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More than 170 nurses took part last night in an evening of celebration at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds. The event was held to celebrate International Nurses’ Day and the huge contribution of nurses in the region, and was attended by Catherine Morgan, the chief nurse for the NHS in the east of […]
Great Yarmouth has been selected as one of several places across the East of England to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in Great Yarmouth aged 50-77 are being asked to look out for a […]
“We all want to make a difference” – The NHS in the East of England celebrates International Nurses’ Day
“Being a nurse is a great privilege and I feel blessed to be in a profession that allows me to provide excellent patient-centred care” – on International Nurses’ Day, NHS East of England is taking time to reflect on the contributions of nursing staff over the past year and celebrate the difference nursing staff make […]
NHS England and NHS Improvement have today appointed Clare Panniker as the new Regional Director for the East of England. A former nurse who has spent over 30 years working in the NHS, Clare will join the regional team from Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, where she has been chief executive since the […]
More than 35,000 jab appointments are up for grabs in the east of England this weekend, as the NHS covid-19 vaccination programme continues over the Easter bank holiday. NHS staff are gearing up to protect all those who are eligible with vaccines for the whole family available including 5 to 11 year olds, booster jabs […]
The NHS is reminding people in the East of England where they can access medical treatment during the Easter Bank holiday weekend. Patients can access quick, confidential healthcare advice on a range of common illnesses this weekend by visiting their local pharmacist. Pharmacists can also support patients in accessing the right treatment if symptoms suggest […]
More than 14 million lifesaving Covid vaccination doses have now been administered across the east of England since the NHS launched the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in health service history in December 2020. The milestone comes three weeks after Spring booster vaccinations were rolled out to those aged 75 and over and those […]
From today, children aged 5 to 11 years old will be receiving their first Covid-19 vaccine as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history expands yet again. Parents and carers were able to book slots for 5- to 11-year-olds from Saturday, with appointments available at hundreds of sites from today and more […]
Norwich has been selected as one of several places across the country to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in Norwich aged 50-77 are being asked to look out for a letter from the NHS […]
“I’m embracing the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives every day!” – Majority of NHS staff recommend career in the NHS to their nearest and dearest
In a recent survey of both NHS staff and members of the public, 91% of NHS staff in the east of England would recommend a career in the NHS to a friend or family member, with the wider population also believing that a career in the NHS would be rewarding. The survey findings come as […]