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Useful Information

Please click the links below to find out more

Bereavement Advice Centre  Contact details for bereavement advice.


Blood Test Service Improvements.pdf  If you are unable to get your blood taken at your GP surgery you can attend our blood test service at the Riverside Clinic.


Borderline Personality Disorder  Support and Information for people living with Borderline Personality Disorder


Child Health 0-5 years  Help and advice on child health.


Private Counselling Contact details and information for Private Counsellor Teresa Fairweather


Keeping Children Safe at Home


Children & Young People  Services and advice available for children and young people.


Citizens Advice  Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to help people overcome their problems and find a way forward whatever difficulties they face. Advice on issues such as debt, budgeting, benefit, housing or employment problems. They can also help with universal credit and Personal Independence Payment applications. 


Citizens Advice Help with applying for Universal Credit  Citizens Advice can help with the early stages of a Universal Claim.


Sue Ryder Dementia Together

If you have memory worries, are living with dementia, caring for someone who has dementia, this service is here to help you. This is where you’ll find answers to a lot of questions about living well with dementia.

You will also discover how to access information and support. A lot of people, from across Suffolk and beyond, have contributed their knowledge and experience to create this valuable and helpful resource. The aim is to give you a helping hand; however dementia is impacting on your life. It is about providing answers, information, support and reassurance.

The service also provides details of what is on in your local area, including Ongoing Support and Special Events. Most of all, it is about letting you know that you’re not alone. 

www.dementia-together.com or call free phone 08081 688 000


One Life Suffolk Diabetes Campaign  Encourages local people to discover their risk of Type 2 Diabetes and to take action to decrease their likelihood of developing the disease, which 3.6 million people across the UK are reportedly living with.


Diabetes Carbs & Cal  Information about visual resource for diabetes, weight loss and healthy eating.


Family Carers Net  Here you will find information for carers, those being cared for, their family and friends, employers, community groups and organisations, health professionals and people who have an interest in helping others.


Financial Welling Help Sessions for People with Cancer & Other Illnesses  information re dates for information sessions


Hearing Aid Batteries We now supply hearing aid batteries.


ICU Steps Support Group  Support Group For Critical Care Patients on the road to recovery.


Immunisation Schedule Autumn 2018  Information regarding immunisations, at what age they are due


Managing Your Infection  How to mange your Infection.


Meet Up Mondays  Run by Hollesley, Boyton & Shingle Street Good Neighbourhood Scheme.


Ipswich & East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group  Our local health commissioning group has a wealth of information on their website in relation to health, wellbeing and local information.


John Le Vay Centre  Cancer guidance and services.


www.1MSg.co.uk  Information on Multiple Sclerosis.


NHS Choices  Information on services avaliable in your area, medication and health complaints.


NHS Constituition   Know your rights and responsibilities! The NHS Constitution helps you to understand what to expect when using the NHS.


Positive Parenting  Help and information to offer some ideas to help you find your way through what can be a maze of issues and advice.


PACT Parents and Carers Together Suffolk Support for parents and carers of children and young people with mental health issues


Proof Of Payment  Proof of payment to be brought with you when collecting prescriptions.


Sepsis a guide for patients and relatives


Stop Together, Quit Together: Smoking during pregnancy video   

Smoking in Pregnancy website


Suffolk Sexual Violence Support Services  Contact details for support services available for victims of sexual violence.


Suffolk InfoLink Find out more information on local activities, clubs and support.


Summary Care Records and Patient Access To Records  More information on sharing your records


Travelling Abroad  Information on what to do if you're travelling abroad.


Travel Vaccines Information  Information about travel vaccines.


St Elizabeth Hospice Wills Month May 2019  Information about writing a will plus supporting the hospice.


Youth Health  Advice and information specific to a range of health matters for young people.




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