Suffolk GP Federation manages various community services in alliance with Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Suffolk County Council and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
The services are:
- Podiatry – the diagnosis, treatment and onward referral where necessary of patients experiencing problems relating to their feet, ankles and lower limbs. For more information, click here.
- Fracture Prevention Service – a team of specialist nurses who focus on helping people to avoid having fragility fractures and supporting those with osteoporosis. For more information, click here.
- Bladder & Bowel – a specialist team working with people who have continence problems. These can be suffered at any age, for example by people who have had surgery. For more information, click here.
- Stoma – a specialist team for people who have a stoma (a surgically created opening which allows waste to leave the body). For more information, click here.
- Felixstowe Minor Injuries Unit – a general minor injuries service that provides telephone and drop-in advice, along with phlebotomy, x-ray, leg ulcers, urgent and routine electrocardiograms and injections. Other services include intravenous therapy, enhanced minor operations, replacement hearing aid batteries and tubing, chlamydia screening and emergency contraception. For more information, click here.
If you have any questions about any of the services above, please contact us.
You can also find out more information on the Suffolk Community Services website.