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January Newsletter

Posted: Thursday 31st of January 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s January newsletter is now available: Hospitals running general practice. Fed CQC inspection. West First5 meeting info. Out of Hours update. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome service update. GP Advice hub successes. To read the newsletter, please click here

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Audit of GP+ consultations

Posted: Monday 31st of December 2018

We have started auditing 1% of consultation notes to review quality. This will also be a requirement when we start Out of Hours. The first audit looked at 54 consultations. The audit looks at various indicators such as excluding red flags, elicits reason for consultation, records-past medical history, records-examination findings,...

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December newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 19th of December 2018

The December newsletter from the Suffolk GP Federation is now available. Learn more about the upcoming Fed elections, the Suffolk Locum service, the GP Support Hub and much more. Read the newsletter here.

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November newsletter

Posted: Monday 3rd of December 2018

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – November 2018 Out of Hours latest Suffolk Podiatry Practice foot-education programme SPC and practice collaboration GP+ Learning Ultrasound To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Christmas Maltings and Clements Surgery – Winter newsletter

Posted: Thursday 29th of November 2018

The Winter edition of the Christmas Maltings and Clements newsletter is now available. Patients can learn more about the new GP joining the practice and receive further information on the community ultrasound service now available. There is also a reminder of the measures the practice has to take during the...

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Kirkley Mill Surgery – Winter newsletter

Posted: Thursday 29th of November 2018

The Winter edition of the Kirkley Mill Surgery newsletter is now available. Patients can find out more about the important changes being made to the way the practice operates from the 2 January. Read the Winter newsletter

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More GP appointments for Mildenhall and Sudbury

Posted: Monday 26th of November 2018

If you need an appointment to see a doctor after work, at the weekend or over a Bank Holiday in Mildenhall and Sudbury then now you can. It’s all thanks to the Suffolk GP Federation, which is spreading the reach of its GP+ extended hours service for people in those...

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October Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 31st of October 2018

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – October 2018 Out of Hours latest GP+ expansion Physios as part of multi disciplinary teams Working for the Fed Updates from across the county To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Haverhill GP hanging up stethoscope after almost 20 years

Posted: Friday 26th of October 2018

A Suffolk GP has praised patients and colleagues after hanging up her stethoscope following almost two decades of caring for her local community. Dr Fiona Andrews is retiring from her role at Suffolk GP Federation’s Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice in Haverhill. She has been at the surgery for 17...

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North East Essex Diabetes Service scoops national award

Posted: Wednesday 24th of October 2018

Suffolk GP Federation’s North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) has been recognised for its clinical excellence at the recent Quality In Care Diabetes Awards – winning the category for best adult diabetes education programme. The service was praised for building a robust training programme which has enhanced the multi-disciplinary team...

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