Category Archives: Norfolk

Norfolk’s singing neuro nurse is getting the message across

Norfolk’s singing neuro nurse is getting the message across

UEA lecturer Steve Smith with his sons Simon and Dan (not pictured) are to embark on a 5000-mile charity motorcycle ride. UEA lecturer Steve Smith with his sons Simon and Dan (not pictured) are to embark on a 5000-mile charity motorcycle ride.

Music and motorcycles are helping a University of East Anglia lecturer to raise awareness of serious brain conditions

Steve Smith works at the UEA’s school of nursing and midwifery and is an expert in neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, MS, stroke, and Huntington’s disease.

Minister urged to give Norfolk fairer deal on concessionary fares

Minister urged to give Norfolk fairer deal on concessionary fares

By Shaun Lowthorpe, Public affairs correspondent Wednesday, May 4, 2011
6:40 PM

Transport minister Norman Baker has faced calls for a fairer funding deal from Norfolk MPs Transport minister Norman Baker has faced calls for a fairer funding deal from Norfolk MPs

Transport minister Norman Baker was today urged to rethink funding free bus travel for the over 60s, which has left Norfolk around £3m out of pocket.

Mr Baker met with a delegation of MPs and Norfolk County Council officials to hear how the formula failed to take into the account the rural nature of the county.

The Life Story Book project for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Book project helps Alzheimer’s patients

Donna-Louise Bishop, Reporter Thursday, April 21, 2011
12:00 PM

 Life story books created for Alzheimer sufferers and their families by Laura Smith  (L) and Reema Khoury. Life story books created for Alzheimer sufferers and their families by Laura Smith (L) and Reema Khoury.

A project to help people with Alzheimer’s Disease in north Norfolk is being launched in Norwich to help them put together their life history into a book.

The Life Story Book project has been set up by the Norwich and district branch of the Alzheimer’s Society, which is based at St John Maddermarket in the city centre.

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