Clinicians and staff at the Cardinal Medical Practice in Ipswich have expressed thanks to patients and the local community for giving feedback on a proposal to consolidate services at three GP practice sites into a new purpose-built primary care hub.
With latest figures showing a 40% increase in the number of UK children aged under 16 contracting Long COVID, a plea is being made this coming half-term to parents to take up the offer of COVID vaccination.
The extended bank holiday weekend to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will see many people enjoying themselves with family and friends - yet health care services are still coping with big pressures and 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.
Following the announcement of JCVI interim advice that a further COVID booster is likely to be offered in the autumn, the NHS in Suffolk and north east Essex is reminding people that there is still plenty of vaccine supply - and anyone eligible who has not had their full complement of COVID vaccinations is encouraged to come forward.
Health and care partners from across Suffolk and north east Essex have created a practical and useful local guide for those people fleeing the conflict in Ukraine and seeking shelter in Suffolk and north east Essex so they know which services are available and how to access them.
The bi-monthly meeting of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday May 24 from 9.15 a.m. to 12 noon.
PEOPLE living in Suffolk and north east Essex are being invited to share their experiences of the local health and care system – by entering them in a film competition.
Next week’s Dying Matters Awareness Week (May 2 – 6) sees the official launch of a new short film aiming to highlight how everyone in the latter stages of living has a choice in whether they receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a future medical emergency - and how they should speak with their family and health care professional to make their wishes known.
The next meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for east Suffolk will take place virtually on Tuesday April 26 at 2.00 p.m.
With health care services still under historic levels of 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.
The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations for all children aged 5 – 11 years begins next week.
A three-fold increase in the number of Covid-19 infections within communities across Suffolk over a two-week period has led health and care leaders to remind eligible local people to get their booster vaccination and not to be complacent about coronavirus.
Parents and guardians of 5 to 11-year-old children who are at higher risk of severe COVID-19 (e.g. immunosuppressed) and those living with people who are immunosuppressed, are being urged to get them vaccinated.
From Monday March 21, everyone aged 75 years or above and those aged 12 years or above who are severely immunosuppressed can go to a walk-in clinic in east and west Suffolk or north east Essex for their 2nd COVID-19 booster dose, or make an appointment via the national NHS booking site.
A call out is being made for former health and care staff across Suffolk and north East Essex to register their interest in becoming an NHS reservist.
More help and support is now available for patients waiting for surgery or hospital treatment whose care has been delayed because of the pandemic.
From today, parents of 5 – 11-year-old children who are clinically vulnerable or living with someone who is immunosuppressed are being encouraged to contact their local GP if they have not received an invitation to attend an appointment for their COVID-19 vaccination.
Suffolk’s Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub has teamed up with Barnardo’s children’s charity to help navigate families to emotional wellbeing support.
Bus driver, Steve Harvey, has received The Suffolk Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bi-monthly meeting of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday January 25 from 9.15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.