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Eyesight and Down’s Syndrome

People with Down’s Syndrome are more likely to experience eye problems than the general population, and 50 percent of people with Down’s Syndrome have some type of eye disease. There are many ways to treat the eye issues commonly seen in people with Down’s Syndrome. Depending on the problem, treatment may include prescription glasses, proper eye hygiene, or surgery. Since people with Down’s Syndrome are at an increased risk for eye problems, it is important to get vision checked early…

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My Planned Care

Helpful information and guidance for patients waiting for a hospital consultation, treatment or surgery. The COVID 19 pandemic has meant that there are more people waiting for an operation. This means that some people are waiting a long time for a hospital appointment or for treatment. The NHS know that this can be very difficult for many people who are waiting. The NHS is working hard to see people as quickly as possible, but it is going to take a…

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West Suffolk Hospital: upcoming engagement workshops

As plans for the new hospital progress, West Suffolk Hospital want to continue conversations with the local community to help shape the designs. A new series of workshops have been planned to help West Suffolk Hospital staff understand what matters to you. The workshops will last approximately 60 minutes and will be interactive. The workshops will be held between the 2nd and 12th of March. There are lots of different workshops available to attend. Please click in the link for…

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The Health and Care Video Library

The Health and Care Video Library is full of videos that help explain different health conditions and treatments. These short and simple videos will look to help you and the people you care for. You can access the website by clicking this link: https://healthandcarevideos.uk/

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GP Surgeries healthcare team

Going to the GP is not just about seeing a doctor or nurse. Find out more about the new staff available at your GP Surgery. These new staff help to mean that there is more staff with specialist skills, knowledge, and experience when you visit your GP to help you get the right treatment when you need it. The new roles include a Pharmacist, Social Prescriber, Physician Associate, Physiotherapist, Paramedic and General Practice Nurse. You can find out more by…

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Annual Health Check workshop

A virtual online workshop to learn more about Annual Health Checks. Do you live in Suffolk, have a learning disability and are over the age of 14? Then you can have an Annual Health Check. Ace Anglia, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust are hosting an online workshop over Zoom. The workshop is on Tuesday 6th April, 10 – 11:30 AM. To join the session e-mail Abbie: abbie@aceanglia.com Call or text Abbie: 07949 322812

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