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NNUH nurse wins national awards for End of Life Education Programme   24 April 2014
A training project for end of life care, led by Emma Harris, Specialist Palliative Care Nurse, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has won two national awards.
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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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Friend’s Easter Draw raises money for hospital   17 April 2014
The Friends of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have organised an Easter Draw to raise much needed funds for wards and departments across the hospital.


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An evening with amazing people’ being held for 2nd year   17 April 2014
For the second year running, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is inviting the public to join them for "An Evening with Amazing People" from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday 22nd May in the Hospital’s Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre.
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Norman Lamb MP launches new community hearing clinics   15 April 2014
North Norfolk MP and Health Minister Norman Lamb will be launching two new community hearing clinics with the Norfolk Deaf Association today (15th April).
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Lions go the extra furlong for cancer appeal   14 April 2014
West Norwich and Taverham Lions Clubs are holding a charity supper and race night to raise vital funds for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s (NNUH) Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal which will benefit local cancer patients.

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Brass concert for hospital charity   08 April 2014
A concert is being organised by The Salvation Army’s Norfolk Fellowship Brass who along with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) choir are holding a concert of light classical and popular music on Friday 11th April 2014. The concert is free to attend and fundraisers will be collecting money for the Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal (TRA) which will benefit local patients at the NNUH.

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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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NNUH launches 3Fs fitness campaign    07 April 2014
On the back of the recent success of Active Norfolk’s workplace challenge, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is setting up its own health and wellbeing campaign called the 3Fs Challenge (Fun, Fitness and Friendship).
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Age UK Norfolk, the NNUH & Serco work together for a dementia-friendly service   04 April 2014
Age UK Norfolk will be at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital next week to deliver an innovative dementia training package to café staff.

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Visitors to NNUH asked to avoid wards affected by Norovirus   04 April 2014
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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NNUH Hospital Staff Awards open for nominations   04 April 2014
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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New start for Clinical Research Network: Eastern   02 April 2014
Clinical research in the region will receive a boost today, 1 April 2014, with the launch of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network: Eastern.
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NNUH and JPUH to launch electronic prescribing system   28 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) in collaboration with James Paget University Hospital (JPH) has been successful in a bid for £1.7m from the Department of Health sponsored Safer Hospitals Safer Wards Technology Fund and will be introducing an Electronic Prescribing and Medication Administration system.
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NNUH Trust Board meeting in public – 28 March 2014    26 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Board meets in public on Friday 28th March 2014 at 09:00am.

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NNUH offers new Traineeship programme   26 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is offering Traineeships for young people to develop the skills they would need for an apprenticeship or employment in healthcare.

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NNUH to hold a Theatres Recruitment Open Day    24 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is holding an open day on Saturday 29th March aimed at those interested in working in hospital theatres.

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NNUH’s Got Talent!    20 March 2014
Staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) are organising a Talent Show to raise money for the hospital’s Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal (TRA).


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New hospital hearing service based with Norfolk Deaf Association    19 March 2014
A new hearing service based at the Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) on Thorpe Road in Norwich goes live in April.

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Orchestra to play to patients, visitors and staff at NNUH   18 March 2014
A long-established local orchestra will be performing for patients, visitors and staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital this month.


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Open morning for patients with heart disease   17 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is holding an open morning for adult patients born with a variety of congenital heart problems and their relatives on Saturday 22nd March.

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Pennies from Heaven award recognises NNUH staff charity contribution   14 March 2014
Two awards have been made to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) in recognition of the donations made by staff to charity via Pennies from Heaven.

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NNUH sets out five year plan at public meeting   13 March 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is setting out plans for services for the next five years at a public meeting being held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 25th March in the Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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NNUH celebrates two years MRSA free   12 March 2014
On Wednesday 12th March 2014, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is celebrating two years of being completely clear of MRSA blood stream infections (bacteraemias).

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Local charity to raise awareness of testicular cancer to shoppers   07 March 2014
Local charity ‘It’s On The Ball’ and specialist nurses for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will be at intu Chapelfield on Saturday 15th March to raise awareness of testicular cancer.


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Volunteer Recruitment at Cromer Hospital   04 March 2014
Cromer Hospital is looking to recruit more volunteers to join its dedicated team supporting patients and staff.
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Hospital bosses celebrate young talent    03 March 2014
During National Apprenticeship Week, Executive Directors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) are meeting apprentices to highlight how they make a difference for patients across the hospital.


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Extra volunteers provide breastfeeding support at NNUH   26 February 2014
A group of 25 volunteers have been recruited to help provide breastfeeding support to new mums at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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Mile Cross woman wins international talent contest   25 February 2014
When Mile Cross resident Emma Nuule entered a talent contest sponsored by her company, Serco, she never dreamed she would win the top prize in an international competition.
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Staff recommend NNUH as place to work and receive treatment   25 February 2014
Members of staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) have recommended their hospitals as a place to work or receive treatment in a national survey.

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NNUH staff can now use sign-a-long   24 February 2014
A group of Learning Disability Link Practitioners at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has just completed a new course to help them communicate more easily with patients with learning disabilities and/or autism, by signing.


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Meeting next week for hospital Governors   21 February 2014
The next meeting of the Council of Governors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital takes place from 2pm to 4pm on Thursday 27th February 2014.
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Local Boy Has Got Talent for Cancer Appeal   18 February 2014
Perry Cooke, age 12 from Thorpe End won the ‘Norwich School Got Talent in 2013’. Since then Perry has sold a music DVD of his performances with all profits going to the Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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English Youth Ballet’s Swan Lake comes to NNUH   17 February 2014
Dancers from the English Youth Ballet are visiting the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) to perform scenes from Swan Lake for patients, visitors and staff on Friday 21st February.

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intu Chapelfield Shoppers to find out about Apprenticeships in the NHS   13 February 2014
On Thursday 20th February 2014 the Norwich & Central Norfolk NHS Apprenticeship Team based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will be on hand to give advice on careers and apprenticeships in the NHS to shoppers in intu Chapelfield.
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Clinical Research Network: Eastern appoints Clinical Directors   11 February 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) has appointed Clinical Directors to the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network for Eastern, which has its administrative base at the Trust.
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Durrants raise vital funds for NNUH appeal   11 February 2014
Local business, Durrants, has raised £5k for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s (NNUH) Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal (TRA).
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10 year Patient Champion calls for others to join him   06 February 2014
Dave Rea has been a Diabetes Patient Champion for the central Norfolk Diabetes Network (NIDM), for the last 10 years, is now calling for volunteers to come forward and join him in helping those living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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How you can protect your hearing   03 February 2014
As part of the British Tinnitus Association's National event "Tinnitus Awareness Week" on Wednesday 5th February, staff from the Audiology department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on tinnitus, hearing, dizziness, and balance.
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NNUH celebrates National Dignity Day   31 January 2014
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be recognising national Dignity Day this Friday (31st January 2014) when hospital matrons, Serco hospital porters and patient representatives will be speaking to patients, carers and visitors on what Dignity in Care means to them.
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Top Cromer Hospital inks   30 January 2014
A new partnership between a North Norfolk school and Cromer and District Hospital has been launched.

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New sexual health services at Cromer Hospital   29 January 2014
Sexual health services are now available to patients at Cromer Hospital.

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Urgent care unit opens to patients   24 January 2014
The NHS in Norwich has opened an Urgent Care Unit, to help deal with rising demand during the winter.

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