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Rethink urged over Fairstead surgery closure fears

Rethink urged over Fairstead surgery closure fears

Rethink urged over Fairstead surgery closure fears

22 February 2019

Health bosses have been urged to rethink the future of a Lynn doctors’ surgery which is feared to be at risk of eventual closure


Patients and councillors back bid to save King's Lynn doctors' surgery

Patients and councillors back bid to save King's Lynn doctors' surgery

Patients and councillors back bid to save King's Lynn doctors' surgery

19 February 2019

The company which runs the Fairstead Surgery says it is planning a public consultation on its future, but campaigners fear that will lead to the axe


New Downham Market care home manager brings dog Hugo in for pet therapy

New Downham Market care home manager brings dog Hugo in for pet therapy

New Downham Market care home manager brings dog Hugo in for pet therapy

16 February 2019

The new management team at Downham Grange care home has really given residents paws for thought.


Friendship Group of 10 ladies raises nearly £800 for Queen Elizabeth Hospital Breast Care Unit

Friendship Group of 10 ladies raises nearly £800 for Queen Elizabeth Hospital Breast Care Unit

Friendship Group of 10 ladies raises nearly £800 for Queen Elizabeth Hospital Breast Care Unit

15 February 2019

A Friendship Group of 10 ladies, who meet for lunch each month, has raised hundreds of pounds in aid of breast cancer patients


Residents in West Norfolk rally round to add ‘Hope for Heather’ in support of Downham Market woman

Residents in West Norfolk rally round to add ‘Hope for Heather’ in support of Downham Market woman

Residents in West Norfolk rally round to add ‘Hope for Heather’ in support of Downham Market woman

14 February 2019

Residents in West Norfolk have been rallying around to support a Downham woman who has a rare type of cancer.


New bosses 'confident' King's Lynn hospital will improve

New bosses 'confident' King's Lynn hospital will improve

New bosses 'confident' King's Lynn hospital will improve

12 February 2019

Members of the new management team at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital have said they are "determined" to get it out of special measures.


Fakenham set to stage Friday fixture as racing shutdown is lifted

Fakenham set to stage Friday fixture as racing shutdown is lifted

Fakenham set to stage Friday fixture as racing shutdown is lifted

12 February 2019

Concerns had been raised about the potential impact of a third successive meeting being cancelled


New device invented at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to save lives

New device invented at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to save lives

New device invented at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to save lives

12 February 2019

Doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s critical care unit invented a device to prevent rare arterial line errors called the Arterial Glucosave.


King's Lynn Macmillan needs someone to fill the chair

King's Lynn Macmillan needs someone to fill the chair

King's Lynn Macmillan needs someone to fill the chair

10 February 2019

Today, mention Macmillan and there are few people who have not had their own experience of the charity and the support it offers people with cancer.


Fakenham racecourse bosses fear financial losses from equine flu outbreak

Fakenham racecourse bosses fear financial losses from equine flu outbreak

Fakenham racecourse bosses fear financial losses from equine flu outbreak

08 February 2019

British racing is currently suspended because of the outbreak


Widow’s renewed anguish five years after husband's death at King's Lynn hospital

Widow’s renewed anguish five years after husband's death at King's Lynn hospital

Widow’s renewed anguish five years after husband's death at King's Lynn hospital

08 February 2019

A widow has accused Lynn hospital bosses of failing to learn lessons from the death of her husband, almost five years after he died.


Still time to nominate individuals from West Norfolk for nursing's top awards

Still time to nominate individuals from West Norfolk for nursing's top awards

Still time to nominate individuals from West Norfolk for nursing's top awards

05 February 2019

Awards are open to nurses, healthcare assistants and students


‘Wonder woman’ climbs Kilimanjaro to give back to West Norfolk Breast Care Unit

‘Wonder woman’ climbs Kilimanjaro to give back to West Norfolk Breast Care Unit

‘Wonder woman’ climbs Kilimanjaro to give back to West Norfolk Breast Care Unit

02 February 2019

A woman from Lynn has scaled the tallest free-standing mountain in the world to give back to the hospital unit which supported her.


South Wootton woman felt 'robbed of her life' after injury at hospital, inquest hears

South Wootton woman felt 'robbed of her life' after injury at hospital, inquest hears

South Wootton woman felt 'robbed of her life' after injury at hospital, inquest hears

01 February 2019

A South Wootton woman said she felt she had been “robbed of her life by a negligent nurse” after she was injured in hospital, an inquest has heard.


Data shows one in 15 newborns ‘under weight’

Data shows one in 15 newborns ‘under weight’

Data shows one in 15 newborns ‘under weight’

01 February 2019

One-in-15 babies in West Norfolk are born underweight, new figures show


Brain injury service opens up for extra day in King's Lynn to meet increased demand for support

Brain injury service opens up for extra day in King's Lynn to meet increased demand for support

Brain injury service opens up for extra day in King's Lynn to meet increased demand for support

30 January 2019

The service at South Lynn community centre will now open on three days a week


Family of former King's Lynn surgeon helps to shine new light on breast care

Family of former King's Lynn surgeon helps to shine new light on breast care

Family of former King's Lynn surgeon helps to shine new light on breast care

29 January 2019

Current staff have welcomed the contribution made in memory of one of their predecessors


Free mini checks and advice offered at health MOT day at Downham Market Library

Free mini checks and advice offered at health MOT day at Downham Market Library

Free mini checks and advice offered at health MOT day at Downham Market Library

26 January 2019

Residents were able to find out if their health was on track thanks to a free event at Downham Library last week.


National scheme hopes to boost trainee GP numbers in West Norfolk

National scheme hopes to boost trainee GP numbers in West Norfolk

National scheme hopes to boost trainee GP numbers in West Norfolk

25 January 2019

West Norfolk is set to benefit from a national scheme to recruit trainee GPs to work in areas where vacancies are hardest to fill.


West Norfolk business offers dog cuddles to combat loneliness

West Norfolk business offers dog cuddles to combat loneliness

West Norfolk business offers dog cuddles to combat loneliness

25 January 2019

Volunteering to cuddle furry four-legged friends may sound like a dream to many, and a dog sitting service is offering just that to combat loneliness.


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