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IESCCG is a supporter of Self Care Week 2014

Self Care Week is a national awareness campaign to promote the benefits of self care, and this year it takes place between 17 and 23 November.  more>


Remember that sore throats last an average of 8 days #SuffolkNHS
Mon 24 Nov 14  8:15
If you have a lung condition like COPD or asthma, you’re at a much greater risk of complications from flu #flusafe
Sun 23 Nov 14  14:30
Stop! Don’t rush to A&E with a minor health condition. Instead call NHS 111 for advice, 24/7. #SuffolkNHS
Sun 23 Nov 14  11:15
Is your medicine cabinet ready for winter? #selfcarehttp://bit.ly/19Cjscf
Sat 22 Nov 14  14:30
Pharmacies are often open later and at weekends and can offer health advice and information #pharmacyfirst
Sat 22 Nov 14  13:15
Winter conditions, such as cold and flu, are viruses and therefore cannot be treated by antibiotics #pharmacyfirst
Sat 22 Nov 14  10:15
The theme of this year’s Self Care week is “Be Healthy This Winter” http://t.co/lFq4DipH1t #SuffolkNHS
Sat 22 Nov 14  9:15
Just 10-15 minutes away from everything eg. reading a book or having a bath can help your mental wellbeing #SuffolkNHS
Fri 21 Nov 14  16:30
Antibiotics won’t help your cold so don’t waste time going to the GP. See your pharmacist instead #pharmacyfirst
Fri 21 Nov 14  12:00
RT @NHSChoices: If you're visiting or caring for a relative who is unwell this weekend, get #EarlyAdvice from: http://t.co/0xsdfgvEvp http:…
Fri 21 Nov 14  11:17
RT @NHSChoices: If you are worried a relative is feeling under the weather, seek #EarlyAdvice: http://t.co/Q7CIiQ5dbj #SelfCareWeek http://…
Fri 21 Nov 14  11:16
http://t.co/Dzeqey0Vz5 @IESCCG Governing Body meeting is taking place on Tues 25 Nov from 9am at Kesgrave Conference Centre. Do come along.
Fri 21 Nov 14  11:16
http://t.co/fjbcH3ol11 Planning to Christmas shop this weekend? Think about buying a pair of slippers for an elderly relative or friend
Fri 21 Nov 14  11:14
Your pharmacist is a trained health professional who can provide advice on minor ailments and illnesses #pharmacyfirst
Fri 21 Nov 14  9:50
On average, adults can expect two colds a year and children as many as 10, until they develop immunity #treatyourselfbetter
Thu 20 Nov 14  20:50
Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats facing us today. Become an #antibioticguardianwww.antibioticguardian.com
Thu 20 Nov 14  15:50
Before you rush to your GP or A&E, check your symptoms at http://t.co/aVTufqogsy or call NHS 111 #selfcare
Thu 20 Nov 14  12:05
Self Care Week – Stay mentally healthy this winter by staying active and eating well http://t.co/lFq4DipH1t
Thu 20 Nov 14  10:30
It’s not too late to have your flu jab so make an appointment at your GP before flu hits #flusafe
Thu 20 Nov 14  9:15
@IESCCG Governing Body is meeting in public on 25 Nov in Kesgrave - come along if you can! http://t.co/Dzeqey0Vz5
Thu 20 Nov 14  9:00


Think about giving slippers as a Christmas gift
With just over a month to go until Christmas, GPs in east and west Suffolk are asking local people to think about giving a pair of slippers as a Christmas gift to an older relative, friend or neighbour.
The meeting in public of the Governing Body of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group will take place on Tuesday 25 November at 9:15 a.m.  more>
GPs in Suffolk are supporting Self Care Week 2014
GPs at NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group are supporting Self Care Week 2014, which runs from 17 – 23 November.  more>
Antibiotics won't cure coughs and colds
Antibiotics are not a miracle cure – so don’t expect your GP to automatically prescribe them.  more>
Ebola in West Africa
If you have returned from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone or cared for someone with Ebola in the past 21 days and you have a fever or feel unwell.
Without touching anyone, tell a member of staff or call 111  more>

Form and List

Poster Competition

Poster Competition

Congratulations to the winners!
We are pleased to announce the winners of our Schools Poster Competition.  more>
Over 60 and feeling under the weather?

Over 60 and feeling under the weather?

A minor illness can get worse quickly when you're over 60, so early advice is the best advice.  more>
Look after yourself

Look after yourself

The campaign aims to encourage people to stay healthy and look after yourself over the winter.  more>
Meeting of the Governing Body

Meeting of the Governing Body

The next Governing Body meeting takes place on 25 November 2014 at Kesgrave Conference Centre. Click here for more information more>
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