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Below is the response Cllr Sayers was able to get from the Portfolio Holder at SCC. I would conclude that Conservative run Suffolk do not know how many exist therefore they do not know if they have a problem or not. I note the language “does not routinely..” and “most visits..” this would suggest that […]

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When Sudbury WATCH asked a FOI: “How many older people currently receive care visits at home consisting of no more than 15 minutes?” and asked Suffolk “to distinguish between intimate care as opposed to visits to do safety checks or for medication.” The response received was staggering. They declined stating that it would take 666 […]

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It is now over a month since a local campaigner met with Suffolk County Council including Portfolio Holder Lisa Chambers to discuss the removal of the teacher post to sick children on Rainbow ward, West Suffolk hospital. It was reportedly agreed that SCC officers would meet with the Lead Clinician to discuss medical staff views […]

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It is a sad day when our newly elected Conservative MP declines to intervene over the decision by Suffolk County Council to remove the post of teacher to sick children on Rainbow ward at the West Suffolk Hospital. James Cartlidge MP has repeatedly stated he is a “One Nation Tory” yet local people can decide […]

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Conservative run Suffolk County Council’s plans have now been criticised by clinicians at the Hospital. It has become apparent that Suffolk County Council only consulted with the ward manager and NOT with any parents, doctors or nursing staff on the axing of the post of teacher to sick children on Rainbow ward.

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Conservative run Suffolk County Council are threatening to remove the teacher to sick children on Rainbow ward at the West Suffolk Hospital. The post has already been “deleted” and that the teacher is not there anymore – and has apparently been directed to work elsewhere. Yet no formal decision has been announced, internally or externally: so […]

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Saturday saw the opening to the public of our new integrated health facility. 600 + visitors came through the door in the first 2 hours. It was a delight to be able to give guided tours after over 8 years of sitting on the Community Liaison Group with the NHS to deliver this facility. Siam […]

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Womens cycle tour comes to Sudbury on May 11th

by nigelbennett on 5 May, 2014

On Sunday May 11th, Stage 5 of The Women’s Cycle Tour, will pass through Brantham, East Bergholt, Holton St Mary, Raydon, Layham, Hadleigh, Boxford, Newton Green, Gt Cornard, Sudbury, Long Melford, Bridge Street, Lavenham, Preston St Mary, Brettenham, Great Finborough, Onehouse, Rattlesden and Felsham before the final stage crosses the finish line on Angel Hill […]

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            The new integrated health facility that will house Siam surgery with all the clinics and NHS teams from Walnuttree, St Leonards and Acton Lane is well on course for all those staff to move in during August and to be open in September to the public. It was a pleasure […]

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Herewith NHS Suffolk response to our concerns. You may want to read the previous post outlining our concerns first.  Thank you for your letter of 21 November 2012 setting out the concerns of Sudbury WATCH about the Serco Suffolk Community Healthcare staff consultation. Through the formal procurement process Serco is required to continue to deliver current […]

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