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12 Days of Christmas

Our 12 days of Christmas highlights how to stay healthy and where to find the right help over the festive period. more>


Coughs, colds, flu, sore throats, cold sore – no need to see the GP. Get help & advice from your local pharmacy ins… https://t.co/4Z5ffVYoqc
Tue 6 Dec 2016  14:20
High praise from @CareQualityComm for @NHS111 in Suffolk @careuk #SuffolkNHS @HWSuffolk https://t.co/w7cwN0yu50 https://t.co/aOjHTNhoI6
Tue 6 Dec 2016  13:52
If you get a cold, use disposable tissues instead of cloth handkerchiefs to avoid constantly reinfecting your own h… https://t.co/DCLcFY8Ob1
Tue 6 Dec 2016  13:30
How do you think care services should change 2016-21 to keep people healthier at home? #Plan4BetterHealth https://t.co/dJTasGsahb
Tue 6 Dec 2016  12:01
Diarrhoea is a common condition, usually no need to worry. See the pharmacist for over-the-counter medicine… https://t.co/xcYZtcKODV
Tue 6 Dec 2016  11:01
Latest vacancy - Primary Care Workforce Administrator to provide clerical support. 22.5 hrs. Temp until March '17.… https://t.co/5fTfkcXJxI
Tue 6 Dec 2016  10:14
Speedier cancer diagnosis trial @IpswichHosp https://t.co/p5JkXXNl4e #SuffolkNHS @IESCCG https://t.co/ypwcKI8Cxg
Tue 6 Dec 2016  10:11
Keep ‘em clean. Wash your hands regularly and well to stop spread of colds and flu this winter #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/3c8a0ggb7T
Tue 6 Dec 2016  8:45
Got dry skin? Get advice on treatment from the pharmacist. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/UJeRKlkXpl
Tue 6 Dec 2016  6:20
Cold sores usually clear up in 7-10 days. Cream from your pharmacy could help.#SuffolkNHS https://t.co/u9I902s9fb
Mon 5 Dec 2016  19:20
Call NHS 111 for urgent medical help and advice, anytime, 24/7. Free to call from landlines and mobiles. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/fvH7Gj13VY
Mon 5 Dec 2016  19:15
Washing your hands effectively should take as long as singing “Happy Birthday To You” through twice.… https://t.co/mqU0fCeYte
Mon 5 Dec 2016  17:15
Feeling low, stressed or depressed?Get help and support from @Wellbeing_Suffhttp://tinyurl.com/jcadfbr #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/yYDKWCSetr
Mon 5 Dec 2016  16:05
Certain infections can trigger your asthma. So please make sure you’ve had your flu vaccination. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/x32QyvFPfB
Mon 5 Dec 2016  15:31
Great coverage of IESCCG award success for reducing no. of unnecessary prescriptions https://t.co/BZIAvtPA3u… https://t.co/dt5b9MjodV
Mon 5 Dec 2016  15:10
RT @careuk: Sad. 46% of lonely older people miss having a hug > https://t.co/qFRWhciSHa
Mon 5 Dec 2016  14:49
Get set for winter. Stock up on medicine cabinet essentials and be prepared for coughs, colds and sore throats. Ask… https://t.co/mHQMcUcqDo
Mon 5 Dec 2016  14:25
Local Health & Social Care Plan 4 #Suffolk and NE #Essex shows how services may change 2016-21#Plan4BetterHealth https://t.co/dJTasGsahb
Mon 5 Dec 2016  12:55
Flu is a major killer of vulnerable people. Protect yourself with a flu vaccination. #SuffolkNHS https://t.co/oUrPgUmvJz
Mon 5 Dec 2016  11:45
Next meeting of @IESCCG Governing Body in public on Tue 24 Jan in Stowmarket. Hope you'll join us.… https://t.co/nI6jOgCdpr
Mon 5 Dec 2016  10:35


Suffolk NHS 111 service receives high praise
The team which runs the NHS 111 service across Suffolk has been highly praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), with its leadership classed as ‘Outstanding’.  more>
Kidney disease or long-term health condition? Get flu protected
As Christmas approaches, the flu season begins to take hold, particularly when the temperature drops and winter illnesses circulate.  That’s why local GPs are reminding those with kidney disease and other long-term health conditions to have their free flu vaccination, if they haven’t already.  more>
Christmas Fair at Chantry Walled Garden project
ActivLives Chantry Walled Garden is holding a Christmas Coffee Morning and plant sale on Thursday 1 December 2016 from 10.30am until 2.30pm.  more>
Take care, not antibiotics
Antibiotics are not a miracle cure for winter coughs, colds and sore throats so please don’t ask your GP to prescribe them.  more>
Publication of sustainability and transformation plan
A bold plan on how all organisations involved in health and social care can work together differently across east and west Suffolk and north east Essex is being published today.  more>

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Keep warm, keep well

Keep warm, keep well

The MET office have triggered a Level 2 Cold Weather Alert this week. Make sure you keep warm and keep well during the cold snap more>
Know Your Surgery - Improve Your Health

Know Your Surgery - Improve Your Health

Two Rivers Medical Centre are holding an opening event on 14 December 2016 for patients to come along and visit their new surgery more>
Stay Well This Winter

Stay Well This Winter

Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and people with long-term conditions. more>
Be Self Care Aware

Be Self Care Aware

Self care means knowing how to keep fit and healthy, manage self-treatable conditions and when to seek appropriate clinical help. more>
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