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Police called to North Cambs Hospital amid fears over man’s behaviour

Police are currently at the North Cambs Hospital in Wisbech following concerns over the conduct of a man at the unit.

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King’s Lynn hospital boss pledges to listen in new role

King’s Lynn hospital boss pledges to listen in new role

The new boss of Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) took up his post today with a pledge to listen to the views of both staff and patients.

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Wisbech man thanks the medics who saved him 16 times

Wisbech man thanks the medics who saved him 16 times

A Wisbech man who had to be resuscitated 16 times in his own home has thanked the medical teams who helped him back to health.

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Little Miracles Fenland charity has launched its very own DIY SOS to transform a piece of land at The Queen Mary Centre, Wisbech, into a sensory garden - and it needs your help. Pictured, from left, are Jaylee Carley, 8, Laura Yarnell, Emelie Northrop, Danielle Carley and Joey Carley, 10.

SOS for a Miracle: charity needs your help

A charity which has helped hundreds of children since launching just over a year ago is hoping for its own Little Miracle – and it needs your help.

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Hospital donation remembers Welney farmer

Hospital donation remembers Welney farmer

A Welney family has donated more than £2,070 to Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital in memory of a well-known farmer.

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The mobile breast screening unit

Women encouraged to get breast screening in Long Sutton

A mobile unit that provides a free breast screening service to women 50 years of age and over has arrived in Long Sutton to offer appointments for three months.

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Neale Wade students swim the length of the English Channel at the George Campbell Leisure Centre in March, in a fundraiser for Macmillan organised by Year Seven student Rosetta Schaunburg-Kent (front centre).

March students put in the miles for Macmillan

More than 200 students from March’s Neale Wade Academy proved they had what it takes when they went the distance for charity.

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Charity darts auction by Mark Cross at GER club March

Cancer charity darts fun day hits the bullseye after raising more than £8,000

An annual cancer charity darts fun day hit the bullseye at the weekend when it raised a record £8,200.

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CHANGING HANDS: Dr Garwyn Elias (right) hands over The Lawns Dental Practice in Long Sutton to Dr Petros Mapanda as staff members look on.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140217-102TW.

Relaying of The Lawns at Long Sutton dental practice

Patients at a Long Sutton dental surgery are adjusting to a gradual changing of hands after 27 years.

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STORM LATEST: Police issue travel warning as 11 are hurt after bus blown over by Storm Doris

STORM LATEST: Police issue travel warning as 11 are hurt after bus blown over by Storm Doris

A bus which overturned in Walton Highway has left 11 people with injuries this afternoon (Thursday, February 23).

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Reggie Brinton with his  new portable pump to help rare condition bought with money raised in fundraising appeal.

Fresh hope for Emneth youngster Reggie

A baby from Emneth with a rare skin condition has been given new hope thanks to the purchase of a portable pump from the USA.

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New Queen Elizabeth Hospital chief executive Jon Green

King’s Lynn hospital names new chief executive

A new chief executive has been appointed at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the trust has announced this afternoon.

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QEH temporary scanner

King’s Lynn hospital gets £1.2m scanner

Patient treatment will be enhanced thanks to high-quality images when two CT scanners are installed at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Multi-agency incident in Gosmoor Lane, Elm. Photo: Fenland Police.

Elm road closed after ‘harmful substance incident’

A road in Elm has been closed this afternoon while emergency services have dealt with a “potential harmful substance incident”.

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From left: Calvin, Shona, baby Daphne-Louise, Jamie and Tyler. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Friday Bridge family praises medics after ‘miracle baby’ rescue

A couple has praised the actions of medical staff after they acted quickly to save the life of their newborn daughter.

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‘Significant pressure’ continues on King’s Lynn hospital, despite ease in demand

People should continue to avoid the accident and emergency of unit at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital unless they absolutely have to be there, managers said yesterday.

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‘Don’t go to A&E unless you have to’, plead King’s Lynn hospital bosses

Officials at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital have this afternoon pleaded for patients not to go its accident and emergency unit unless absolutely necessary, because of high demand.

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North Cambs Hospital Wisbech

Hub hope for Fenland minor injury units

A pilot project to turn Fenland’s minor injury units (MIU) into health service hubs is set to be launched this spring.

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Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drug companies are profiteering from the NHS to the tune of £1 billion because they have unjustifiably hiked prices of cancer medicine, experts warn.

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