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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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From left: Dexter Ward and Madison Ellington. Photo: SUBMITTED.

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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Expert praise for King’s Lynn hospital’s elderly care programme

Expert praise for King’s Lynn hospital’s elderly care programme

Lynn hospital staff have been praised for their efforts to help elderly patients get back on their feet.

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Hospital Buddy Support. 100th Journey. Pictured  centre front Clair Ensom with volunteers at Swaffham Commnity Centre.

Swaffham hospital transport scheme reaches 100 journey milestone, but officials say more drivers are needed

A transport scheme that helps elderly people get to medical appointments in the Swaffham area has celebrated its 100th journey with a plea for more helpers to get involved.

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Hannah Palfrey (29) Speaking out against cuts to "Together UK" wellbeing worker / mental health services.

King’s Lynn woman ‘terrified’ at prospect of mental health support cuts

A woman from Lynn has described cuts to a mental health service in West Norfolk as “devastating”.

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Nurse recruitment fall ‘not down to Brexit’ - King’s Lynn hospital bosses

Tougher rules, rather than a reaction to Brexit, are behind a fall in the numbers of nurses from the European Union seeking work in Britain, Lynn hospital bosses say.

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David’s Dersingham music night boosts King’s Lynn cancer unit

David’s Dersingham music night boosts King’s Lynn cancer unit

A West Norfolk cancer patient raised £2,000 at a gig to give something back to the medical staff who have treated him.

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Robbie Ferri of King's Lynn attepting to break World Record.

Gaywood man attempts bike world record

A Gaywood man is attempting a self-supported, ultra-distance cycling race across Europe to prove to himself that he “can do it”.

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West Norfolk Carers hope to benefit from £3 million fund

West Norfolk Carers hope to benefit from £3 million fund

West Norfolk Carers is 
appealing for votes to secure their share of a £3 million fund.

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Downham baby is maternity unit’s 500th new arrival at King’s Lynn hospital

Downham baby is maternity unit’s 500th new arrival at King’s Lynn hospital

A baby from Downham was nearly a week later than her due date for a very good reason after becoming the 500th baby born at the Midwife-led unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Julie Shipp Completes her 500km static bike ride for Norfolk Hospice Tapping Hoiuse. Pictured in centre Julie Shipp with her family and friends. at the Oasis Lesisure Centre Hunstanton.

Terrington St Clement woman raises funds for West Norfolk hospice

A woman from Terrington St Clement has completed a 500km cycling challenge to raise funds for a local hospice.

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West Norfolk students support King’s Lynn hospital

West Norfolk students support King’s Lynn hospital

Student hairdressers from the College of West Anglia hosted a day of gents’ haircuts to raise money for the Excel appeal at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The students got their hands on the hair of the college’s principal David Pomfret along with KLFM presenters Ben Norris and Simon Rowe and members of the public.

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Babingley members create happy memories

Babingley members create happy memories

After a year fundraising activities, Babingley Social Club members and committee were able to present a cheque for £1,138 to The Happy Memories group, which is for dementia suffers and their carers.

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Views of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The Sandringham Hospital.

Inspectors give King’s Lynn hospital ‘good’ rating

A hospital in Lynn has been rated as good following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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