Health & Fitness

Norfolk's hospital beds are reaching stretching point.

Number of bed blockers on rise as Norfolk’s hospitals reach stretching point

Thousands of healthy patients are taking up beds in the region’s stretched hospitals each month because of delays getting them discharged – and that number is on the rise.

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Lisa Christensen has stepped-down as non- executive director on the board of the Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust.

Norfolk’s former children’s services chief Lisa Christensen resigns from latest role

Norfolk’s former director of children’s services has resigned from her latest role after one month in the job.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett. Photo: Bill Smith

Extra £250,000 to tackle drug and alcohol issues in Norfolk

Groups across Norfolk that help tackle and raise awareness of drug and alcohol issues are set to share in a £250,000 pot, after successfully bidding for funding.

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General view of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital at Colney; April 2009; NNUH / Hospital / Colney / Parking / A & E; Picture: James Bass; Copy: Rebecca Gough; For: EN News; Evening News © 2009  (01603) 772434

Graphic: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital misses a key cancer target

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The region’s biggest hospital is continuing to miss key cancer treatment targets, but death rates from the disease have fallen everywhere in Norfolk – apart from Great Yarmouth.

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Staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are set to go on strike on Monday.

“Staff need to be treated well” - NHS workers to strike in Norfolk and Suffolk on Monday

Hundreds of NHS staff in Norfolk and Suffolk are expected to strike on Monday, although health chiefs expect few patients to feel the effects.

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