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12,000 women with undiagnosed breast cancer, warns charity

12,000 women with undiagnosed breast cancer, warns charity

12,000 women with undiagnosed breast cancer, warns charity

05 October 2021

Breast cancer screening services are overwhelmed and under-funded, says Breast Cancer Now, which estimates 12,000 women haven't been diagnosed.


Endoscopy unit receives state-of-the-heart equipment

Endoscopy unit receives state-of-the-heart equipment

Endoscopy unit receives state-of-the-heart equipment

05 October 2021

New equipment at endoscopy unit could prove a life-saver.


Charity opens therapy cabin

Charity opens therapy cabin

Charity opens therapy cabin

04 October 2021

It is a fruition of a dream and has been made possible by a generous donation.


Medical practice to Wear it Pink this October

Medical practice to Wear it Pink this October

Medical practice to Wear it Pink this October

02 October 2021

This month is time to show solidarity with those fighting breast cancer.


Queen Elizabeth Hospital draws lessons from pandemic in report

Queen Elizabeth Hospital draws lessons from pandemic in report

Queen Elizabeth Hospital draws lessons from pandemic in report

01 October 2021

Duty of Candour report is published today by health trust as it considers how hundreds of people caught virus on its wards.

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Popular nurse retires after half a century

Popular nurse retires after half a century

Popular nurse retires after half a century

30 September 2021

A nurse who has helped thousands over the years is to take a well-earned retirement.


Wereham coffee morning features giraffe

Wereham coffee morning features giraffe

Wereham coffee morning features giraffe

30 September 2021

Unusual raffle prize proved a winner all round for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Charity ceases annual Christmas Dinner Table appeal

Charity ceases annual Christmas Dinner Table appeal

Charity ceases annual Christmas Dinner Table appeal

30 September 2021

A long-standing seasonal fundraiser will not take place this year, the hospital League of Friends has announced.


Happy to Chat bench unveiled in Downham Market, as a place for people to talk about mental health

Happy to Chat bench unveiled in Downham Market, as a place for people to talk about mental health

Happy to Chat bench unveiled in Downham Market, as a place for people to talk about mental health

28 September 2021

The bench was opened by the High Sheriff of Norfolk.


GP face-to-face appointments have not returned to pre-Covid levels

GP face-to-face appointments have not returned to pre-Covid levels

GP face-to-face appointments have not returned to pre-Covid levels

28 September 2021

Overall contact between patients and GPs has increased, doctors' local ruling body reports, thanks to remote consultations.


Fear expressed at rise in suicide post-pandemic

Fear expressed at rise in suicide post-pandemic

Fear expressed at rise in suicide post-pandemic

28 September 2021

The county's mental health trust is to hold a suicide prevention event for farmers next month.


Children who eat more fruit and veg 'have better mental health'

Children who eat more fruit and veg 'have better mental health'

Children who eat more fruit and veg 'have better mental health'

27 September 2021

More than 8,500 schoolchildren helped researchers to identify the positive link between eating more fruit and vegetables and mental well-being.


Man tells of need to support Baby Loss Awareness Week after losing his son to leukaemia

Man tells of need to support Baby Loss Awareness Week after losing his son to leukaemia

Man tells of need to support Baby Loss Awareness Week after losing his son to leukaemia

27 September 2021

Next Monday is the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week and for one man and his family the event has a special poignancy.


Survey reveals that 99 per cent of patients waited under four hours in A and E

Survey reveals that 99 per cent of patients waited under four hours in A and E

Survey reveals that 99 per cent of patients waited under four hours in A and E

23 September 2021

The survey revealed a that high percentage of patients received quality care.


Awards hail best of the best at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Awards hail best of the best at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Awards hail best of the best at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

23 September 2021

Patients, their families and members of the community have a chance to vote for the winners in the annual QEH staff awards


Charity faces funding crisis

Charity faces funding crisis

Charity faces funding crisis

22 September 2021

A charity offering a lifeline in support services is struggling with the threat of closure by Christmas.


Woman whose baby was starved of oxygen at birth suing hospital

Woman whose baby was starved of oxygen at birth suing hospital

Woman whose baby was starved of oxygen at birth suing hospital

22 September 2021

A woman has told the Lynn News of the nightmare she suffered in labour and her frustration at getting a response to her compaints.


Stroke survivors reunite in person

Stroke survivors reunite in person

Stroke survivors reunite in person

21 September 2021

Lockdowns have kept them apart for 18 months so it was great for stroke survivors to come together.


Social care facing 'perfect storm' of problems, senior Norfolk official warns

Social care facing 'perfect storm' of problems, senior Norfolk official warns

Social care facing 'perfect storm' of problems, senior Norfolk official warns

21 September 2021

Norfolk County Council's head of adult social care says the scale of the challenges facing the sector is giving him "sleepless nights".


8:56 Foundation hosts successful launch to create support for mental health

8:56 Foundation hosts successful launch to create support for mental health

8:56 Foundation hosts successful launch to create support for mental health

20 September 2021

The tragic death of Lee Calton has prompted the formation of a foundation with the aim of raising awareness of mental health.


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