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A social prescribing initiative that has been helping to improve health and wellbeing is being rolled out across east Suffolk. Connect for Health is a free and confidential service for adults who need specialist support to help them with non-medical issues that impact negatively on their overall health. more>


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Pilot project underway to support vulnerable people
Suffolk Constabulary is collaborating with mental health professionals from the Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to provide extra support to those people who the police regularly encounter due to their mental ill-health.  more>
Social prescribing initiative expanded across east Suffolk

A new social prescribing initiative that has been helping to improve the health and wellbeing of Ipswich residents is to be rolled out across east Suffolk.

Neurological centre set to expand
Plans have been approved for the expansion of a specialist rehabilitation service located at Sue Ryder The Chantry - to a 32 bed neurological centre.  more>
Dedicated team nominated for national award
A multi-agency team which is helping to prevent more than 600 admissions to Ipswich Hospital every month by making sure patients receive the right treatment in their own homes has been shortlisted for a national award.  more>
Useful advice ahead of the August bank holiday weekend
GPs in Suffolk and north east Essex are encouraging people to prepare for the August bank holiday weekend.  more>

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Urgent medical help and advice 24/7

Urgent medical help and advice 24/7

You can access urgent medical help and advice 24/7 by calling NHS 111 or visiting NHS 111 Online. more>
Evening and weekend GP appointments

Evening and weekend GP appointments

GP and nurse appointments are available evening and weekends - ask at your own practice during its usual opening hours.  more>
# a very different conversation

# a very different conversation

#averydifferentconversation on mental health and emotional wellbeing has been happening across east and west Suffolk since May 2018. more>
Live Life To The Full

Live Life To The Full

Online resources covering low mood, stress and resiliency. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence and feel happier. more>
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