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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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Patients in Haverhill invited to have their say at engagement evening

Posted: Wednesday 18th of October 2017

Local residents are invited to attend an information and engagement event at Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice in Haverhill. Suffolk GP Federation has been in charge of the surgery since July and since then we have introduced a number of changes – including a new way to book appointments. We are...

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New pain management service will deliver care closer to home

Posted: Thursday 28th of September 2017

Suffolk GP Federation will deliver a new pain management service in partnership with West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT). The collaboration will see staff from both organisations working across primary, secondary and community care. They will offer support to patients to self-manage their condition, improve the choices those patients have in...

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September Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 27th of September 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – September 2017 Opportunity to work in Fed’s GP streaming service Update on community services NHS England GP+ audit Latest on out of hours and 111 bid Launch of Prescribing Support Service Nurse leadership programme Advice on employing Emergency Care Practitioners To read the newsletter, please...

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North East Essex Diabetes Service shortlisted for innovation award

Posted: Friday 8th of September 2017

The Virtual Ward is a collaborative approach that aims to help patients control their diabetes and where appropriate reduce the number of visits from community nurses. A Diabetes Specialist Nurse and Community Nurse supported by a Consultant meet monthly to discuss patients’ conditions and review medication. Since launching last year,...

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More improvements planned for Christmas Maltings & Clements

Posted: Monday 4th of September 2017

Suffolk GP Federation is pleased to announce more details of planned improvements at the Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice in Haverhill. Since we took on the running of the practice in July we have established a new booking system to reduce patient waiting times and there has been a concentrated...

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