Suffolk GP Federation’s North East Essex Diabetes Service shortlisted for HSJ award

Posted: Thursday 6th of September 2018

Suffolk GP Federation is delighted to announce that our North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal Award. The service – which provides support for people living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes throughout Tendring and Colchester – has been shortlisted in the Optimisation...

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Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival Conference to focus on diet and health

Posted: Wednesday 5th of September 2018

The Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival at Snape Maltings is holding its fourth conference on Friday, 28 September focusing on the connection between diet and health and the advantages of the local food economy. The talk, which takes place just before the actual festival on the weekend 29-30 September, has the...

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High levels of satisfaction with local GP practices

Posted: Thursday 9th of August 2018

People across east and west Suffolk have reported a high level of satisfaction with their local GP practice, according to the latest independent national GP Patient survey data. The results of the IPSOS Mori/NHS England survey show that overall, GP practices in the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk and NHS...

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Christmas Maltings and Clements Summer newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 7th of August 2018

In the summer edition of the Christmas Maltings and Clements newsletter we introduce the new practice manager, Andy Cutting, and receive an update on the practice’s provision of safe, appropriate and sustainable care, read the newsletter here.

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July Newsletter

Posted: Friday 27th of July 2018

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – July 2018 Recruitment of Clinical Lead for Christmas Maltings & Clements Update on our primary care strategy Podiatry referrals New Clinical Nurse Lead for GP+ GP ‘Welcome back to work’ scheme Training to help lead multi-disciplinary teams To read the newsletter, please click here.

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June newsletter

Posted: Thursday 28th of June 2018

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – June 2018 Talkin’ bout my generation Bladder and Bowel Service Integrated Urgent Care contract win Fit for November programme Shared learning from significant events Fed share register and special resolution To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Suffolk GP Federation awarded Integrated Urgent Care service contract

Posted: Friday 22nd of June 2018

Suffolk GP Federation, in partnership with Care UK, have been awarded a five-year contract to deliver an enhanced integrated urgent care (IUC) service across east and west Suffolk and north east Essex. The award of this contract follows a competitive tendering process and will see Care UK deliver the NHS...

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Boost for Suffolk GP Federation’s Community Ultrasound Service

Posted: Friday 15th of June 2018

Suffolk GP Federation has invested £120,000 in it’s Community Ultrasound Service for East Suffolk – buying three new scanners. We have also recently employed two new sonographers – at a time when many are finding it difficult to recruit. The Community Ultrasound Service offers patients the chance to be scanned...

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May Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 30th of May 2018

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – May 2018 Update on MDDUS group buying scheme Opioid tapering Implementing GDPR Cardiology opportunities Update on practice collaborations Suffolk Locum Service latest To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Changes outlined for GP practice in Haverhill

Posted: Thursday 17th of May 2018

The management team at Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice in Haverhill has outlined how the surgery is changing as it looks to address the pressures facing the service. Suffolk GP Federation, which took on the running of the practice last year, said the new way of working will allow them...

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