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We are pleased to announce that we are now an Armed Forces Veteran Friendly GP Practice. We have dedicated members of our team to support our patients who have served in the armed forces. The scheme will help support us in better identifying and treating veterans, and ensuring that they are referred, where appropriate, to the dedicated care that is available to them. 

Please do let us know if you have served in the armed forces so we can direct you to any services who may be of help.

COVID-19 and ethnicity

There appears to be a correlation between ethnic origin and the risk of developing complications from COVID-19. Consequently, NHS England have asked us to collect 100% of patient’s ethnicity data. Please take a look at the list below to see how you would identify yourself and please do let us know. You may be asked for this data by a receptionist or at your next appointment as it is important we have this collected.

White

  • English / Welsh / Scottish / Northern Irish / British
  • Irish
  • Gypsy or Irish Traveller
  • Any other White background

Mixed / Multiple ethnic groups

  • White and Black Caribbean
  • White and Black African
  • White and Asian
  • Any other Mixed / Multiple ethnic background

Asian / Asian British

  • Indian
  • Pakistani
  • Bangladeshi
  • Chinese
  • Any other Asian background

Black / African / Caribbean / Black British

  • African
  • Caribbean
  • Any other Black / African / Caribbean background

Other ethnic group

  • Arab
  • Any other ethnic group

Flu Clinics 2020 Updates

Explanation Video

Here is our latest video. It explains how our flu clinics are running this year.  Please do have a watch and let us know what you think.

ITFC Website Article

ITFC have produced an online article showing their support for our flu clinics which are being held at their venue. Saturday 3rd October was our first clinic and it was a big success! 

https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2020/october/burlington-road-surgery-using-portman-road/

Booking and further information

We are pleased to announce that this year’s flu jab clinics are kindly being hosted by Ipswich Town Football Club as the ground is a more appropriate venue in which we can maintain social-distancing measures.

The clinics will take place between 8am-1pm, on the following dates:

  • Saturday 24th October
  • Saturday 14th November

Due to the current circumstances, pre-booking is essential. There are appointments available for those are at risk and those over 65 years old. These appointments can ONLY be booked via the telephone after 11am (please do not come to the Surgery to try and book an appointment).

We kindly request that you arrive at the stadium in a timely manner and use the main gates on Constantine Road, where a member of our team will welcome you. If possible, please wear a short sleeved top, as vaccinations will be given an open-plan area designed especially to maintain distance and please do remember to wear a mask and follow the given social-distancing advice.

You can book appointments through contacting a member of the reception team.

If you’re 50-64 and don’t normally get a flu vaccine you’ll be offered one this year. Please wait to hear from us. The most at risk will get flu jabs first.

Green Impact for Health Bronze Award

We are pleased to announce we are working towards achieveing the Green Impact for Health Bronze Award. This award helps General Practices to become more efficient and improve their sustainability. We are taking steps to become more environmentally friendly and reduce our carbon dioxide emissions.

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