Month: July 2017

Prestigious international certification for NNUH ovarian cancer services

Members of the NNUH Gynaecology Oncology team – photo supplied by NNUH The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has been awarded the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (EGSO) certification for advanced ovarian cancer surgery. The Norfolk hospital joins only two others in the UK, The Royal Marsden and Imperial College in London, and 14 institutions across Europe, in being honoured with the prestigious accreditation. The ESGO certification is an award given to institutions which can offer patients the specific surgical skills, experience and facilities required to achieve optimal levels of care. Accredited hospitals must meet strict quality indicators with...

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Woman dies after Hethel collision

Police have confirmed that a woman who was critically injured in a road traffic collision at Hethel on Thursday (27 July) has sadly died.   The incident happened at about 10.20pm on Thursday on the B1135 Wymondham Road at Hethel, when a marked police van and a pedestrian were involved in a collision.   The female pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment; however she died earlier this morning (Saturday 29 July).   Officers were in the area responding to a 999 call relating to concerns for the safety of a woman who had...

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Norwich Eye reviews Tyburnia at the NAC

I have hesitated – probably unforgivable for a reviewer – to comment on the multimedia presentation that I witnessed in Norwich Arts Centre on Thursday evening. The show promised interest, diversity and skill – all off which were present in good measure. But it also left me angry, frustrated and disappointed. The premise of this show is good, taking a complex and grisly bit of our history, well researched, and presenting it with a mixture of impressive film visuals, personal narration and fine musical performance. Like the curate’s egg, many of the parts were good. The assembly of all-analogue...

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Priscilla to join the Pride line up!

The Norwich Pride Main Stage show on Saturday afternoon (29 July) will have some additions to the advertised line-up.   The cast of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert from Sound Ideas Theatre Company will be appearing on the Pride Main Stage in Chapelfield Gardens during the afternoon.   Entertainment in Chapelfield Gardens starts at 2pm on the Main Stage, sponsored by Flaunt which will feature some other surprise acts – it’s worth waiting to see the end of the show!   Also in Chapelfield Gardens will be the Community Tent sponsored by Aviva with a mixture of drama and...

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Norwich Eye review – Alice Back In Wonderland

Alice leads the Wonderland crew with a magic watch – photos  ©The Eye Snapper You wait ages for an Alice, then two come along in one week. That’s Norwich for you.  The first was the open air rendition of the traditional tale by Strange Fascination Theatre which we reviewed here http://norwicheye.co.uk/whats-on/norwich-eye-review-alice-in-wonderland-by-strange-fascination-theatre/. This jaunty little production put me in a very receptive mood for the much bigger enterprise gracing the Theatre Royal stage this week. Norwich Theatre Royal has a long and proud tradition of supporting young people into the theatrical life through the Youth Company now enjoying the new...

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