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Pensioner with stroke symptoms waits 90 minutes for ambulance

Pensioner with stroke symptoms waits 90 minutes for ambulance

Pensioner with stroke symptoms waits 90 minutes for ambulance

Care home staff had to wait an hour and a half for an ambulance after telling 999 operators they believed one of their residents was having a stroke.


Author of police abuse report becomes chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS trust

Author of police abuse report becomes chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS trust

Author of police abuse report becomes chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS trust

Zoë Billingham's report into how police abuse their positions for sexual purposes has received renewed attention following the murder of Sarah Everard


Retired doctor releases novel about the dangers of water pollution

Retired doctor releases novel about the dangers of water pollution

Retired doctor releases novel about the dangers of water pollution

A retired doctor has tackled the dangers of water pollution in her debut novel – and its links to the rising prevalence of Parkinson’s disease.

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Family’s anger as mental health trust misses target

Family’s anger as mental health trust misses target

Family’s anger as mental health trust misses target

A man, whose 81-year-old mother-in-law died in 2019 during a 200-mile journey to find her a suitable bed, claims the trust is not fit for purpose.


GP surgery given six months to improve or face closure

GP surgery given six months to improve or face closure

GP surgery given six months to improve or face closure

The surgery has been placed under special measures after a report highlighted a multitude of safety issues.


Mental health hospital shut down following damning report

Mental health hospital shut down following damning report

Mental health hospital shut down following damning report

A mental health hospital has been shut down after a recent inspection brought to light a number of damning incidents of malpractice.


Trio of mums encouraging people to shake off lockdown weight

Trio of mums encouraging people to shake off lockdown weight

Trio of mums encouraging people to shake off lockdown weight

Three mums are encouraging people to shake off the pounds they put on during lockdown, as they prepare to relaunch their weight loss groups.


Tax hike ‘not enough’ to fix social care crisis, claims Council boss

Tax hike ‘not enough’ to fix social care crisis, claims Council boss

Tax hike ‘not enough’ to fix social care crisis, claims Council boss

The Government’s new health and social care tax to pay for reforms to the NHS and care sector, may not be enough, a senior figure has warned.


Gym staff take on mammoth 24-hour workout for charity

Gym staff take on mammoth 24-hour workout for charity

Gym staff take on mammoth 24-hour workout for charity

Two gym employees undertook a mammoth 24-hour workout challenge last week, with a little bit of help from their customers.


Leisure centre rated excellent for Covid security measures

Leisure centre rated excellent for Covid security measures

Leisure centre rated excellent for Covid security measures

The centre has been rated as excellent for the Covid security measures it introduced in response to the pandemic.


Staff isolation leaves elderly and sick patients stood in queues for prescriptions for more than an hour

Staff isolation leaves elderly and sick patients stood in queues for prescriptions for more than an hour

Staff isolation leaves elderly and sick patients stood in queues for prescriptions for more than an hour

Patients are being forced to queue for more than an hour a pharmacy struggles to cope with the number of staff in self-isolation.


Staff found asleep on the job as inspectors brand hospital 'inadequate'

Staff found asleep on the job as inspectors brand hospital 'inadequate'

Staff found asleep on the job as inspectors brand hospital 'inadequate'

Government inspectors found staff at a mental health hospital asleep on the job, and have threatened to hold its management to account.


Pink Ladies Tractor Run returns this weekend – raising more than £750,000

Pink Ladies Tractor Run returns this weekend – raising more than £750,000

Pink Ladies Tractor Run returns this weekend – raising more than £750,000

The iconic Pink Ladies’ Tractor Road Run will return in style this weekend as it continues towards its ultimate goal of raising £1 million.


Vaccination hub in urgent need of volunteers

Vaccination hub in urgent need of volunteers

Vaccination hub in urgent need of volunteers

A vaccination centre is urging more volunteers to come forward to help with a stewarding shortage.


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