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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 25 July 2014   23 July 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 25th July 2014 at 09:00am. There will be an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.


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Starlight Summer Panto brings sunshine to young patients at NNUH   21 July 2014
This summer, Starlight Children’s Foundation will bring a big dose of sunshine to poorly children at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) when its amazing pop-up pantomime pays a visit.

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For consecutive year junior doctors rate NNUH best in the East   21 July 2014
For the second year running, junior doctors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have rated it highest for overall satisfaction in the East of England in a national training survey.

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Results of Governor elections at NNUH   10 July 2014
Nine new Governors have been appointed to the Council of Governors for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH). Seven of the Trust’s existing governors have also been re-elected.

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Summer fete at Cromer Hospital this July   09 July 2014
The Cromer and District Hospital will be holding its annual summer fete on Saturday 19th July 2014 from 1.00pm to 4pm in aid of Cromer Community and Hospital Friends.

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The 99.9 kilometre Charity Bike Challenge!    08 July 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is urging all budding cyclists across Norfolk to join their annual bike ride on 31st August 2014, to raise money for the hospital charity.

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Our Big Gig comes to NNUH   07 July 2014
Patients, visitors and staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will be treated to a day of music on 11th July as Our Big Gig comes to the hospital.

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Sculpture honouring organ donors arrives at NNUH   04 July 2014
On Monday 7th July 2014 a specially commissioned sculpture, which aims to honour and remember every patient who has saved and transformed the lives of others through organ donation, will be delivered to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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Local hospital staff humanitarian mission   03 July 2014
Two members of staff from the Cardiology department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have volunteered for the British Society of Echocardiography’s humanitarian project in Cape Town, South Africa, this August. The project aims to provide screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease.

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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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Saying Thank You for Beatrice   30 June 2014
On 12 July a team of 20 cyclists will set off on a 22 mile bike ride from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital to Quidenham Hospice.

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New seating helps patients navigate busy eye clinic    27 June 2014
New colour coded seating has been installed in the Eye Clinic at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) thanks to a donation of £20,000 from the Friends of NNUH.


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Governors meet on Thursday   24 June 2014
Governors will receive an update on how the Trust is performing on standards of care, waiting times and finance.
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Breast feeding volunteers celebrate helping over 400 women   23 June 2014
Earlier this year a group of 25 volunteers joined ten others who have been recruited to help provide breastfeeding support to new mothers at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). Since January, over 400 women have been given help and support with breastfeeding from this group of specially trained volunteers.

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New woodland walk opens at NNUH   19 June 2014
A new woodland walk has just opened at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, after a group of volunteers created a path through the trees which surrounds the site. The volunteers were drawn from the hospital staff and volunteers, Serco staff, Norfolk County Council’s Trails team, plus staff and students from Easton and Otley College.

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Local Dad Tackles Ride for His Baby Boy    16 June 2014
Local dad Tapiwa Kundoro is organising a bike challenge for his family and friends in a bid to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Going Hula for Cancer    12 June 2014
Nanna Lay, President of East Point Rotary Club, is playing with fire to raise money for a local hospital charity.
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Hospital staff tackle ‘Three Peaks’ for Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal    10 June 2014
A team of 13 hospital staff will be tackling the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales in just 24-hours to raise money for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal.


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Summer Fun at Hospital Fete from the Tardis to Antiques!   02 June 2014
There is something for everyone at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Fete!

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Bishop of Norwich Open Garden in aid of the Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal    30 May 2014
One of the Bishop of Norwich's private garden open events in 2014 will be in aid of the Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal and is being organised by the Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group (NWPCSG).


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Dad’s get tough for babies   30 May 2014
Chris Bradworth is taking on a 12 mile obstacle course in the Tough Mudder challenge in a bid to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Norfolk and Norfolk University Hospital (NNUH).


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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 30th May 2014    28 May 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 30th May 2014 at 09:00am. There will be an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.

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Charity Classic Car Fun Day   28 May 2014
Norwich Classic Vehicle Club has organised a Classic Car Fun Day on 1st June 2014 to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.


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New Podcasts for Patients with Diabetes   27 May 2014
A series of free podcasts by the Diabetes department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has been launched to help improve people's self-management of their own diabetes.

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NNUH first acute hospital to use electronic musical record with patients who have dementia   22 May 2014
NNUH is the first acute hospital in the country to use an electronic musical record, called Musical Mirrors, to help staff communicate and reminisce with patients who have dementia.


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Deadline for governor applications at NNUH    22 May 2014
Potential candidates have until 28th May to put their name forward as a governor at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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NNUH backs dementia awareness week   20 May 2014
During Dementia Awareness Week – 18th to 24rd May - the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is highlighting environmental improvements to the ward which specialises in the care of patients with dementia, training opportunities for staff, and information for patients, carers and families.


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NNUH hosts international Microsurgery Conference   15 May 2014
Consultants from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) are hosting an international conference in reconstructive microsurgery next week.

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Chance to win £10,000 in sponsored hospital technology idea competition   14 May 2014
Budding inventors from across the region are being given the chance to win £10,000 in a competition looking for the best new technological innovation which could transform patient care and/or the working lives of clinicians at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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New building for cancer treatment to be formally opened    14 May 2014
The new radiotherapy cancer treatment building, the Winterton Unit, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be officially opened next week on the 20th May by His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO.

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Rate of survival figures for trauma patients treated at NNUH best in the region    09 May 2014
New figures show a rise in the number of patients treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital who survive after trauma.


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Specialist Surgery for lung cancer patients now offered at NNUH   08 May 2014
Specialised video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is being offered to lung cancer patients at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) after a successful pilot. Thoracic surgery at the NNUH is available to lung cancer patients who attend the NNUH, James Paget University Trust Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at Kings Lynn, an estimated population of 1.5 million.

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NNUH Nurses and Midwifes Celebrate International Nurses Day    06 May 2014
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) will be celebrating International Nurses and Midwives Day this year at both hospitals to recognise the amazing caring work nurses do and the pride they take in their profession.

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Governors sought by Norfolk’s biggest NHS Foundation Trust    02 May 2014
Potential candidates will have the opportunity to put their name forward as a governor at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 12th May when elections start for 13 public governors.
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Onesie Walk for local children’s hospital   01 May 2014
Norvic clinic staff Adam Simmons and Stretch Heskett are organising a “Onesie Walk” for the second year running to raise money for the Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital. After several members of their team had personal experience of how important the hospital’s work is in saving lives on a daily basis, they put the event together and last year raised 1400.

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New support group for patients with respiratory conditions   01 May 2014
A new patient support group for people affected by pulmonary fibrosis is meeting at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital this weekend.

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Hospital expert talks about respiratory illnesses    28 April 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is holding a talk for the public about respiratory conditions from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday 1st May in the Hospital’s Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre.


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NNUH radiographer takes on Seven Day Epic Challenge   23 April 2014
A radiographer from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is taking part in a 1400km cycle ride from Barcelona to Box Hill this May to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.


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Governors meet on Thursday   22 April 2014
The next meeting of the Council of Governors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital takes place from 2pm to 4pm on Thursday 24th April 2014.
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National Inpatient Survey Findings Published   08 April 2014
The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) 2013 inpatient survey shows the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has improved patient experience significantly compared to last year.
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