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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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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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