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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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Norwich Son Tackles Edinburgh Marathon For Hospital Charity    05 May 2015
Shaun Lowthorpe is grabbing his running shoes and tackling the Edinburgh Marathon in a bid to raise money for the Bowel Cancer Screening Fund, part of the hospital charity, at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Dermatology Consultant to run her first marathon to help those with skin cancer    05 May 2015
Jennifer Garioch, Consultant Dermatologist from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is to run the Edinburgh Marathon to raise money for items such as a confocal microscope which can diagnose skin cancer without the need for a biopsy.
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Children to enjoy frozen magic from previous paediatric patient   30 April 2015
A former patient who had her sight saved by the N&N is returning to the hospital as Disney’s Elsa from Frozen to entertain the children.
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World first for NNUH mum   30 April 2015
As anticipation grows for the imminent announcement of the birth of a new royal baby, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has its own newborn announcement – and a world first, at that!
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Norfolk’s leading hospital invites public to see its facilities at fete and open day    30 April 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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Young Patients Reach For The Stars   28 April 2015
Young oncology patients had smiles on their faces when they were handed presents that meant a whole new world would open up to them.

The youngsters at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) were each presented with a large telescope by Mark Thompson, presenter of the popular TV series Stargazing Live.




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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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