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NNUH launch #iCare social media campaign to mark Dementia Awareness Week   24 April 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is promoting awareness and understanding of dementia by launching the #iCare social media campaign.
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NNUH to launch new ‘bedtime snacks’ initiative for patients with Diabetes   23 April 2015
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has launched a new ‘bedtime snacks’ initiative to aid inpatients with diabetes. This follows research showing that snacks before bed can reduce the number of hypos or low blood sugars people with diabetes have overnight which then shortens their hospital stay.
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Local Hospital Best in UK for Volunteering   20 April 2015
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Volunteers service has become the first organisation in the UK to achieve re-accreditation of the prestigious Investing in Volunteers quality standard for the fourth time.

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Norfolk fundraisers donate £100,000 to support prostate cancer treatment   14 April 2015
The Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group (NWPCSG), has contributing the sum of £20,000 for the benefit of local patients with prostate cancer during their Annual General Meeting held on 13 April at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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Visitors to NNUH are asked to avoid wards affected by Norovirus   11 April 2015
The highly contagious norovirus stomach bug is currently circulating widely in the community, and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is restricting visiting to its wards to help protect patients.
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Conference on biofilms   10 April 2015
Consultants from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH) and scientists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are hosting the first international conference focussed on biofilms in prosthetic joint infection next week.
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A Century of Service with the NHS   09 April 2015
Two Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital staff are retiring after nearly 100 years of work between them in the NHS.
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Children at NNUH in for an ‘egg-scellent’ Easter   02 April 2015
Young patients staying at the Jenny Lind Childrens’ Hospital at NNUH will be treated to a ‘cracking’ Easter after generous companies and organisations have given gifts of chocolate eggs.
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NNUH patients celebrate 1,200 years of success   02 April 2015
More than 1,200 years of successful diabetes management were recognised and celebrated by patients with diabetes at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on Wednesday 1st April.
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NNUH Staff Awards open for nominations !   01 April 2015
Patients from across Norfolk are being asked to nominate the health professional or hospital team who has gone the extra mile in providing their care at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital or Cromer Hospital.

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Could you be a Patient Research Ambassador?   01 April 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit at least two volunteer Patient Research Ambassadors who will play a key role in the clinical research taking place in their community.
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NNUH Children and Young people with Diabetes invited to ‘pump it up’ at an ‘Insulin Pump Fair’   31 March 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Jenny Lind Children’s Diabetes team is running its sixth Insulin Pump Fair on Tuesday 31st March.
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Local Firefighter Boxing Match Benefits Babies   31 March 2015
Local fire fighter Alan Nicholls will be taking on the Norfolk Constabulary in his final boxing challenge to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fund, part of the hospital charity.
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Joint win for hospital teams in preventing blood clots   30 March 2015
Two teams from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have won a joint award in the Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) category at the British Journal of Nursing awards.
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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 27 March 2015   25 March 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 27 March 2015 at 09:00am. There will be an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.
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Get ahead of the professionals – ride the Tour of Britain Route for Charity!   20 March 2015
The NNUH charity is encouraging cyclists of all abilities to join their annual bike ride on 6th September 2015.
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Award winning NNUH Apprenticeship Team   19 March 2015
Staff from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have won two categories at the Norfolk and Suffolk Practice Education and Learning Support Awards 2015.
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Emmie Rae’s Special Gift   19 March 2015
To thank the N&N who gave their daughter Emmie Rae the gift of life, a local Norwich family have presented a cheque of £7,000 to the hospital following their tremendous fundraising efforts.
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Norfolk Pharmacist will be at Forefront of Ebola Fight   11 March 2015
A pharmacist from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is off to Sierra Leone to play a vital role in the fight against Ebola.

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N&N Makes Pledges for NHS Change Day   11 March 2015
Staff at one of the region’s largest hospitals are all set to carry out caring pledges they have made for todays NHS Change Day.

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Celebrations for Miracle Miles   11 March 2015
A generous Norfolk family is raising money for Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Buxton Children’s ward as they hold a 1st birthday party for little miracle Miles Skinner.
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New Apprenticeship offers work across Health and Social Care in Norfolk and Suffolk   10 March 2015
For the first time ever, the NHS and Social Care in the east of England have come together to offer apprentices the chance to work across both health and social care within the same programme.
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NNUH to host Apprenticeship Twitter Q&A   05 March 2015
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Career Development Co-ordinator, Annie Cook, will be on hand to answer your questions on apprenticeships within the NHS, in particular apprenticeship options at NNUH, on Monday 9th March 4pm – 5pm.
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Cromer Friends brighten up paediatric patients’ experience   02 March 2015
The Cromer Community & Hospital Friends have recently purchased £250 worth of new toys for the Minor Injuries Unit at Cromer & District Hospital.
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital back national social media campaign   27 February 2015
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is backing the national campaign which encourages NHS staff introducing themselves to patients in their care by greeting them with the phrase “hello my name is”.
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£518 raised in Serco’s 24hr cycling challenge   26 February 2015
Serco has raised £518 for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Charity Trust after cycling 620.32 miles in 24 hrs. The funds were specifically dedicated to the Holt Ward’s new 1950s style sitting room and the Respiratory Equipment Fund.

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New Norwich unit provides ‘stepping stone’ service   17 February 2015
A new 24 bed Health and Social Care Reablement Unit, called the Henderson Unit, has been set up in Norwich to help patients recover after a period of ill health in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH). The Unit provides an intermediate facility that provides a link directly with community services.


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Serco’s 24hr cycling challenge   12 February 2015
Serco is helping to raise money for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Charity Trust. The funds will be specifically dedicated to the Holt Ward’s new 1950s style sitting room and the Respiratory Equipment Fund.
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Patients get support to help prevent a repeat of a diabetes emergency   05 February 2015
The Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) has teamed up with the region’s ambulance service to help patients with diabetes when they experience a hypo because of very low blood sugar levels.

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Have your say on quality of hospital services   05 February 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is inviting the public to give views on its priorities for improving the quality of care in the year ahead.


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Nurse Launches Fundraising For Fifties Sitting Room   04 February 2015
A hospital Sister is hoping to take her patients back to memories of the Fifties by raising funds for a 1950s themed day room to help patients with dementia in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.


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NNUH backing “Be Clear on Cancer” campaign for Oesophageal and Gastric cancer   02 February 2015
The 2015 national “Be Clear on Cancer” campaign is focussing on oesophageal and gastric cancer. Mr Edward Cheong, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s Oesophago-gastric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, and Upper GI Cancer Lead is backing the campaign on behalf of his top cancer centre team.
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NNUH to launch ‘Dignity Shorts’ Pilot on Dignity Day   30 January 2015
As part of Dignity Action Day, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is introducing ‘Dignity shorts’ onto its Wards.
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A special 'out-back' delivery   29 January 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s KNIT4NICU campaign has not only inspired the Norfolk’s dedicated knitters, but now also those in the Southern Hemisphere too!
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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 30 January 2015    29 January 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 30th January 2015 at 09:00am. There will be an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.

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Wanted: People Who Make A Difference   27 January 2015
A hospital charity is seeking new Trustees so that it can expand and help even more patients and families.

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NNUH learning disability nurse nominated as Rising Star   01 July 2014
Tara Webster, Acute Liaison Nurse for Learning Disabilities, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is a finalist for a prestigious national award which showcases the excellent work nurses carry out every day.

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