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Do you have a passion for improving healthcare services in east Suffolk?

We are looking for people to join our Community Engagement Partnership. Follow the link below to find out more about how you can get involved


Call NHS 111 for urgent medical help and advice. 24/7. Free to call. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/Iw4GKVXvul
Tue 21 Feb 2017  18:50
Open your prescription bag at the pharmacy counter and hand back what you don't need https://t.co/hT8ikFH7uO… https://t.co/bhYhbTrvnG
Tue 21 Feb 2017  18:20
Online advice and support for young people in Suffolk every weekday 5 - 7 p.m. https://t.co/hfnyNS4iHl @4_yp @sourcesuffolk #SuffolkNHS
Tue 21 Feb 2017  17:01
RT @SCCPublicHealth: Play your part in preventing suicide - become a Suffolk Life Saver. https://t.co/PfCCKuV9Hi #suffolklifesaver https://…
Tue 21 Feb 2017  15:38
Washing your hands effectively with warm water & soap should take as long as singing "Happy Birthday To You" throug… https://t.co/4g4rRX7EJf
Tue 21 Feb 2017  15:28
What an eye-opener. #SuffolkNHS spends £300K on dry eye treatment. Help the NHS. #Thinkpharmacist https://t.co/y5J5KQn6wH
Tue 21 Feb 2017  14:20
If you are feeling low, stressed or depressed get help and support from @Wellbeing_Suff https://t.co/xglU7M9haD https://t.co/RlWBMK8icY
Tue 21 Feb 2017  14:07
RT @sfc_d4c: Care for someone with Dementia? Dance for Dementia is a new course run by DanceEast to support you… why not come along? https:…
Tue 21 Feb 2017  12:44
RT @IpswichHosp: We've a health and #wellbeing event next month for #cancer patients, #carers and families. #NHS https://t.co/DgNcgcbgK5 ht…
Tue 21 Feb 2017  12:44
Watch our short film which shows how the pharmacy is the place to go for help and advice if you are feeling unwell https://t.co/8kavNC8VPK
Tue 21 Feb 2017  12:05
How would you spend £3m in the NHS? Please #Thinkpharmacist rather than ask for prescriptions #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/b6M4AK4amz
Tue 21 Feb 2017  11:40
We've launched a new campaign to tackle wasted medicines and save the NHS £££ millions #openthebag #SuffolkNHS… https://t.co/zgMWe8xICv
Tue 21 Feb 2017  10:20
Being prepared with a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home means you’re ready to deal with the inevitable winter c… https://t.co/Z8AYHkABjw
Tue 21 Feb 2017  9:00
Hands can transfer germs to every surface you touch. Wash your hands regularly to prevent the spread of germs this… https://t.co/gjvBJQbnlA
Tue 21 Feb 2017  7:20
The #NHS & social care must change to be sustainable. This #Suffolk & #Essex plan starts 2 outline how… https://t.co/knd0XAw6NH
Tue 21 Feb 2017  6:50
You're not alone. If you need someone to talk to call @samaritans anytime on 116 123. https://t.co/Sqk0DDtykQ
Mon 20 Feb 2017  21:00
Encourage your children to practice good hand hygiene to prevent the spread of sickness and germs #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/bp0MJqWrOo
Mon 20 Feb 2017  20:05
If you need urgent medical help or advice when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111. Open 24/7 and free to call.… https://t.co/p5uIFGdkhD
Mon 20 Feb 2017  19:05
Diary date-next @IESCCG Governing Body meeting in public is on Tue 28 Mar at Hadleigh Town Hall https://t.co/FJQt59Jl9K
Mon 20 Feb 2017  18:45
Do you have an interest in local health services? Apply to be a member of @IESCCG Community Engagement Partnership… https://t.co/gWyMA9BwrI
Mon 20 Feb 2017  16:50


Open the bag and look inside
A new campaign launched by NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk and NHS West Suffolk clinical commissioning groups is encouraging people who get prescription medicine to open their prescription bag at the pharmacy counter or in front of the delivery driver, and hand back anything they don’t need.  more>
Dementia Together - New service to help people with dementia live well for longer
People with dementia will be able to access the right information and support in the community to help them live well with the condition from its early stages until the end of life when a new specialist service launches in east and west Suffolk this spring.  more>
Members wanted for Community Engagement Partnership
Do you have a passion for improving healthcare services in east Suffolk? If you do, then you are encouraged to apply to join the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Community Engagement Partnership (CEP).  more>
Our young people are the future
Young people in east Suffolk have a fantastic opportunity this half term to talk with experts and learn more about health, wellbeing and lifestyle issues that matter to them.  more>
Patients can play a key role in taking pressure off GP services
A short film has been produced which aims to encourage people in Suffolk to do their bit to help take the strain off local NHS services by making greater use of their local pharmacies.  more>

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Open the Bag!

Open the Bag!

Our new campaign is encouraging people who get prescription medicine to open their bag at the pharmacy and hand back anything they don’t need. more>
Watch our short film

Watch our short film

We've made a short film which shows how you can play your part in taking pressure off NHS services. Visit your local pharmacy for help and advice. more>
Emotional wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing

Wellbeing is important to us all. Whether you're stressed, low, anxious or depressed, Wellbeing Suffolk can help support your emotional wellbeing more>
Local Health and Care Plans

Local Health and Care Plans

Healthwatch Harriet finds out about our plans for how health and care organisations can work together differently locally - without the jargon!  more>
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