Welcome to our website

Menu

2021

June meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee
16 June 2021
The next meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for east Suffolk will take place virtually on Tuesday June 22 at 2.00 p.m.
 
New Personality and Complex Needs service to be established
02 June 2021
A new Personality Disorder and Complex Needs (PDCN) pathway is set to be established in east and west Suffolk, giving people the opportunity of earlier access to treatment and better support for those already living with a PDCN condition.
 
Volunteers recognised for their support in COVID-19 vaccination roll during volunteers week
01 June 2021
Health and care leaders across Suffolk and north east Essex have thanked volunteers for their invaluable contribution in supporting the NHS’s largest vaccination drive in history.
 
NHS’s first-ever sea shanty created to encourage COVID-19 vaccination
01 June 2021
What’s believed to be the first-ever sea shanty in the world written to encourage people to take up the offer of a COVID-19 vaccination has been created by the well-known East Anglian group The Motley Crew.
 
Extra investment for Eating Disorder Service
26 May 2021
The green light has been given for almost £1 million to be invested in order to kickstart the turnaround of the east and west Suffolk Eating Disorder Service.
 
One millionth COVID-19 vaccination administered
26 May 2021
A landmark has been reached as the 1,000,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine has been administered in the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS) area.
 
Community pharmacies are the best performing in England
25 May 2021
Community pharmacies in the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS) area have been recognised as the best performing in the country for the number of flu vaccines they have administered to local people.
 
Integrated Care Academy (ICA) launch week 24-28 May with daily programme of free online events
21 May 2021
Students, researchers, health and care leaders, frontline staff and local communities are invited to contribute to a series of free online events that will mark the launch of the Integrated Care Academy (ICA), hosted by the University of Suffolk.
 
Integrated Care Academy (ICA) launches with global award-winning research in care for older people
21 May 2021
Age Care Technologies (ACT), the lead partner in the ICA’s research into the care of older people, has won the 2021 World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) Prize for Innovation in Healthy Ageing.
 
May's meeting of the CCG's Governing Body
19 May 2021
The next meeting of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday May 25 from 9.15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
 
Suffolk and North East Essex ICS to help lead NHS routine care recovery plan
14 May 2021
Health and care leaders across Suffolk and north east Essex have said £10m awarded to the system will accelerate the recovery of routine NHS services.
 
CCGs extend courses to help prevent more people developing Type 2 diabetes
10 May 2021

Clinicians in Suffolk and north east Essex are using National Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week (10-16 May) to promote the availability of more places on the prevention programme designed for people known to be at risk of the disease.


 
How Do We Heal? Online Conversations
10 May 2021
People across East Suffolk are invited to participate in a series of online conversations which are taking place over the next couple of weeks, with the aim of capturing and understanding people’s health and care experiences during the pandemic in order to help shape how future services are delivered.
 
Local helpline available to support people with their COVID-19 vaccination booking
07 May 2021
Most people who were vaccinated in February will already have received their second vaccination appointment, but for those who are unsure, the local health care system wants to check that everyone gets their appointment.
 
Tell us your vaccination experience
30 April 2021
With most people across Suffolk and north east Essex reporting a very positive experience of receiving their COVID-19 vaccine, all those being vaccinated are being urged to continue to give their feedback on their experience.
 
Ten hours of free online antenatal classes
28 April 2021
All pregnant women and their birth partners across the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS) are now being offered 10-hours of free online antenatal classes.
 
Maternity and COVID-19 - virtual event set to answer questions
20 April 2021
A virtual event is being held later this week which will enable people to hear from local health experts and ask them questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and any concerns that they may have relating to the vaccine and fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
 
April meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee
20 April 2021

The next meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for east Suffolk will take place virtually on Tuesday April 27 at 2.00 p.m.


 
Local pharmacies now stocking COVID testing kits
15 April 2021

Community pharmacy teams in Suffolk are now offering free coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid test kits as they help to support the lifting of national restrictions and the pandemic recovery.


 
Provision of Psychological Therapies to be expanded across east and west Suffolk
30 March 2021
Services supporting people in east and west Suffolk with common mental health presentations such as low mood and anxiety disorders are to be expanded.
 
Useful advice as hay fever season begins
30 March 2021
With the Met Office’s forecast of a high pollen count over the next few days, local health care professionals are offering some useful advice to those who suffer from a hay fever allergy.
 
Health care advice for the Easter holidays
25 March 2021
With health care services still under enormous pressure, people across Suffolk and north east Essex are being encouraged to be prepared and know what to do if they or a family member feels unwell over the Easter weekend.
 
Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment
19 March 2021
In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6.
 
Celebrating social prescribing in east Suffolk
17 March 2021
This week’s Social Prescribing Day (March 18) is a celebration of east Suffolk’s hugely successful, nationally recognized social prescribing initiative, Connect for Health, which has supported an estimated over 6000 people since its inception two and a half years ago.
 
March meeting of the Governing Body
16 March 2021
The next meeting of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday March 23 from 9.15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
 
Roving vaccination team set to drive down barriers to COVID-19 vaccine uptake
09 March 2021
NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG and Ipswich Buses have joined forces to launch a mobile COVID-19 vaccination facility.
 
Another opportunity to ask questions about COVID-19
23 February 2021
Another virtual community event will take place this week – enabling local people to put their questions about COVID-19 and the vaccination programme to a panel of health and care experts.
 
February Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting
17 February 2021
The next meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for east Suffolk will take place virtually on Tuesday February 23.
 
New initiative aims to inspire confidence and dispel Covid-19 myths
10 February 2021
A new social media initiative has been launched locally which aims to debunk the myths around the Covid-19 vaccine and encourage everyone who is invited for vaccination to take up the offer.
 
Vaccinations and predicted inclement weather this weekend
05 February 2021
Health and care leaders across Suffolk and north east Essex say plans are in place at vaccination sites and centres to deal with forecasted snow over the coming weekend.
 
Independent health and care professionals encouraged to register for vaccination
03 February 2021
Independent providers of health and care services in east and west Suffolk and north east Essex are invited to register to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.
 
An easy way to access your NHS number
03 February 2021
Everyone invited to have a Covid-19 vaccination is asked to bring a copy of their NHS number with them to their appointment.

 
Near doubling of vaccination numbers for over 80s
29 January 2021

Latest figures reveal that 71% of the over 80s in the Suffolk and North East Essex ICS area have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination, a near doubling in numbers over last week’s figure of 36%.


 
First Suffolk coronavirus large vaccination centre launches
26 January 2021

The first COVID-19 NHS large vaccination centre in Suffolk opens today (Tuesday 26 January).

 
New mental health support service launched for health and care staff
26 January 2021
A new COVID-19 support service for health and care staff across Norfolk and Suffolk launched today, 25 January, to help them cope with the immense pressures of working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Equity in Mind: Launch of new grant fund to support people's mental wellbeing
21 January 2021
Community, voluntary and social enterprise organisations in east and west Suffolk are invited to apply for new grant funding for projects that will support people’s mental wellbeing and the further development of our new Suffolk community mental health model.
 
January meeting of the CCG's Governing Body
19 January 2021
The next meeting of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday January 26 from 9.15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
 
Leading BAME doctor urges others to say yes to Covid-19 vaccination
14 January 2021
A well-known health care professional in Ipswich has pledged his confidence in the safety of the Covid-19 vaccine and is urging everyone, including other members of Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, not to be afraid of having the vaccination.
 
Virtual Community Event - Your Covid-19 Questions Answered
13 January 2021

A virtual community event will be held for people in Suffolk and north east Essex (postcode areas CO1-CO16) to put their questions about the COVID-19 pandemic to a panel of experts from local health and care services and community leaders.

 
Adult Carer Services – New Five - Year Contract Confirmed for Suffolk Family Carers
12 January 2021
A new era in services for carers in Suffolk begins from April 2021, with Suffolk Family Carers having been chosen to deliver a county-wide provision of support for adults, covering the next five years.
 
System launches new Covid-19 vaccination website
11 January 2021
A brand-new website has been launched which aims to offer residents of east and west Suffolk and north east Essex a single, comprehensive and accurate source of information about Covid-19 and vaccinations.
 
14 new COVID-19 sites go live across Suffolk and north east Essex
07 January 2021
The next wave of locations for Primary Care Network (PCN) vaccination sites have today been confirmed across the Suffolk and north east Essex Integrated Care System (ICS).
Select font size
Site colour
Accessibility