with pests at its 30 acre site.

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