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One pound baby gives hope to other mums   04 August 2015
Poppy Huggins celebrated her third birthday in April after a difficult start in life when she was born at 25 weeks, weighing just one pound four ounces.
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NNUH announces interim Chief Executive   30 July 2015
Mark Davies has been appointed as interim chief executive of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and will take up his new role on the 4th of August.
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Director of Nursing gears up for charity bike ride   30 July 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital cycle challenge this year is one of its toughest and will see Director of Nursing Emma McKay training hard for the 100 mile challenge — her aim to tackle the course before the professionals!


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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public   29 July 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 31st July 2015 at 11am. The board will be joined by the Council of Governors where the annual report and accounts for 2014/15 will be presented, followed by an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.


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These Onesies were made for walking...   24 July 2015
Staff from the Norfolk and Suffolk’s Foundation Trust Norvic Clinic raised £1500 for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Jenny Lind Children’s playground by completing a walk on 30th May from the Norvic Clinic in Thorpe St. Andrew to the Forum in the centre of Norwich wearing a variety of ‘Onesies’.
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Communications team shortlisted for two awards   23 July 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital's Communications Team has been shortlisted for two top awards from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
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Reduced parking charge at Cromer Hospital   22 July 2015
A new 50 pence charge for 30 minutes parking is being introduced at Cromer Hospital on 1st August following requests from patients. It will benefit patients who are parking at the hospital for short periods for instance when they have a blood test.
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Don't let the festival heat leave you crying in the rain   17 July 2015
Music festivals are fast becoming one of the highlights of the British summer. Whether it’s squelching around in mud at a national festival or dancing in the blistering heat at a local one, the excitement and atmosphere of the weekend can be a wonderful experience.
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Ellie’s Love Keeps on Giving    15 July 2015
Ellie’s Love, a local charity set up to support local people with cystic fibrosis, has pledged its support to help other children by fundraising for the Jenny Lind playground at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Grateful Dad to Cycle Wales in a Day   15 July 2015
Devoted dad Ben Simmonds is planning to pedal for pounds when he tackles Wales in a day from top to bottom to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that looked after his premature daughter Willow.
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Wymondham College to provide music to the ears of N&N patients   07 July 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is to host its largest ever musical performance when the students of Wymondham College visit the hospital on Thursday 9th July.
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Ride the Tour of Britain Route for Charity!   06 July 2015
The NNUH charity is encouraging cyclists of all abilities to join their annual bike ride on 6th September 2015.
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Norwich Son Tackled Edinburgh Marathon to help patients   03 July 2015
Thanks to Shaun Lowthorpe and his running shoes, the Bowel Cancer Screening Fund, part of the hospital charity, at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will benefit from a new ‘bowel flushing scope’.

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Over 60,000 newborn babies screened for hearing loss   01 July 2015
Over the last ten years, 60,000 newborn babies have been screened for hearing loss by the Newborn Hearing Screening Service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Free Summer Concert at Hospital Chapel   30 June 2015
A concert of Renaissance and Baroque music is being organised by one of Norfolk’s harpsichord players Mark Moorhouse on Wednesday 15 July from 12 (noon). The concert is free to attend and people are asked to stay to enjoy the music for a few minutes or stay for the entire performance. It is an opportunity to hear a unique instrument played in a wonderful setting.

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NNUH deploys successful service personnel re-employment programme   25 June 2015
A cross sector partnership has led to a successful pilot project with the specific aim of facilitating the transition of service leavers from the military into civilian employment within the NHS. After a successful pilot at the Norfolk & Norwich (NNUH), the hospital is now working with five other NHS hospitals around the UK to establish a total of six regional networks.
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Hospital ‘overwhelmed’ with Sensory Band support from across the UK and world   24 June 2015
Knitters from around the globe have responded to an appeal by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for sensory bands to be made for patients with dementia.
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Fun for all the family at hospital fete   23 June 2015
The Cromer Hospital will be opening its doors to the public from 12pm to 3pm on Saturday 27th June 2015 for its annual fete.
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Praise For Team In Learning Disability Week   19 June 2015
Every week Norwich mum Sam has to go to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with one of her three children who all have learning disabilities.

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Hospital diabetes team provides life changing diabetes support   19 June 2015
Electronic health advice on all aspects of diabetes is being offered free to all people with Type 2 diabetes via GP surgeries in Central Norfolk, and could reach up to 40,000 people with diabetes in Norfolk.
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NNUH Inspires Young Talent   17 June 2015
Inspiring Young Talent at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Trust (NNUH) has earned a reaccreditation of a prestigious award.
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Follow The Bear!   16 June 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be opening its doors to the public from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 20th June 2015 for its open day and fete.
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hospital open day and fete   10 June 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be opening its doors to the public from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 20th June 2015 for its open day and fete.


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NNUH Gastro team challenge   08 June 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s (NNUH) Gastro team will undertaking a challenge cycle 90 miles to the annual British Society of Gastroenterology tripartite meeting on 21st June.
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NNUH Volunteers employ new recruits    03 June 2015
As part of Volunteers' Week from 1st - 7th June hospital bosses at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) have been giving up their spare time and trying their hand at volunteering.
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s a RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at NNUH!   01 June 2015
A Dakota plane, part of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF), will be conducting a fly past on Saturday 20 June 2015 at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Fete and Open Day.
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Volunteering success as first patient 'settles - in'   29 May 2015
Follow a recruitment drive for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s new volunteers ‘settle in’ service, the service has now been launched and has just helped its first patient.
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From Mouths To Miles   29 May 2015
It will be blood, sweat and gears for Huw Jones when he gets on his bike in London and cycles 280 miles to Paris in just 24 hours.

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Last Chance to nominate Patient Choice Award 2015   28 May 2015
Patients have until midnight on Sunday 31st May to nominate an individual or team in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Staff Awards.
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Norwich Family's Promotion Push   27 May 2015
One Norwich family had their own promotion push when baby Reggie decided to arrive on Wembley day and stopped his dad getting to the match on the coaches he had organised.

Season ticket holder Peter Anderson got more nervous as his wife Freya went past her due date of May 16th, Norwich City’s 2nd leg against Ipswich. “We always thought ideally they would go straight up,” he said.


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Army Attends Hospital Fete and Open Day   26 May 2015
The 6th Regiment Army Air Corp (6AAC), 160 medical squadron and 3rd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment will be attending the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Fete and Open Day on 20 June from 11am – 4pm.
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Patients enjoy tea party to mark Dementia Awareness Week   22 May 2015
Patients and staff on Elsing Ward at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) celebrated Dementia Awareness Week today enjoying tea, cake and music at their very own tea party.
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust receives prestigious accreditation   21 May 2015
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is congratulating Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for becoming one of the first in the country to receive prestigious accreditation for their audiology services.
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NNUH to host monthly Apprenticeship Twitter Q&A sessions   21 May 2015
With the summer holidays and career choices approaching 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.
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Study highlights the need for caution during festival season   21 May 2015
As the festival season gets underway, this weekend sees the Radio 1 Big Weekend event drawing music fans to Norwich for two days of live - and undoubtedly loud - performances at Earlham Park. Just a few minutes down the road at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, a new study is getting started, aiming to improve treatment for the inner ear condition, tinnitus, which counts exposure to loud noises as one of its causes.
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Free health check at hospital open day and fete   21 May 2015
Visitors can have a NHS health check when they visit the Open Day and Fete at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from 11am to 4pm on 20th June 2015.
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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 22 May 2015   21 May 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 22 May 2015 at 09:00am. There will be an update on the quality, safety and performance of hospital services.
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Join Dementia Research service taking off in the Eastern region   20 May 2015
On International Clinical Trials Day (20 May), dementia researchers are celebrating a surge of public support with over 6,000 members of the public signing up to Join Dementia Research to register their interest in volunteering for dementia research studies. The online and telephone service, which launched nationally in February, is already recruiting volunteers into research studies but those responsible for its development are urging more people to consider signing up.
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NNUH research staff get ready to celebrate!   18 May 2015
Sweet-toothed visitors of all ages are invited to take part in a live chocolate clinical trial at a Norfolk Hospital, as part of its programme of activity to mark International Clinical Trials Day.
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A spoonful of storytelling helps the medicine go down at the N&N   18 May 2015
This spring, Starlight Children's Foundation will bring a big dose of sunshine to poorly children at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital when its amazing Storytellers Tour pays a visit on Tuesday 19th May.
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intu Chapelfield supports Dementia Awareness Week   18 May 2015
As part of Dementia Awareness Week, 17-23 May, the Alzheimer’s Society and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have teamed up to answer the public’s questions on dementia at intu Chapelfield from 9am to 6pm on Tuesday 19th May 2015.

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Career opportunities to be showcased at NNUH Open Day and Fete    14 May 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will be holding a careers fair showcasing nursing and other healthcare service roles, as part of its Open Day and Fete from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 20th June 2015. Entry to the event and car parking are free.


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Help Make Our Playground Better!   13 May 2015
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s charity is appealing to the public to help improve its Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital Playground.
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Nurses Day   12 May 2015
Today is Nurses Day. It is celebrated around the world on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.
Staff at NNUH will be celebrating with an exhibition on research, education, health and well being as well as talks from nurses on their careers and experiences.
There will also be a display of nurses uniforms through the ages.
Here are three stories about nurses working at NNUH who will be joining in the celebrations.

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A new scheme to help patients with dementia has put out an urgent call for knitters!   12 May 2015
The project, which was launched at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH), aims to supply creations called sensory bands which are knitted bands with trimmings on both the outside and inside of ribbons, beads, buttons and zips, to patients in the later stages of dementia.
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Pharmacy Innovation at NNUH   11 May 2015
Pharmacists at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have been working in the Emergency Department as part of a national pilot to see what difference it will make by putting them at the heart of urgent and emergency care.
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12,000th patient celebration for NNUH Red Cross Service   07 May 2015
The Red Cross support service operating out of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is celebrating supporting its 12,000th patient.
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