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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Hospitals in Norfolk experienced a reduction in thefts, according to figures from a Freedom of Information request.
New figures show that 20 thefts took place at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital last year, compared to 39 thefts at the Colney site in 2011. The hospital declined to say what items were stolen.
At the James Paget University Hospital, only eight thefts were recorded at the Gorleston site, compared to eight in 2011 and 16 in 2010. Items including shoes, a flatscreen television, lead roofing, money and clothing were taken from the hospital.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn experienced 14 thefts in 2012, compared to 30 the year before. Six bicycles, car, two purses or wallets, and money from a payphone were amongst the items stolen last year, according to the results from the FoI submitted by the EDP.