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BBC weather presenter and new mum, Julie Reinger, officially opened the Dolphin Suite on May 10.
The state of the art midwifery led birthing unit, the first in Norfolk, enables local mothers to have midwife led care in a relaxed environment, for a normal labour and birth.
The James Paget University Hospital is extending its visiting hours across many wards.
Visitors are now welcome at the Trust between 11:30am and 8pm, extended from 2pm and 3pm in most cases.
The Sentinel Stroke Audit currently places the James Paget University Hospital in the middle half of audited Trusts with an overall score of 73.
However, the audit was carried out in April/May 2010 and the figures are now a year old. The hospital stroke pathway has changed considerably within the last 12 months.
A huge increase in the number of emergency admissions has put the James Paget University Hospital under significant pressure over recent months, a hospital spokesman explained this week.
Details of the overwhelming demand on resources came after a number of patients and family members have raised concerns about the standard of care at the Trust.
Wendy Slaney, Chief Executive of the James Paget University Hospital said:
“We take all complaints, formal and informal, very seriously and welcome the opportunity they give us to find out what we can do better to improve the quality of the services we provide, either at the time or subsequently.