October 1 2014 Latest news:
A health watchdog has pledged to keep a close eye on the performance of Norfolk’s biggest hospital after its chief executive admitted that the standard of care was not what she would expect for her loved ones.
Stories about a Norfolk pensioner’s six hour wait for an ambulance and concerns about increased pressure on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have highlighted further cracks in the NHS. But how worried should we be? Health correspondent ADAM GRETTON reports.
Some of the projects that bring young and older people together in Norfolk were celebrated yesterday at the launch of an event aimed at promoting the positive aspects of ageing.
The region’s ambulance service has been urged to put a stop to “unacceptable” delays after a 90-year-old woman was left crying in pain for more than six hours while she waited for an ambulance.
Vulnerable patients are set to get extra support after more than £500,000 was invested to hire more mental health staff at two Norfolk hospitals.