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A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS.

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region’s mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

“I’m here to see the faces of those who let me down.”

These statistics lay bare the situation faced at the region’s mental health trust, as it has once again been placed in special measures.

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.

The region’s mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded “deeply disturbing” by MPs.

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

A number of people using mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have praised the care they receive despite a damning report from inspectors released today.

The latest report’s into the region’s mental health trust - which brands it unsafe and poorly led - is the worst it has received, campaigners have claimed.

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.

A motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer was told he was fit to work by benefits assessors despite his consultant telling him he would never work again.

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

The number of safety incidents reported at the region’s ambulance trust nearly doubled in the space of a year.

Couples in Norfolk and Suffolk are being turned down for fertility treatment because men are too old or overweight, it can be revealed.

The woman tipped to temporarily take the reins at the region’s ambulance trust when the service’s chief executive steps down has a history of turning around a failing hospital.

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

A controversial change to rotas at the region’s ambulance trust has been halted after staff raised concerns about the impact on their work-life balance.

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

Police have used stun guns to subdue mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk hospitals, it can be revealed.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a governor and help drive improvements.

The chairman of the region’s troubled mental health trust has announced he is stepping down.

Frontline staff at the region’s ambulance trust have launched a public petition in what they say is a bid to influence bosses.

Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.

A man who was evicted from an East Anglian hospital by court order after more than two years has died while on hunger strike back in a hospital bed.

The resignation of the boss of the region’s ambulance service has been met with a mixed reaction.

The region’s mental health trust is asking patients, carers, and the public to help celebrate staff by inviting nominations for two special recognition awards.

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