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June Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 30th of June 2020

The Suffolk GP Federation’s June newsletter is now available: Dr Ruth Bushaway reflects on the last 6 months, a new HR support service, our experience of eConsult, an update on our pandemic visiting service and much more. View the full newsletter HERE.

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Dr Ruth Bushaway, Medical Director, interviewed by Healthwatch Suffolk

Posted: Monday 29th of June 2020

Hear what our Medical Director, Dr Ruth Bushaway, had to say in her interview with Andy Yacoub, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Suffolk: https://youtu.be/BhVkmPSONeM  Ruth covers the following topics: looking after your wellbeing the importance of collaborative working with other healthcare organisations the need to protect those who are vulnerable...

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Message from our Medical Director – Please continue to contact your GP surgery

Posted: Friday 24th of April 2020

Dr Ruth Bushaway, Medical Director of the Suffolk GP Federation, would like to remind everyone that GP surgeries across Suffolk are continuing to see patients. If patients are experiencing any new or ongoing health concerns, they should contact their GP surgery to be assessed remotely.

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Posted: Friday 27th of March 2020

ATTENTION – WE HAVE UPDATED OUR PRIVACY NOTICES WITH IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND YOUR INFORMATION – CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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Coronavirus: Public Advice (24.03.20)

Posted: Tuesday 24th of March 2020

Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading Everyone must stay at home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. This includes people of all ages, regardless of whether you are showing symptoms or have any other health conditions. You can only leave your home: to shop for basic essentials –...

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Coronavirus: Public Advice (18.03.20)

Posted: Wednesday 18th of March 2020

Stay at home if you have Coronavirus symptoms: The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: New continuous cough and/or High temperature Do NOT go to your GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them that you’re staying at...

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Coronavirus: Public Advice (Updated 13/03/2020)

Posted: Friday 13th of March 2020

Coronavirus: Public Advice The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) have put the following measures in place to ensure the safety of patients and NHS staff: What do if you are showing symptoms: The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: New continuous cough and/or High temperature...

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Walton Surgery in Felixstowe to close on March 31

Posted: Thursday 12th of March 2020

Walton Surgery in Felixstowe will close its doors to patients on Tuesday 31st March. Suffolk GP Federation have managed Walton Surgery since November 2016 however, due to difficulties recruiting permanent GP’s, the Federation Board concluded that it was no longer suitable to continue managing the Surgery. This is against a...

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Coronavirus – Public Information

Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2020

The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with the virus. But you can help too. Germs can live on some surfaces for hours. To protect yourself and others: Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Bin the tissue, and to kill...

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Coronavirus: Public Information

Posted: Tuesday 4th of February 2020

Watch this short video about advice and information on the Coronavirus here. The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with the virus. You can help too. Germs can live on some surfaces for hours. To protect yourself and others: Always carry tissues with you and use them to...

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