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An innovative NHS scheme is working with children and families in Great Yarmouth and Waveney to try and reduce levels of childhood obesity that are among the very highest in the country.
This week (2-8 July) is National Childhood Obesity Week. The 1990s and early 2000s saw obesity among adults increase sharply from 13 per cent of men in 1993 to 26 per cent in 2010 and from 16 per cent of women in 1993 to 26 per cent in 2010.
The James Paget University Hospitals has built on recent success and taken another significant step forward to meeting the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
The CQC carried out an unannounced visit to the James Paget University Hospital on June 12 and has reported that the Trust is now meeting the required standards for the Care and Welfare of its patients.
Education and Training facilities at the James Paget University Hospitals are to receive an exciting boost this year.
£500,000 is being invested in upgrading the Burrage Centre to provide additional resources for medical and nursing students and existing staff.
The CQC carried out an unannounced visit to the James Paget University Hospital on May 2 and found it to be fully compliant in the important area of Medicines Management
The CQC inspectors noted much better record keeping, improved availability of medicines, positive changes to prescription charts and that medicines are kept safe and secure.
The first midwifery led birthing unit in Norfolk has celebrated its first birthday today.
The Dolphin Suite at the James Paget University Hospitals was officially opened by BBC Look East weather presenter Julie Reinger and her baby son Finn last May.