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Shine a light on loneliness

In Suffolk 15,000 older people don’t speak to a friend, family member or neighbour for a month or more. more>


Woken up feeling ill? Don't know what to do? Call NHS 111 free for urgent medical advice, anytime #SuffolkNHS
Sat 31 Jan 15  9:30
Be prepared for minor injury and illness - stock up your medicine cabinet - ask your pharmacist what you need! http://t.co/n5s6sOEWeT
Fri 30 Jan 15  13:30
Don't underestimate just how much your pharmacist can help you deal with minor injury or illness. #SuffolkNHS
Fri 30 Jan 15  9:00
If you need urgent medical help tonight when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111 - open 24/7 and free to call #SuffolkNHS
Thu 29 Jan 15  18:01
RT @nhssmokefree: Quit smoking and reverse some of the damage. Stop the rot and seek support by searching #Smokefree online http://t.co/5qb…
Thu 29 Jan 15  14:48
RT @lesley_dent: 80% of GP practices in Suffolk have uploaded @NHSSCR for patients. Well done to @IESCCG @NHSWSCCG @ThevalueofIMT #datasha…
Thu 29 Jan 15  14:46
RT @HWSuffolk: BBC News - NHS satisfaction 'risen significantly' http://t.co/CA7wQIwNV9
Thu 29 Jan 15  13:03
RT @THTorguk: Article on the power of television to influence attitudes around #HIV, including our partnership with @Hollyoaks http://t.co/…
Thu 29 Jan 15  13:03
http://t.co/WuBGodnXHa If you need a winter coat but can't afford one get to Felixtsowe today to collect a free one @IESCCG @SOACTIVEyou
Thu 29 Jan 15  12:24
RT @NHSChoices: Healthy eating advice for vegetarians and vegans: http://t.co/hFirl6mDOI
Tue 27 Jan 15  16:17
If you need urgent medical advice tonight when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111. Free to call and open 24/7. #SuffolkNHS
Tue 27 Jan 15  16:16
http://t.co/HKEVbspuF0 This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week - 3 women a day die from this disease. Read more and RT #SuffolkNHS
Tue 27 Jan 15  14:43
RT @NHSChoices: It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week - info on HPV vaccine offered to girls aged 12 to 13 and available till age 18 http://…
Tue 27 Jan 15  14:35
RT @sfc_d4c: We’re looking for more members to join us and help support #familycarers in Suffolk! Come and join us! http://t.co/tfdIJ71zeX
Tue 27 Jan 15  14:35
RT @SCCPublicHealth: Apply for HRUK Healthy Heart Grants | Heart Research UK http://t.co/s8EMmBwKJk
Tue 27 Jan 15  14:35
V. positive meeting between @AgeUKSuffolk @IESCCG @NHSWSCCG to promote health and wellbeing issues to older people in Suffolk #SuffolkNHS
Tue 27 Jan 15  14:33
RT @IpswichHosp: Just found out we've been shortlisted FOUR times in the national patient experience @PENN_Awards. Yay!
Tue 27 Jan 15  12:18
RT @NHSChoices: Find out what you are entitled to and how to get help with NHS dental charges: http://t.co/6BSqcOPP7q
Tue 27 Jan 15  12:01
http://t.co/ocKOFkbHo9 Using nationally sourced translated materials is a principle of the draft translation policy @IESCCG
Tue 27 Jan 15  12:01
http://t.co/ocKOFkbHo9 Giving people access to good information makes people feel able to look after themselves,said Gulshan Kayembe @IESCCG
Tue 27 Jan 15  11:56


NHS staff helping to keep people warm this winter
NHS staff at two of the county’s clinical commissioning groups have been generously donating winter coats to help needy people keep warm and cosy.  more>
NHS England issues cold weather alert

NHS England has issued a cold weather alert for the next seven days, warning the public that services could be disrupted and asking vulnerable patients to take extra care.

There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions between 1800 on Monday and 0700 on Sunday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.

More details about the weather alert is available on the MET Office website.  more>
Healthy lifestyles survey
Public Health Suffolk are looking to improve the healthy lifestyles services available in Suffolk and would like to ask you some questions about the local services.  In completing this short survey you are helping to provide a service that is appropriate, accessible and of high quality. Please follow the above link to take the survey.  more>
Healthcare options for New Year’s Day
A happy and healthy New Year from everyone at NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group. 
Advice for asthma sufferers in the winter
With winter nearly upon us, there is more likelihood of catching a cold or ‘flu.  Local GP, Dr Mike McCullagh offers advice to asthma sufferers who will have more difficulty breathing.  more>

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Choose the right service

Choose the right service

A&E is for life threatening accidents and emergencies only. NHS 111 directs you straightaway to the local service that can help you best. more>
Oesophago-gastric cancers campaign

Oesophago-gastric cancers campaign

Heartburn most days, for three weeks or more, could be a sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer – tell your doctor.  more>
Had a bump?

Had a bump?

For minor cuts, bumps, sprains, coughs and colds, see your pharmacist or call NHS 111 for advice. more>
Keep warm, keep well

Keep warm, keep well

Keep your home and family warm and healthy over the winter. more>
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