Terry Skyrme, from the trust’s crisis team, said cutting staff and closing beds could put patients at risk.
He said the trust had nearly 300 unallocated cases and keeping up with demand with fewer staff creates pressures.
Mr Skyrme said: “Norwich patients are being sent for treatment to King’s Lynn or Great Yarmouth.
“Others are being sent as far away as Bradford, Dorking and Weston super Mare. This increases stress and risk for the patients as they are away from their families and support services.
“We cannot be sure they are getting the right treatment.
“Also, patients using a new centralised call centre often have to say the same thing to several people to get access to treatment.
“In the past a GP knew about the patient’s condition and access to service was easier.”
The local clinical commissioning group said it was trying to restore the link with GPs and aimed to allocate more resources, but this meant other parts of the NHS in the county would suffer cuts.
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