“Both CCGs are committed to working with NSFT to respond to the findings of this CQC inspection report, which has identified shortcomings in specific areas and highlights that not enough improvements have not been made since the last inspection.
Health chiefs in Suffolk are reminding people to get a flu vaccination to ward off the worst effects of a potentially debilitating illness.
Parents of 2-3-year-olds are being encouraged to take their child to have a simple nasal spray vaccination at their GP surgery, while carers are also advised not to put off their free flu jab.
The combined quality and safety ratings of all 40 GP practices in the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG (CCG) area are much better than the national average, according to the independent health regulator.
A new short film called Connect…the story so far highlights how public sector teams are working together to help make services simpler.
It’s good to share.
That’s one of the points GPs and health staff will be making as they take to the streets of east Suffolk next week as part of the annual Feet on the Street event.
The Hawthorn Drive GP Practice in Ipswich has been removed from special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The practice is now rated as Good – the same rating as around 80% of GP practices in England.
The hard work and dedication of NHS workers from Suffolk was recognised last week when the county’s clinical commissioners held their first ever staff awards.
More than 100 employees of the West Suffolk and Ipswich & East Suffolk clinical commissioning groups attended the awards presentation on Thursday.
Keep cool and safe over the next few days!
This advice comes as The Met Office has issued a Level 2 heatwave alert for the East of England. There is a 70% or more probability of heatwave conditions between 12 noon on Saturday and 8.00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Infant Mental Health Awareness Week - 12 to 16 June
New mothers from across Suffolk will soon be able to get targeted help for severe post-natal depression and other complex mental health issues when Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) launches its new specialist perinatal service.