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Breaking down the barriers to sharing information

15 Jan 2020

A local family doctor has fronted a new short film in which he shares his views on the benefits of My Care Record. My Care Record is set to break down the barriers to information sharing that have previously ...

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Staying physically and emotionally well over the festive season

16 Dec 2019

With the festive season fast approaching health professionals are encouraging everyone to be prepared and aware of their health care options and to look out for the wellbeing of others. Dr Hasan Chowhan, a GP in Colchester and chairman ...

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Cancer survival rates continue to increase

10 Dec 2019

Latest national figures have revealed that cancer survival rates in the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group area are the best in the east of England. The figures from Public Health England show that the one-year survival rate for ...

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Cold weather health advice from local GPs

3 Dec 2019

With the Met Office having issued an alert for some very cold weather over the next few days and winter now well under way local GPs are encouraging people to be aware of the dangers of cold weather. Dr ...

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Knowing what antibiotics can and cannot do

15 Nov 2019

Knowing what antibiotics can and cannot do With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, people across Suffolk and north east Essex are being reminded that antibiotics are a not a cure-all medicine, and that taking them unnecessarily could put your ...

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Join the CCG for the October GP Commissioning Committee Meeting

18 Oct 2019

Members of the public are invited to attend a GP Commissioning Committee Meeting on Thursday, 24 October, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Ash and Elm meeting rooms at the CCG office, Aspen House, Stephenson Road, Colchester, ...

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