Health & Fitness

Hannah Dedman, student nurse, nurse Lynne Evanson with the dignity shorts, Emma McKay, director of nursing, Kay Marrison, dignity champion and gastro matron, Catrina Rogers, nurse, and Beth Limmer.

Gown, gown, gone: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital brings in ‘dignity shorts’ to save patients’ blushes

Hospital chiefs are bringing in blue shorts for patients, in a trial that could see a regular alternative to the traditional gowns.

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Photo: Hugh O'Neill

Norfolk GP and former police doctor jailed for 12 years for subjecting girls to “terrifying” sexual abuse

A GP has been jailed for 12 years after a court heard he robbed two teenage girls of their childhood by subjecting them to “terrifying” sexual abuse.

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Entrance to the Potters Resort at Hopton.

Picture: James Bass

Nororvirus outbreak at Norfolk holiday resort

Guests at a Hopton holiday resort are being asked to wash their hands thoroughly after a norovirus outbreak.

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The N&N has set up a temporary urgent care centre to deal with demand over the last two winters. Photo: Bill Smith

Hospital gets underway with plans to double size of Norwich’s A&E

Health chiefs want to double the size of the biggest accident and emergency department in our area.

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Timber Hill health centre. 
Photo: Jerry Daws

Poll: Should Norwich GP surgeries open on weekends and evenings?

Patients in Norwich will get access to GPs during weekends and evenings if a bid for government funding is successful.

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