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Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

Bosses at a struggling mental health trust have vowed to take action after a damning review into its leadership revealed a “tolerance of poor standards”.

The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

The region’s ambulance service received more than 500 calls from just one patient last year - but they were only taken to hospital 20 times.

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

An 85-year-old man with a broken hip feared for his life as he lay on his freezing conservatory floor with hot water bottles strapped to his legs during a 13-hour wait for an ambulance.

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

New data has revealed the number of doctors at the region’s mental health trust has shrunk over the last five years - whilst the number of managers has risen.

“Outstanding is the next step for us.”

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

An interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety has been appointed at the region’s mental health trust.

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

The region’s mental health trust has once again been branded as failing as inspectors found serious issues first raised three years ago had not been fixed.

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

More than 90 firefighters from across county borders tackled a huge blaze which erupted at a Norfolk recycling plant overnight.

Confidential papers will no longer be seen by governors of a region’s mental health trust after a set was leaked to the BBC’s Panorama programme.

The region’s mental health trust has reported it has seen financial growth at the same time as slashing its deficit for the first time in five years.

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