Health

Health

Ambulance flying squads aim to keep 999 crews moving

Five specialist teams have been set up by East of England Ambulance Trust to go to hospital emergency departments who keep 999 crews waiting.

News
Some of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's long service volunteer award winners and student volunteers

West Suffolk Hospital in national project to boost NHS volunteering

West Suffolk Hospital is one of 12 NHS trusts helping to create a national ‘best practise model’ for volunteers in hospitals.

News
Karen Nunn, Claire Bardsley, Christine Dinnage. Photo: Gordon Powles.

Colleagues lose locks in amazingly selfless act to stand with Redlingfield woman diagnosed with lung cancer

When Angie Bailey bravely faced chemotherapy and the prospect of losing her hair, her colleagues vowed to support her – by losing their hair too.

News
Attlleborough Academy students were given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety. Pictured is presenter and accident victim Thomas Semmons, Attleborough Sixth Form volunteer Elliott Lascelles and two members of the emrecency services from #Impact.

‘Moving’ lesson on road safety for Attleborough Academy Sixth Form students

Students at a Norfolk sixth form were “deeply moved” after being given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety.

News
Eye, Suffolk. Cake Sale in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance 10am-12pm outside the Handyman in Eye. and cheque presentation for �3800 to EAAA, which was raised through a charity ball on 21st October 2017 held at Eye Town Hall. Pictured are Bruce, Ruby, Sally and Rose Salter with Terry Wigg of EAAA.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

Eye family ‘forever grateful’ to the East Anglian Air Ambulance

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has benefited from a massive donation following a charity ball in Eye in October.

News
Ian Holt, who is wheelchair bound, has criticized Flagship Homes for not carrying out improvements to make his house fit for someone with disabilities. 




PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Wheelchair-bound Framlingham man ‘just wants some dignity’ in 15-year housing ‘fight’

Wheelchair-bound Ian Holt says he just wants some dignity – in what he claims is a 15-year battle with his tenancy provider to make his home meet his needs.

News
Hartismere Place, Eye.

Hartismere Place in Eye to host free information event on living with diabetes

Those living with diabetes are being offered the chance to learn more about the health condition with at a free information event later this month.

News
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

South Norfolk and Breckland councils aiming to bring hospital patients home sooner with new service

South Norfolk and Breckland councils are among five authorities working with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a bid to get patients home as soon as they are ready.

News
Julie Cave, chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

BREAKING NEWS: Two Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust directors quit after inspection criticism

Two senior directors of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), which was put into special measures for a second time last week, have resigned tonight.

News
West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds

Picture Mark Westley

West Suffolk Hospital patient records checked after discharge letter software error

More than 3,700 patients’ records are being checked after new software put the wrong medication details in hospital discharge letters.

News
Accident news.

BREAKING: Man dies after lorry collision in Attleborough

A man has died after a fatal crash involving a lorry in Attleborough this afternoon.

News
Jack Cook, who died from leukaemia

Former Stradbroke High pupil’s love of 80s music inspires fundraiser

Children with cancer are set to benefit from a community fundraiser in memory of a former Stradbroke High School pupil, who died from leukaemia.

News
Three hospitalised after Shelfanger crash

Woman suffers suspected neck and back injury after car accident in Shelfanger

A woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected neck and back injury after a crash in Shelfanger this morning.

News
No Caption ABCDE

Diss father to tackle obstacle course in memory of five-week old son

A Diss father is to take on a new fundraising obstacle course in memory of his son, Jake.

News
TEAM EFFORT: From left - Jo Grimmer, Annie Chapman and Laura Holland, of Cancer Research UK.

Good Evans, what a total – annual Pink Ladies Tractor Road Run gets BBC DJ’s attention as £56,000 donated to charity

The Pink Ladies and their tractors have done it again – raising tens of thousands of pounds for Cancer Research.

News
Police news

Police launch witness appeal after man suffers serious injuries to face and hip in Market Weston crash

A man suffered serious injuries to his face and hip after a two car crash in Market Weston on Tuesday evening.

News
THELNETHAM: Dangerous road - council dragging heels over repairs
High Street, Thelnetham
Darren Lewitt local resident shows how much the road has crumbled.
Picture Mark Westley

Thelnetham resident claims ‘dangerous’ pothole has been unrepaired for more than 10 months

A Thelnetham resident claims a dangerous hole in the village’s High Street has been left unrepaired for more than 10 months.

News
Eye, Suffolk. Eye Community Centre. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Councillors and police vow to tackle drug and anti-social behaviour concerns in Eye

Eye councillors and Suffolk Police have reassured residents they are trying to crack down on anti-social behaviour and drugs in the town.

News
Hartismere Hospital, Eye. Photo: Mecha Morton.

The Complementary Medicine Centre in Eye to close after 400 per cent rent hike claim

A medicine centre based at Hartismere Hospital in Eye is to close – claiming their rent is facing an increase of more than 400 per cent.

News
King's Head pub, North Lopham, A family fun day is happening, centered around a cheque presentation. The pool team has helped raise money for The Big C after Nelia Eagle was diagnosed with cancer. They wore pink t shirts and have been collecting money at their games.

New Buckenham cancer survivor ‘over the moon’ at fundraising total as pool team goes pink

A New Buckenham woman diagnosed with breast cancer says she is ‘overwhelmed’ with the public’s generosity – after her partner’s pool team went pink for a season.

News
Load more