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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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January Newsletter

Posted: Friday 31st of January 2020

The Suffolk GP Federation’s January newsletter is now available: Dr Ruth Bushaway’s New Year Message, Service Update on Walton and Kirkley Mill Surgeries, eConsult in Haverhill, Suffolk OOHs Service Performance and much more. View the full newsletter HERE.

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‘Bombarded’ GP’s under rising pressure, top doctor warns

Posted: Monday 6th of January 2020

Read what our Medical Director, Ruth Bushaway, had to say about GP’s workload in an interview with the East Anglian Daily Times. The full article can be found HERE.

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December Newsletter

Posted: Thursday 19th of December 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s December newsletter is now available: Ruth Bushaway on the new Urgent Treatment Centre at Ipswich Hospital, New West First5 Inaugural meeting, support for revalidation of locums and sessional GPs, Focus on Feet and much more. View the full newsletter HERE.  

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