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Cases of syphilis are on the rise in the east of England. The risk of acquiring syphilis and other STIs can be reduced by practising safer sex and using protection when engaging in any sexual activity. more>


The @theCALMzone helpline is for men who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find infor… https://t.co/00pTe87bO1
Sat 23 Feb 2019  21:00
You are not alone this Saturday evening. If things are getting to you call @samaritans anytime on 116 123. https://t.co/DfFyQSblCv
Sat 23 Feb 2019  17:30
"We recommend that anyone having sex with a new or casual partner uses condoms and tests regularly for sexually tra… https://t.co/BmUw5MNkM1
Sat 23 Feb 2019  17:23
Know your units - you might be surprised at how much alcohol is in your favourite drink. Download the Drink Free D… https://t.co/7rrpnPWMAG
Sat 23 Feb 2019  14:02
Walk your way to health - walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and… https://t.co/72x8L6PkxH
Sat 23 Feb 2019  11:00
Your local pharmacy is the place to go for help and advice if you feel unwell this Saturday. No appointment is nee… https://t.co/5FCCY1gGU0
Sat 23 Feb 2019  9:00
If you need urgent medical help or advice this Friday evening simply call NHS 111. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/3QMrqCERj0
Fri 22 Feb 2019  19:28
Making plans for the weekend? Please think about telephoning or visiting an elderly relative or neighbour for a ch… https://t.co/LNgB16LEG1
Fri 22 Feb 2019  16:43
RT @auriensliving: 92-years-old and still practicing, meet Dr. Melissa Freeman https://t.co/0ysPDjuqkX #VintageVitality https://t.co/ojNnXl…
Fri 22 Feb 2019  14:42
Well known #Ipswich GP - Dr Ben Solway - will be running the @LondonMarathon on April 28 in aid of @mndassoc You… https://t.co/gSVDxIJYSP
Fri 22 Feb 2019  14:22
RT @gp_hub: Well that was a busy morning, so many emails today. Really excited GP Support Hub seems to be very popular. We had more great f…
Fri 22 Feb 2019  14:07
Rates of syphilis are on the rise so please practice safe sex this weekend. Use a condom during oral, anal and vag… https://t.co/OyNLfTOxOJ
Fri 22 Feb 2019  12:12
Popping out this Friday lunchtime? Why not take the opportunity to go to your local pharmacy to purchase some of t… https://t.co/ngg5Flg99F
Fri 22 Feb 2019  11:33
It's #WorldThinkingDay Thinking about becoming a fitter and healthier you? Read this useful #NHS advice along wi… https://t.co/o03sO9wmn2
Fri 22 Feb 2019  11:02
Got a busy Friday ahead? No time to get to a GP appointment during office hours? Remember the Suffolk GP+ servic… https://t.co/VtzyV4FD8l
Fri 22 Feb 2019  10:28
The risk of acquiring syphilis and other STIs can be reduced by practising safer sex and using protection when enga… https://t.co/0wePMA8qRR
Thu 21 Feb 2019  19:53
Call NHS 111 if you need urgent medical help or advice this evening. Open 24/7 and free to call. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/aQNpfW6Tco
Thu 21 Feb 2019  18:30
Going to your GP surgery when you’ve got diarrhoea and vomiting can put others at risk of infection. It’s best to c… https://t.co/KTvnLIheWg
Thu 21 Feb 2019  15:40
Parents and carers of young people aged 14 to 25 with learning disabilities are encouraged to make sure they underg… https://t.co/yvJThRxhXu
Thu 21 Feb 2019  15:06
RT @SfkRapeCrisis: We are very excited to announce that from April 2019 we will be offering a limited number of online counselling slots to…
Thu 21 Feb 2019  14:50


Syphilis is on the rise in the east of England
Public Health England in partnership with the 12 local authorities across the region and the Terrence Higgins Trust have today launched a social media campaign aimed at raising awareness of the rise in syphilis.  more>
New initiative launched to help retain and recruit more GPs in Suffolk and north east Essex

A new initiative aimed at retaining the services of senior GPs – and boosting new recruits to the profession – has been launched in Suffolk and north east Essex.

Funding agreed for Citizens Advice in Suffolk
Citizens Advice in Suffolk will no longer see any difference in their funding for next year, following collaboration between Suffolk County Council, NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group.
Recognition for Suffolk's community pharmacies

Suffolk’s community pharmacy teams were again recognised for the support they provide to their local communities in an awards ceremony.

Read the latest CCG newsletter

The latest edition of the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG newsletter has just been published.


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Hand washing prevents the spread of germs

Hand washing prevents the spread of germs

Washing your hands regularly and well is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of sickness and germs. more>
Feeling unwell? Ask your pharmacist

Feeling unwell? Ask your pharmacist

If you feel unwell go to your local pharmacy for help and advice. No appointment needed. more>
# a very different conversation

# a very different conversation

As you will be aware, #averydifferentconversation has been happening across east and west Suffolk since May 2018. more>
Evening and weekend GP appointments

Evening and weekend GP appointments

Ask at your own GP practice about Suffolk GP+ - offering doctors' appointments in the evenings and at weekends. more>
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