Medication Supply Issues
We are aware that some patients are experiencing issues with stock levels of their medication at their regular pharmacy. Please be aware that if this is the case we would expect you to contact alternative pharmacies to obtain the medication rather than request an alternative medication on prescription. For some medication there may not be an appropriate alternative and in some cases we made need to contact the hospital to recommend an alternative. If you are unable to obtain the medication from any other local pharmacy then we will be able to investigate whether and alternative medication is available and appropriate for your treatment, please be patient with our staff while we do this. If you would like contact details for local pharmacies you can call dial 111 on your telephone to speak to an NHS advisor or visit www.nhs.uk and use the search tool to look for pharmacies in your area.
Between 1 January 2018 and 31 October 2018, there have been 913 laboratory-confirmed measles cases in England. Public Health England is advising the public to ensure they have had 2 doses of MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed across England.
We are very pleased to announce that our healthcare assistant Laura Langford has pledged to become a Carers Champion for Suffolk Family Carers. Laura will be able to provide information and support to carers and their families. If you are a carer or you have a carer, please let us know so we can offer you the support you deserve.