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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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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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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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