GP+ now offering more choice for patients

Posted: Tuesday 29th of August 2017

Patients who need a doctors’ appointment after work or at weekends now have access to a wider range of healthcare professionals. Suffolk GP Federation is expanding its GP+ service in Ipswich to include physiotherapists. We are also continuing to recruit additional GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Prescribers across all GP+...

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Walton Surgery rated ‘Good’ in all areas by the Care Quality Commission

Posted: Thursday 10th of August 2017

Walton Surgery in Felixstowe has been rated as ‘Good’ in all areas by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It is the first inspection the practice has received since being taken over by Suffolk GP Federation at the end of last year. Areas praised by inspectors included patient safety, service effectiveness...

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July Newsletter

Posted: Monday 31st of July 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – July 2017 Update on supporting practices at scale Streaming service latest Prescribing Support Service GP+ news Diabetes funding Physios in primary care Staff survey results To read the newsletter, please click here.

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Staff survey results 2017

Posted: Thursday 13th of July 2017

The results of our 2017 staff survey have been very encouraging. In total, we had 96 responses including those working in GP+. Generally, Suffolk GP Federation compares very favourably with NHS organisations. Also, 89% ‘agreed’ or ‘strongly agreed’ that if a friend or relative needed treatment that they would be...

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Christmas Maltings & Clements Practice, Haverhill

Posted: Thursday 6th of July 2017

Suffolk GP Federation has now officially taken on the management of Christmas Maltings and Clements in Haverhill, which also includes a sister practice in Kedington. The surgery had faced an uncertain future due to problems recruiting new GPs and increasing patient demand. We now aim to stabilise the practice and...

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June Newsletter

Posted: Friday 30th of June 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – June 2017 Tackling the impending crisis in practice nurses Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Urgent Care service bid (111 & Out of Hours) Update from Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice, Haverhill Update from Walton Surgery, Felixstowe Suffolk Primary Care (SPC) GP+ in the West...

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Haverhill Town Council: meeting presentation slides

Posted: Wednesday 21st of June 2017

Last night we had a meeting with Haverhill Town Council to discuss the future changes for Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice. You can download the presentation slides on the link below. Suffolk GP Fed CM&C presentation Haverhill Town Council

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Patient Engagement Evening at Christmas Maltings and Clements

Posted: Wednesday 14th of June 2017

Last week we hosted a patient engagement evening at Christmas Maltings and Clements, to update patients on some of the upcoming changes to their practice. You can download presentations slides and Q+A from the evening below… Patient Information Evening – Presentation Slides Patient Information Evening – Q+A  

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May Newsletter

Posted: Friday 26th of May 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – May 2017 Primary care GP streaming – proposal from Suffolk GP Federation Suffolk Locum Service update Suffolk GP Federation services in focus – North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) Update on working At scale initiatives To read the newsletter, please click here

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Patients can learn more about changes to Haverhill GP practice

Posted: Thursday 25th of May 2017

Patients can learn more about changes to Haverhill GP practice Suffolk GP Federation is holding an information evening so patients can learn more about our plans for Christmas Maltings and Clements Practice in Haverhill. It is being held at the Clements Surgery in Greenfields Way at 7pm on Tuesday, June...

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