Tag: Improvement

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Local mental health and disability trust requires ‘improvement’

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) was rated as ‘requiring improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report published earlier this month, a step up from their three consecutive ratings of ‘inadequate’, most recently in September 2018. The NSFT provides mental health and learning disability service in the region. The trust provides services…

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UEA announces £7.4m Institute of Productivity

A new Institute of Productivity has been announced by the university which would aid in educating the next generation of ‘digitally aware engineers’. The new hub will allow the UEA to create its long-anticipated School of Engineering by 2021. The Institute is expected to have dedicated workshops to advanced robotics, a 3D printing studio, a…

Science

Improving person-centred care

Patients with chronic and terminal illnesses often also struggle with depression and fear, both of which can be caused by the illness itself. Those that remain in hospital must then navigate these feelings along with boredom and isolation, which can lead to deterioration in both their physical and mental wellbeing. It is clear that medical…

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£2bn on track for East Anglia’s railways

East Anglia has secured an investment from network rail to the tune of £2 billion to provide a better performing railway service for Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and London. The grant will be spent on maintaining and renewing existing infrastructure with the effects likely to be seen between 2019 and 2024. Meliha Duymaz, the Network…

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Rubbishing the revamp

Yes, I’m afraid this is an article bashing millennial culture, and this time it’s coming from one of your own instead of a middle-aged white man who thinks Instagram is worse than purgatory. I’m a traitor. Despite my reluctance to side with people belittling our generation’s digital presence, social culture and political activism, or the…

Sport

UEA Football Frustrated by Easton

UEA 0-1 Easton FC UEA’s footballers were frustrated by a strong Easton FC at Colney Lane in their fourth fixture of the season in the local Anglian Combination Division 1. The visitors, one of the league’s early pace-setters, were looking for a reaction after a 6-1 League Cup defeat the previous week while UEA, who…

Sport

Tennis aim for success

It is that time of the year again where we start to get excited for the new BUCS Season. New season means new team members and most importantly, new goals. Tennis is a popular sport in the UK and I feel like after the success of Andy Murray, it became more popular. However, if you…

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