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Tributes to booking clerk who “brightened our days”

Posted: Friday 16th of April 2021

Suffolk GP Federation has paid tribute to a member of staff who died unexpectedly from a heart attack just two months after joining the organisation to help with its COVID-19 vaccination programme. Mother-of-three Rachail Pollard, who was aged 56, died at home in Framlingham on Sunday 21 March after completing...

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Chance to bone up on osteoporosis

Posted: Tuesday 13th of April 2021

Specialist clinicians at a service run by the Suffolk GP Federation are encouraging people with osteoporosis and their family members to take part in an online event later this month. Nicola Burrows, Specialist Nurse at the West Suffolk Fracture Liaison Service, said it would be an excellent opportunity to learn...

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March Newsletter

Posted: Friday 2nd of April 2021

Suffolk GP Federation’s March newsletter is now available. View the full newsletter here Fed members newsletter March 2021

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£130,000 boost for cervical screening in Suffolk

Posted: Thursday 1st of April 2021

Suffolk GP Federation has made a successful bid for almost £130,000 to increase the uptake of potentially life-saving cervical screening across the county by targeting specific groups. It will be used to recruit a team of four nurses, two of whom will work in east Suffolk and the other two...

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ITV News Anglia visits our COVID-19 vaccination centre at Debenham

Posted: Friday 5th of March 2021

ITV News Anglia visited the Suffolk GP Federation Covid-19 vaccination centre at Debenham Community Centre on Wednesday to do some filming for a report about people with learning disabilities having their vaccine.   A news item, including a film lasting almost three minutes, has been posted online this morning. See...

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February Newsletter

Posted: Friday 26th of February 2021

Suffolk GP Federation’s February newsletter is now available. View the full newsletter HERE

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Video shows people what to expect from their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Posted: Tuesday 16th of February 2021

A short video has been made for people who have booked an appointment for a COVID-19 jab at the Suffolk GP Federation vaccination centre in Stowmarket. It has been filmed and edited by Maddie Jack, a 22-year-old filmmaker employed by The Mix, a charity supporting young people and their families,...

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Vaccination centres re-open today

Posted: Wednesday 10th of February 2021

COVID-19 vaccination centres run by the Suffolk GP Federation in Debenham, Trinity Park (Ipswich), Stowmarket and Woodbridge re-opened today after being closed for the past two days because of hazardous wintry conditions. The Federation’s fifth centre, located at The EpiCentre in Haverhill, which opened yesterday will also be open. The...

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Please try to book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment online

Posted: Tuesday 9th of February 2021

Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday asked people aged 70 and over who have not yet been vaccinated to do so via the national booking service (www.nhs.uk/covid-vaccination) or by phoning 119. If patients do this, they will be able to book into a large vaccination centre, such as the one at...

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Four COVID-19 vaccination centres to remain closed today

Posted: Tuesday 9th of February 2021

Four of the five COVID-19 vaccination centres run by the Suffolk GP Federation are closed for a second day today. They are located at Debenham Community Centre; Trinity Park, near Ipswich; The Mix, Stowmarket; and Woodbridge Community Hall. A fifth centre, at The EpiCentre in Haverhill, will reopen tomorrow for...

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