News

2016/17 – a year of progress

Posted: Wednesday 15th of March 2017

Our review of 2016/17 illustrates the breadth of work the Federation is now involved with. Geographically this includes North East Essex, which is now combined with Suffolk for NHS planning purposes.   A significant portion of our membership engaged in discussions around the strategic options for primary care going forward....

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March Newsletter

Posted: Wednesday 1st of March 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – March 2017 GP Fed objectives for 2017/18 Update on Fed elections GP+ recruitment Support for newly qualified GPs Update on training & career development Lymphoedema service update   To read the newsletter, please click here.

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February Newsletter

Posted: Friday 24th of February 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – February 2017 Update on locum booking service GP+ latest Felixstowe ‘On the Day’ team explained Leadership programme for Ipswich GPs Fed board elections New Fed Director of Primary Care Chance to visit Greater Manchester ‘Devo Manc’ Accountable Care Organisation New support group for recently qualified GPs...

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Suffolk GP Federation in the news

Posted: Thursday 16th of February 2017

Non-Executive Board Member Simon Rudland was recently quoted in the East Anglian Daily Times addressing concerns over the length of GP appointments and highlighting some of the great work being done by Suffolk GP Federation. Read more here: http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/fears_raised_for_suffolk_health_services_after_pinewood_doctor_records_96_patient_encounters_a_day_1_4889232

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Suffolk GP Federation responds to Prime Minister Theresa May

Posted: Monday 30th of January 2017

Suffolk GP Federation has serious concerns regarding Prime Minister Theresa May’s calls for GP surgeries to open 8am-8pm seven-days a week.  We believe that as well as damaging the morale of the existing workforce it could also seriously undermine efforts to attract new doctors to the profession. Read our full...

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January Newsletter

Posted: Monday 30th of January 2017

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – January 2017 Update on strategic options for practices MCP contract Fed support for local practices Annual Fed elections GP+ 111/Out of Hours Pharmacists in primary care Update on Walton Surgery, Felixstowe Visit to Modality in Birmingham To read the newsletter, please click here

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December Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 20th of December 2016

Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – December 2016 Update on GP+ Prescribing Support Services (PSS) Director of New Models of Care Election result Felixstowe ‘On the Day’ team Locum booking service Update on LES Suffolk First5 – open meeting NHSE scheme to improve retention of older doctors Recruitment of Fed Director...

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November Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday 29th of November 2016

Suffolk GP Federation newsletter – November 2016 Local Enhanced Service (LES) – offer for all member practices Diabetes team shortlisted for top honour GP Fed takes on running of Walton Surgery Suffolk First5 – open meeting for all interested GPs Election of non-executive director for West Suffolk Good news on ultrasound...

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Suffolk Primary Care Newsletter – November 2016

Posted: Friday 25th of November 2016

HAVEN HEALTH, HOWARD HOUSE & WALTON SURGERY: WORKING TOGETHER FOR OUR PATIENTS WALTON SURGERY UPDATE HOW IS THIS GOING TO AFFECT YOU? YOUR HEALTHCARE TEAM GP SURGERIES ARE REQUIRED TO: INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO YOUR PATIENT RECORDS? SHARING YOUR INFORMATION YOUR RIGHTS Click here to read the...

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Changes to save Walton Surgery at Felixstowe from closure

Posted: Monday 14th of November 2016

To view please click on the following link: Walton Surgery

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