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Suffolk patients access more than 25,000 extra GP appointments

Posted: Friday 22nd of December 2017

Suffolk patients who needed to see a GP have benefitted from more than 25,000 extra appointments in the last 12 months, according to latest figures. Suffolk GP Federation’s GP+ service has allowed more people to access appointments in the evenings, at weekends and bank holidays. In the last 12 months...

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December newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 20th of December 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – December 2017 Update on Suffolk Locum Service Latest on Fed’s bid to provide 111 and out of hours care West Suffolk Integrated Pain Management Service The role of physician associates Fed Board elections To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Christmas Maltings & Clements: how you can help us this winter

Posted: Friday 8th of December 2017

We are expecting the team at Christmas Maltings and Clements to come under increased pressure this winter. This means there will be some changes to the normal service. To find out how you can help us to make sure everyone stays safe and well this winter, read here.

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November newsletter

Posted: Thursday 30th of November 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter –November 2017 Suffolk Locum Service launch Lymphoedema Service update Remote working project Nursing workforce latest Plans for Fed owned GP practices To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Nurse recognised for providing excellent diabetes care in North East Essex

Posted: Wednesday 15th of November 2017

An Essex nurse has been recognised for helping to provide exceptional care to diabetes patients across North East Essex. Shelia Smyth, Chief Nurse at Suffolk GP Federation, said she was delighted to have been named ‘Outstanding Educator of Diabetes’ at the recent Quality in Care Diabetes Awards. Mrs Smyth has...

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Nurse leadership programme will help develop Suffolk workforce

Posted: Wednesday 15th of November 2017

A new nurse leadership programme will help to keep talented healthcare professionals within the county and reduce some of the pressures currently faced by general practice, those behind the project have said. Suffolk GP Federation has launched the course to help tackle ongoing issues around recruitment and retention in primary...

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Suffolk GP Federation take on management of Kirkley Mill Surgery, Lowestoft

Posted: Wednesday 1st of November 2017

Suffolk GP Federation has taken over the management of Kirkley Mill Surgery in Clifton Road, Lowestoft. Patients who would like more information about the changes can pick up a newsletter from the surgery reception area, or download one here. There are also updates on the surgery website and Facebook page. We...

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October newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 31st of October 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – October 2017 Launch of Suffolk Locum Service Update on East ultrasound service GP+ latest Diabetes awareness campaign Community services update GCGP Annual Conference report Taking on a GP practice – the process of negotiation To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Christmas Maltings & Clements information and engagement event

Posted: Tuesday 31st of October 2017

Suffolk GP Federation hosted a public information and engagement event on the 30th October, to discuss ongoing changes and issues relating to Christmas Maltings & Clements surgery, Haverhill.   Information leaflets from the evening can be downloaded below. Patient engagement event Q+A If you are interested in joining our patient...

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Christmas Maltings & Clements October Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 18th of October 2017

The latest newsletter from the Christmas Maltings & Clements Practice can be downloaded here.               

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