The A&E department at Ipswich Hospital are encountering significant difficulties with a significant number of patients not being able to access services.
Ipswich Hospital is facing huge demands, with a very high number of both walk-in and ambulance arrivals.
Emergency Assessment Unit
Don’t forget you can contact the Emergency Assessment Unit Mon-Fri 8am-10pm
Ipswich Hospital – 01473 702260 or 702261 (direct line)
Admission Avoidance Services
24/7 - 365 days a year
What is it? REACT is the Reactive Emergency Assessment Community Team; a multi-agency scheme to reduce emergency admissions by supporting adults experiencing a "crisis" situation to remain in their own homes and/or enable rapid discharge from A&E to prevent an admission.
How do I make a referral?
The REACT service is accessed by telephone referral only. Please use the Care Coordination Centre number for referrals: 0300 123 2425 and ask for the REACT triage.
FAB (Frailty Assessment Base) referrals are made using existing method of contact: Tel: Hot Phone: (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00) 07930 181236 or email: ihn-tr.FAB@nhs.net