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Time to Change: Suffolk GP Federation reinforces the importance of mental health

Posted: Thursday 10th of October 2019

To mark World Mental Health Day (10th October 2019), the Suffolk GP Federation has signed the ‘Time to Change’ Employer Pledge. The Pledge is a commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace. This commitment is supported by a 12-month employer action plan...

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September Newsletter

Posted: Monday 30th of September 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s September newsletter is now available: Thank you, Paul, Crispin and Dave, CQC inspection of Fed practices, Rocketpay for Suffolk Locum Service, The robots are not coming to Suffolk – Project terminated, Training event for GPs with babies and much more. Click HERE. 

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Kirkley Mill GP Surgery achieves ‘Good’ rating following latest CQC inspection

Posted: Tuesday 24th of September 2019

We are delighted to announce that Kirkley Mill GP Surgery recently received a ‘Good’ rating following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection held on 15th August 2019. Among the reasons for the Surgery’s improved rating the CQC highlights: Patients were supported, treated with dignity and respect and were involved in...

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Walton Surgery rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Posted: Wednesday 18th of September 2019

Walton Surgery has been given a ‘Good’ overall rating by the CQC, following an inspection on 13 August 2019. Among the reasons behind the Surgery’s improved rating the CQC highlights: Improvements had been made in relation to safeguarding, infection control and equipment calibration Improvements had been made to ensure appropriate...

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July Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 31st of July 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s July newsletter is now available: Suffolk GP Federation appoints new Medical Director, OOHs update. Fed Board. Primary Care Mental Health Specialist Nursing Service Now Live. Training event for GPs with babies and much more. https://suffolkfed.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SGPF840-Newsletter-July-2019-A4.pdf

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May Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 4th of June 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s May newsletter is now available: OOHs update. Fed objectives for 2019/20. Medical equipment calibration for locums. Training event for GPs with babies and much more. Click HERE.

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Walton Surgery has improved, inspectors find

Posted: Friday 24th of May 2019

Walton Surgery has been revisited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following a full inspection earlier this year. The Practice is currently rated as inadequate overall, but the latest visit shows significant progress has been made. The CQC reported that new systems were now in place to ensure very robust...

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April Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 30th of April 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s April newsletter is now available: Recruitment of full-time Fed medical director. Out of hours service has gone live. Recruitment of international GPs and nurses requiring Visas. Fed support for Primary Care Networks and much more. Click HERE.           

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Changes at Felixstowe Community Hospital Minor Injuries Unit from next week

Posted: Friday 29th of March 2019

New opening hours and a change in access arrangements will come into force at Felixstowe Community Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) from next week. Patients with minor injuries will still be able to receive treatment at the MIU, but will have to make an appointment to see a member of...

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March newsletter

Posted: Friday 29th of March 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s March newsletter is now available: New indemnity arrangements from 1 April. CQC inspection. Launch of the West Suffolk Integrated Pain Management Service. New approach for managing long term conditions and much more. March Newsletter

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