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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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Suffolk GP Federation’s COVID-19 vaccination centres are closed today

Posted: Sunday 7th of February 2021

Because of snowy conditions and for safety reasons, the five COVID-19 vaccination centres run by the Suffolk GP Federation are closed today (Monday 8th Feb). The centres are based at the following locations: Debenham Community Centre; The EpiCentre, Haverhill; Trinity Park, near Ipswich; The Mix, Stowmarket; and Woodbridge Community Hall....

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Early closure today of five COVID-19 vaccination centres

Posted: Sunday 7th of February 2021

Because of snowy conditions, the five COVID-19 vaccination centres run by the Suffolk GP Federation will close early today (Sunday 7thFebruary). The centres at the following four locations will close at noon: Debenham Community Centre; Trinity Park, near Ipswich; The Mix, Stowmarket; and Woodbridge Community Hall. The centre at The...

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COVID-19 vaccinations – How did it go for you?

Posted: Thursday 21st of January 2021

Healthwatch Suffolk is asking people who have had a COVID-19 vaccination in the county to share their experience.  The organisation, which uses the views of Suffolk people to shape and improve local health and care services, will make your feedback known to the leaders of the county’s health and social...

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Health Secretary given virtual tour of Haverhill COVID-19 vaccination centre

Posted: Tuesday 19th of January 2021

A Haverhill GP has given Health Secretary Matt Hancock a virtual tour of the town’s COVID-19 vaccination centre.   Dr Roz Tandy, Deputy Lead GP at Unity Healthcare, showed Mr Hancock around the centre, which is being run by the Suffolk GP Federation, on the day it opened (15th Jan)....

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Assurance given to elderly patients over COVID-19 vaccinations

Posted: Monday 18th of January 2021

A senior doctor from the Suffolk GP Federation, which is running the COVID-19 vaccination programme for 28 of the county’s 62 GP practices, today said all patients over 80 will have been contacted by the end of this week. Patients who have a mobile phone will receive a text and...

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ITV Anglia News reports on opening of COVID-19 vaccination centre at Haverhill

Posted: Saturday 16th of January 2021

ITV Anglia News visited the COVID-19 vaccination centre at the EpiCentre, Haverhill, which opened yesterday (15thJan). It is one of five being run by the Suffolk GP Federation. To watch Anglia’s report, which lasts just over two minutes, see here.

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