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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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November Newsletter

Posted: Thursday 28th of November 2019

The Suffolk GP Federation’s November newsletter is now available: Welcoming Decem-Burr, Enhanced Rates for OOHs, ED Streaming and GP+ over Christmas, Fed’s Finances, Board Elections and much more. Click HERE.

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Local Haverhill GP Surgery receives an improved rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Posted: Friday 8th of November 2019

Following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection held on 21st August 2019, Christmas Maltings, Clements and Kedington Surgery has been rated ‘Requires Improvement’. Among the reasons for the Surgery’s improved rating the CQC highlights: Improvements had been made in relation to information to deliver safe care and treatment. Patients were...

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Steeple Bumpstead Surgery to become a branch of Christmas Maltings and Clements Surgery

Posted: Monday 28th of October 2019

Steeple Bumpstead Surgery to become a branch of Christmas Maltings and Clements Surgery From the 31st October 2019, the Steeple Bumpstead Surgery will become a branch of the Christmas Maltings and Clements Surgery in Haverhill. This change is happening because, as a small, stand-alone surgery, it became difficult for the...

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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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