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Useful Information

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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’s 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.

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.

Stop Together, Quit Together: Smoking during pregnancy video   

Link to Smoking in Pregnancy website

Financial Wellbeing Webinars for People Affected by Cancer and Other Illnesses information dates for webinars


iCaSH Integrated Contraception & Sexual Health Service - Information & contact details for sexual health and contraception

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

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

Bereavement Advice Centre  - Contact details for bereavement advice

Road to Recovery - A free session programme designed to give information and support to those caring for someone affected by substance misuse.

The Routine Immunisation Schedule - More information on when immunisations should be given.

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

Keeping Children Safe at Home

 Stroke website -  Find out more information about strokes and rehabilitation services.

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

Hearing Aid Batteries - We now supply hearing aid batteries.

Friends and Family Poster - Please take the short survey to let us know if you received great care.

Online Access Information poster - There is now a new facility to be able to view a patient summary of your records, which at present will only include Medication, Allergies and Sensitivities.

One Life Suffolk Diabetes Campaign - to encourage 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 diagnosed with!

Travelling Abroad - More information on what to do if you're travelling abroad.

GP Training Closures - Dates for when the surgery will close early for GP & Staff training.

Information on Travel Vaccines - More information about travel vaccines.

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

Managing Your Infection - how to mange your Infection.

Blood Test Service Improvements.pdf - From 1 May 2015 if you are unable to get your blood taken at your GP surgery you can attend our blood test service at the Riverside Clinic.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Health In Later Life - Handbook that has been put together by local healthcare professionals.

Screening - More information about screening available.

Staying Healthy - Information about how to take care of you and your family.

Ipswich & East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group

Fit Note Information For Patients - Information on changes to fit notes.

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. -information on Multiple Sclerosis

John Le Vay Centre - Cancer guidance and services.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - what you need to know

Living With Dementia - if you are living with Dementia between the ages of 30-60 in the Suffolk Coastal area and would like to become involved with a new project please follow the link.

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