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Press releases June 2012

Press releases June 2012

Last updated: 2012-07-18

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Press releases July 2012

NCH&C press releases for July 2012.

Last updated: 2012-09-02

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Event to remember loved ones this Christmas

A special event will be held this weekend for people and families who have lost a loved one over the last year. While many people will be looking forward to spending time with their family and friends this Christmas, for some it will be the first Christmas since the death of a loved one.

Last updated: 2012-09-21

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First patients admitted to state-of-the-art hospital

The very first patients will be admitted to a brand new, state-of-the-art hospital unit in north Norfolk when it opens its doors for the first time tomorrow.

Last updated: 2012-05-28

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Public invited to NHS Trust’s AGM and ‘Healthier Fair’

People are being invited to find out more about the community-based NHS services provided in Norfolk by coming along to a health fair at the end of September. The event will be officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Ralph Gayton, and will be held on September 26.

Last updated: 2012-10-24

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Your chance to become a Governor at local NHS Trust

People are being invited to find out more about the community-based NHS services provided in Norfolk by coming along to a health fair at the end of September. The event will be officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Ralph Gayton, and will be held on September 26.

Last updated: 2012-10-24

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Art exhibition to showcase how children’s communication can be sure of ‘getting through’

Smokers across Norfolk are being encouraged to make a pledge to quit smoking during October, as part of a national campaign called Stoptober. The campaign is being supported in Norfolk by local stop smoking service, Smokefree Norfolk.

Last updated: 2012-10-24

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Chance for people in south Norfolk to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

Smokers across Norfolk are being encouraged to make a pledge to quit smoking during October, as part of a national campaign called Stoptober. The campaign is being supported in Norfolk by local stop smoking service, Smokefree Norfolk.

Last updated: 2012-10-24

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Chance for people in Broadland to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

Smokers across Norfolk are being encouraged to make a pledge to quit smoking during October, as part of a national campaign called Stoptober. The campaign is being supported in Norfolk by local stop smoking service, Smokefree Norfolk.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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New ‘breastfeeding café’ to launch in Old Catton

A new support group will shortly launch in Old Catton with the aim of providing expert information and advice to mothers who are breastfeeding or intending to breastfeed.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Chance for people in Breckland to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

People in Breckland are being given the opportunity to become more involved in the future of the NHS in Norfolk, by putting themselves forward to become a Governor.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Apprentice Jack picks up award

A member of staff from a local NHS Trust has picked up a prestigious award for his work as an apprentice.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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New project to ensure children’s communication needs are met

A new project launches this week which will offer training to playgroup, nursery and school staff to ensure children in Norfolk are able to access the best possible speech, language and communication support.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Chance for people in west Norfolk to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

People in west Norfolk are being given the opportunity to become more involved in the future of the NHS in Norfolk, by putting themselves forward to become a Governor.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Drive to eliminate pressure ulcers

Health and care staff from across Norfolk have renewed their commitment to reducing the number of avoidable pressure ulcers among local patients. The pledge has been reasserted ahead of World Stop Pressure Ulcers Day, which takes place on November 16.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Chance for people in north Norfolk to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

People in north Norfolk are being given the opportunity to become more involved in the future of the NHS in Norfolk, by putting themselves forward to become a Governor.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Chance for people in Great Yarmouth to become a Governor of their local NHS Trust

People in and around Great Yarmouth are being given the opportunity to become more involved in the future of the NHS in Norfolk, by putting themselves forward to become a Governor.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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NHS Trust narrowly misses out on award after developing services at local Children’s Centres

A local NHS Trust has narrowly missed out on a prestigious award after working to further improve the services on offer at local Sure Start Children’s Centres.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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Supporting families of children with complex health needs ‘every step of the way’

A brand new information and advice pack will launch next week to offer further improved support to families in Norfolk who have children with complex health needs.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Community NHS Trust’s staff named ‘NHS Heroes’

Staff from Norfolk’s community-based NHS Trust have been named ‘NHS Heroes’, as part of a national campaign to recognise exceptional people within the health service.

Last updated: 2012-11-23

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Financial expert joins NHS Trust as a non-executive director

A local NHS Trust has been further strengthened after welcoming a new member to its Board. Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) has appointed Neil Harrison, a qualified accountant, as a Non-Executive Director (NED).

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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People urged to keep warm and keep well as colder weather sets in

NHS Norfolk and Waveney are urging elderly and vulnerable people in particular to take extra steps to help protect their health as conditions become more wintery.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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NHS staff awarded prestigious ‘Queen’s Nurse’ title

Two members of staff from a local NHS Trust have been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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NHS Trust receives national award for reducing carbon footprint

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) has been named the Most Sustainable NHS Organisation in the Country in the Public Sector Sustainability Awards 2012.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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Fun is seriously good for your health!

A team of Swaffham nurses and therapists have been hailed as being ‘seriously good for your health’ after injecting some fun into the rehabilitation of their patients.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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'Remember the new 111 number over Christmas' urge doctors

Doctors are reminding members of the public to use the new 111 helpline phone number over the festive period for urgent healthcare queries.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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Dedicated podiatrist steps forward to support vulnerable people at Christmas

A caring and committed podiatrist from a local NHS Trust will be caring for homeless and vulnerable people this Christmas. Julie Thompson, 47, is a trained podiatrist from Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) and has volunteered to support the Crisis at Christmas project in London.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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City Reach staff supporting homeless and vulnerable people this Christmas

While many people may see December as heralding the coming festive season, for staff at a local NHS service, it marks the beginning of a period when the care they offer can be particularly life-saving. The team of GPs, nurses, health visitors and support workers at City Reach Health Services, which is provided by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) provide care to people in and around Norwich who may otherwise choose not to - or find it difficult to - engage with local care services.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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Local health professionals share palliative care expertise with patients in Ethiopia

Two health professionals from Norfolk have returned home after providing palliative care to patients in Ethiopia. The visit was arranged as part of Priscilla Bacon Centre’s ‘twinning’ arrangements with charitable organisation, Hospice Ethiopia, which provides care to patients who are coming to the end of their lives in an urban African setting.

Last updated: 2012-12-28

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Dereham Hospital ward to reopen after undergoing extensive refurbishment

Patients in south Norfolk will soon benefit from expert care services within a modern clinical environment, following the completion of a refurbishment programme at Dereham Hospital.

Last updated: 2013-01-15

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Graham to enjoy well-earned day off at the match

An avid football fan and busy dad has won tickets to see Norwich City versus Newcastle United, at Carrow Road, after signing up to support a local NHS Trust. Graham Freeman, 57, from Norwich, has won a pair tickets and a VIP match day experience after his name was randomly selected as the winner of a competition organised by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C).

Last updated: 2013-01-15

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Two new appointments bring in further expertise at NHS Trust

Derek Allwood and Professor Ian Harvey have joined Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) as Designate Non-Executive Directors.

Last updated: 2013-01-15

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NHS Trust’s staff hailed as ‘snow angels’

The hard work and dedication of staff from Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) has meant that they have overcome the challenges posed by the recent snow and ice and service disruption has been kept to a minimum.

Last updated: 2013-02-05

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Caring NHS staff give a warm bed and a hot meal to patient left stranded by snow

A man from Norwich has praised the care he received from NHS staff at a local community hospital after they rescued him from being stranded by the snow

Last updated: 2013-01-28

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More than 500 years’ dedication to local patients celebrated

The commitment of staff from a local NHS Trust has been celebrated, with recognition going to those who have spent much of their careers caring for patients in Norfolk.

Last updated: 2013-02-01

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