Category Archives: Norfolk
A project to make Norfolk the first dementia friendly county in the country has received a boost with the support from a number of major employers.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A business breakfast was held in Norwich today, which was organised by the Norfolk and Suffolk Dementia Alliance, to explore ways of making local businesses more supportive towards people with dementia and their carers.
The meeting included representatives from Aviva, the East of England Co-op, Kettle Chips, Bernard Matthews, First Eastern Counties buses and was also attended by Norman Lamb, North Norfolk MP and government care minister.
Vulnerable patients are set to get extra support after more than £500,000 was invested to hire more mental health staff at two Norfolk hospitals.
Adam Gretton Health correspondent email@example.com
Monday, September 29, 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will use the investment from Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) to place mental health staff in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.
Health chiefs welcomed the extra funding, which will help recruit four mental health nurses for the psychiatric liaison team and an additional consultant psychiatrist this winter at the N&N.