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"Welcome to the members' area. While this area is aimed at our member GP practices and the information drafted with that in mind, much of the content is open to view without a password.

We intend this to be a useful resource for our members to gain up to date news and share information."
Dr Mark Shenton, Chair


Important Notice - Use e-Referral Service

As from 1 October 2016, Ipswich Hospital will not accept written referrals for any speciality that is available on e-Referral (Choose and Book). Any written referrals received that could have been sent via e-Referral will be rejected and a letter sent to the referring GP.


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Enhanced speech and language therapy service pilot
For many years there have been speech and language therapy gaps for adults with dementia, non-adult acquired neurological conditions and mental health issues.  The speech and language therapists from acute, community and NSFT have been working together and will be running a 6 month pilot and from 1 March 2017 the community service will accept referrals for these conditions during the pilot period.  more>
NHS England launches new measures to help GPs access the care they need for themselves
A world-first nationally-funded service to support GPs and GP trainees suffering mental ill-health and addiction started on 30 January. The NHS GP Health Service will provide free and confidential mental health support for GPs and GP trainees, on a self-referral basis only. The service is an important part of NHS England’s commitment to help retain a healthy and resilient workforce and in supporting GPs and GP trainees who wish to remain in or return to clinical practice after a period of ill health.  more>
A new guide to help GP practices engage with patients when making changes to services
If you are making a material change to your services which will impact on how people access services, you will need to engage and involve your patients and staff. 
This guide should help you understand the range of issues facing GPs and the other parties to inform processes and assist decision-making.  more>
Patient Online - Practice Time Saving Calculator

Have you ever considered how much time could be saved by encouraging more patients to sign up to Patient Online? A Patient Online Time Saving calculator has now been developed and enables practices to work out how much time they could save through transferring online the booking and cancelling of appointments, the ordering of repeat prescriptions and patients receiving tests online. Download above

Helping cancer patients get a faster diagnosis
Ipswich Hospital has become one of just five trusts from across the country to take part in a new pilot designed to improve cancer care by speeding up diagnosis.  more>

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Training and Education: 23 March

Training and Education: 23 March

Our next session includes clinical presentations on radiology and diabetes as well as speed dates to include delegated commissioning & dermatology more>
Support and Information Dementia service

Support and Information Dementia service

New Support and Information service (SAID) to help patients find the support they need following a dementia diagnosis more>
Macmillan Ipswich Diagnostic Assessment Service

Macmillan Ipswich Diagnostic Assessment Service

MIDAS is a new service that offers a vague symptoms pathway for patients who have symptoms that may indicate cancer. more>
Guide to engaging patients

Guide to engaging patients

This new guide is to help GP practices engage with patients when making changes to services, to help inform processes and assist decision-making. more>
Community Education Provider Network

Community Education Provider Network

Addressing workforce& workload challenges to ensure that we have health & care professionals with the right skills to meet the needs of local people more>
E-Learning Portal

E-Learning Portal

The CCG created Staff Pathways, a direct portal to a set of training that practice staff regularly have to complete. Click to go to Staff Pathways more>
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