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NNUH appoints first Nurse Consultant in respiratory medicine

Sandra Olive – photo supplied by NNUH The Norfolk and Norwich University hospital has appointed its first Nurse Consultant in respiratory medicine. Sandra Olive, previously a Respiratory Nurse Specialist at the Trust, is only the second Nurse Consultant to be appointed at the Trust, and her role aims to enhance the quality of care provided by the multidisciplinary team in the Department of Respiratory Medicine. The role of a Nurse Consultant combines elements of advanced clinical practice with professional leadership, education, quality improvement and research. Sandra trained as a nurse in Norwich, at the Broadland School of Nursing, qualifying...

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CCTV following assault, Norwich

CCTV images supplied by Norfolk Constabulary Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an assault in Norwich. It follows an incident where a man was assaulted in the Cherry Tree Public House on Dereham Road at approximately 10.30pm on Friday 18 November. Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the man, or anyone with information, should contact PC Richard Walker at Earlham Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800...

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Police launch Christmas jumper campaign to encourage a #SaferChristmas

Police safety jumper design The festive season is fast approaching and as we gear up for the holiday merriment, Norfolk Constabulary is reminding people to keep safe and within the law. From the beginning of December, police will be delivering a series of crime prevention messages and guidance via social media to encourage everyone to have a #SaferChristmas. Each will be designed on a jolly Christmas jumper, with contrasting images of unwanted behaviour to help demonstrate potential dangers. Christmas is a time of celebration, to have fun and catch up with family and friends, but the highs can easily...

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NDR Traffic Update – B1149 Holt Road overnight closure

Norfolk County Council has issued a further update about work on the Northern Distributor Road – NDR: The B1149 Holt Road will be closed from 7pm on Monday 5 December, reopening no later than 6am on Tuesday 6 December, to allow Anglian Water to complete a water main diversion at the site of the new Drayton Lane roundabout. Access in and out of Horsford at the southern end of the village will be via Church Street and the A140 Cromer Road. The overnight closure will allow Anglian Water to complete a water main diversion that was suspended on 18...

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A Victorian Family Christmas at Gressenhall

Special ticketed events at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse – Norfolk Museums Service Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 December 2016 10.00am – 2.30pm Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse is part of Norfolk Museums Service. The service was set up in 1974 and is a partnership of city, county and district councils in Norfolk working together, through the Joint Museums Committee, to manage museums and heritage services across the county. The Museum Service says: ‘Book now for this special event and help get your whole family into the festive mood. Turn back the clock and enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas. Join in with...

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