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2021 Flu Clinics

If you are eligible for a flu jab please contact the surgery to make an appointment.


National Data Opt Out

You can opt out of your GP record be shared with NHS Digital for planning and research before September 21. For more information please see this advice sheet or our Privacy Policy.


No Excuse for Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse increases by a third during major football tournaments. Please see this Suffolk Domestic Abuse Helpline poster for details. Please note that the poster is not compatible with visual aids, but details of the service are also available by calling the practice.


Research Study - Germ Defence

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.

Please see this article for details



All appointments can be made online via the NHS App, or by Phone 01394 382 046.

GP appointments will be by Telephone or E-consult only . Subsequently ,if a face to face

consultation is required ,your GP will   book this for  a mutually convenient time.



You can request prescriptions online via the NHS App 

You can drop off prescription requests in the Prescription post box located on the wall outside the surgery .

Dispensary can be contacted via Email.

For Non Dispensing Patients, medication can be collected from, or delivery arranged via, your nominated pharmacy .

Any patient on an adrenaline pen should be watchful of the expiry date and if required speak to a dispenser

Thank you for your understanding.


Blood Tests

If you need a routine blood test or INR these can now be booked online at Landseer Road and also Ipswich Hospital Outpatients. We have very limited phlebotomy appointments available at the surgery during these exceptional circumstances so your patience and support at this time is very much appreciated.

Book your blood test or INR online


How we use Information to Manage the Health of Local Population

For further details see our How we use Information to Manage the Health of Local Population document.


My Care Record

My Care Record enables health and care professionals, directly involved in your care, to access information about you.


National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

This GP Practice is taking part in an important national project to improve how people are diagnosed with cancer.


GP training afternoons

We are still open to collect pre-made prescriptions and make appointments in person but there are no clinicians on site. Telephones are diverted to 111 from 13.00 on these days to allow staff training.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For urgent assistance please contact NHS out of hours service on 111.

Please note, these dates are subject to change:

  • Thurs 11 November 2021
  • Wed 8 December 2021
  • Thurs 10 February 2022
  • Wed 9 March 2022
  • Thus 21 April 2022
  • Wed 18 May 2022
  • Thurs 16 June 2022
  • Wed 13 July 2022
  • Thurs 8 September 2022
  • Wed 12 October 2022
  • Thurs 10 November 2022
  • Wed 7 December 2022
  • Thurs 9 February 2023
  • Wed 8 March 2023

We are also closed all day on all Bank Holidays.


Training Dates

From 13.00 there are no clinicians within the surgery, reception staff will be happy to make or amend appointments, but the telephones will be diverted to the 111 service. Pre-ordered prescriptions can be collected during this time.


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Patient Online Services

You can now book your appointment and order your repeat prescription online using our patient online access service. Available 24 hours a day, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy.

If you have not already registered for this service please pop into the surgery for details.

Book an Appointment
Order Repeat Prescriptions

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What we do with your information


Keeping Records



Click below to watch a video about Fair Processing


Patient Participation Group

Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?

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The purpose of the Patient Participation Group is to help us access and use your ideas for new projects, and gaining your views as to how the practice can improve and develop.

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Our lifestyles can be more unhealthy than we think. Start the fight back to a healthier you. Take the One You quiz and see how you score.

One You is here to help you get back to a healthier you. Take our quiz to see how you score.

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111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.

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How likely are you to recommend this Surgery to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment? Please spend 2 minutes to take the Friends and Family Test.


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