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A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

NHS organisations need to stop prioritising their own reputations over learning from patient deaths.

The region's ambulance trust plans to appeal a court decision in which staff won a landmark victory over holiday pay.

A mental health nurse who recommended fellow staff use force to subdue an aggressive patient with dementia has been suspended.

The new boss at the region's failing mental health trust has admitted he hears about the service's disastrous radical redesign "most days" as he set out his plans to turn fortunes around.

Governors at the region's mental health trust have demanded answers over why spending on children in London is more than three times that on those in the east.

Four deaths of patients with eating disorders are being linked to failings surrounding a 19-year-old Norwich student, a coroner's email has revealed.

Ukip leader Gerard Batten said the fishing industry meant Lowestoft was one of the areas which understood the impact of the European Union when he visited the town on Tuesday.

Ukip leader Gerard Batten said the fishing industry meant Lowestoft was one of the areas which understood the impact of the European Union when he visited the town on Tuesday.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A140.

A rally for pro-Remain party Change UK was full with standing room only on Saturday.

An East of England MEP has defended controversial comments by Ukip leader Gerard Batten describing Islam as a "death cult".

A raft of new candidates standing in the east of England ahead of European elections have been announced by pro-Remain party Change UK.

A father whose anorexic daughter's death was the subject of a national report into the treatment of eating disorders says no improvements have been made to eating disorder services across the country since.

Children in the east of England have the least money spent on their mental health care in the country, as some were having to threaten suicide to fight their way into treatment.

Scores of mental health patients in "acute distress" were sent out of Norfolk and Suffolk for care - despite five years of promises that the practice would end.

The new boss of the region's failing mental health has a difficult task in front of him - to turn around a trust first branded as inadequate four years ago and twice again since.

Dedicated staff who go the extra mile to provide mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have been celebrated during an awards ceremony.

Six fire engines were called to a house fire in Lowestoft tonight.

Norfolk communities have been left "disempowered" as windfarm developers have bypassed local concerns, an MP has claimed.

Support for people suffering mental ill health will be "beefed up" in the period following Brexit over fears of how it could impact them.

The region's air ambulance has launched an ambitious plan to become a 24/7 service provider by 2020.

A suicidal ambulance trust employee was threatened with legal action and the boss handling his dismissal said he wanted to "pummel" his viewpoint into him "with [his] fists".

A 15-year-old girl who was last seen at her home on Valentine's Day has gone missing.

"You have to wait for someone to recover or to die to get help."

A High Court judge has used Twitter to send a come home plea to a woman with links to King's Lynn who has gone missing with her three-year-old son.

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the "chaos and confusion must end" over the region's failing mental health care provision.

East of England MEP Stuart Agnew has been accused of getting "into bed with some very dodgy people" as he joined a new group in the European Parliament.

"Media hype" has been blamed for causing anxiety in those under the care of the mental health trust. Health and political correspondent Geraldine Scott says that's a denial of the issues at hand.

A senior manager at the region's mental health trust's troubled crisis service was previously dismissed from another NHS organisation for gross misconduct, it can be revealed.

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