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Buffalo stance on King’s Lynn hospital’s big appeal

A West Norfolk and Fenland philanthropic organisation is giving Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Wheel Big Appeal a push.

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David Bretton with daughters Sally Reid and Claire McDermid in the new relatives room

New relatives room in memory of cancer patient at King’s Lynn hospital

Family members will now be able to spend time with patients being treated at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a new relatives room.

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Dentists.

Views sought on dental care in West Norfolk

A series of consultation events will take place around West Norfolk next week to discuss ways of improving dental care for young people.

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The opening of the new Pets at Home store in Haverhill, Suffolk.
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Free workshops to teach kids in King’s Lynn about caring for wild birds

Parents in Lynn are being given the opportunity to take their children to a series of fun, free wild bird workshops at Pets at Home, to support the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch survey this month.

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County Hall Norwich

Children’s services in West Norfolk told they still need to improve

Children’s services in West Norfolk have been told they still require improvements despite having already made positive moves for change.

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Dr Paul Williams, chairman of West Norfolk CCG.

West Norfolk health group ‘working hard’ to turn around projected £10m deficit

An authority which funds health services in West Norfolk could lose its powers if it fails to turn around its £10m deficit.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital - King's Lynn

Millions paid over mistakes by NHS bodies serving West Norfolk, new figures show

More than £24 million in damages and legal costs has been paid out for medical mistakes by health bodies serving West Norfolk over the last five years, new figures show.

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Welney Wash Road

Welney drivers keep flooding their engines

A motorist had to be rescued from the flooded Wash Road in Welney this week – the latest driver to fall foul of the conditions there.

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Ann Banyard with her injury, Fairstead Est, King's Lynn

Family’s anger as Gaywood crime victim dies without receiving compensation for injuries

A woman who was badly hurt when she was pushed to the ground by a fleeing shoplifter in Lynn died without ever receiving compensation for her injuries.

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An example of the robot - the Automated Dispensing System (ADS) - which will soon be part of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital's pharmacy department. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Robot capable of dispensing medication in seven seconds to be installed at King’s Lynn hospital

Medication is set to be dispensed in just a matter of seconds thanks to a new robotic system coming to Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Wife Sue’s stroke spurs Steve to put on Gedney fight night fundraiser

Amateur boxers will be putting on their gloves for a charity fight night at Gedney Victory Hall on Saturday.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital , King's Lynn

South Wootton fundraiser is boxing clever to say thanks for wife’s stroke care

A husband is staging a charity boxing evening this weekend in support of Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital after his wife was treated there following a stroke.

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Swaffham Community Hospital.

Swaffham Community Hospital closes to new admissions after cases of flu

Swaffham’s Community Hospital has been closed to new admissions due to a small number of patients being treated for flu.

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New Chief Executive at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn. Pictured Jon Green.

‘Please attend as normal’, King’s Lynn hospital tells outpatients

People scheduled to have outpatient appointments at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) are being urged to attend as normal, despite winter pressures on the NHS.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital , King's Lynn

King’s Lynn hospital chiefs back cuts to sugary drinks

Following the announcement that sugary drinks will be banned from hospitals if sales are not reduced, officials at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital have said they “fully support” the plans.

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Members of Tydd St Giles golf ladies section hand over cheque for �1,428.73 to the Cancer Care and Treatment Centre at King's Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Ace effort by the golfing ladies for King’s Lynn hospital

Members of Tydd St Giles Golf Club donated a cheque for £1,428.73 to the Cancer Care and Treatment Centre at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Norfolk Hospice helpers receive awards of thanks for voluntary help

Norfolk Hospice helpers receive awards of thanks for voluntary help

A group of volunteers have been honoured for decades of loyal service to the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.

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Family donating game consoles to Lynns Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Rudham Ward.

Snettisham family develops playroom in King’s Lynn hospital children’s ward

Brothers and sisters who visit their unwell siblings in Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital now have game consoles to play with, thanks to a Snettisham family.

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‘Busiest Christmas’ for East of England’s ambulance service

Residents in West Norfolk are being urged to use 999 wisely as the East of England’s Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) continues to experience a huge surge in demand during the festive break.

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Marilyn OConnell, Elaine Rudd, Wendy Martell, Kay Shambrook, Mandy Smith, Sally Attwell, Stephanie Smith, Alex Aves

Donation thanks West Norfolk Breast Care Unit

The West Norfolk Breast Care Unit has benefited from four ladies who successfully raised £785 in just two hours.

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