Welcome to Chesterfield Drive
Flu Clinics: These will be available for booking for eligible patients from Tuesday 27th August. Our Saturday Flu Clinics will be held on:
Saturday 21st September - 8.00 - 11.30am - Over 65's only
Saturday 19th October - 8.00 - 11.30am - All eligible patients (Adults & Children)
Appointments MUST be pre-booked for these clinics
Social Prescribing - this involves helping patients to improve their health, well being and social welfare by connecting them to community services, which might be run by the council or a local charity. Community Advisors will be holding weekly clinics for patients aged 18+ who may need assistance and/or signposting to other services. For more information click on the Social Prescribing link under further information.
Pharmacy - Bank Holiday Opening Hours
The following pharmacies will be open on Monday 26th August 2019
|Asda Pharmacy, Goddard Road, Ipswich, IP1 5PD||09:00 - 13:00|
14:00 - 18:00
|Boots, 5 Tavern St, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3AA||10:00 - 17:00|
|Lloyds Pharmacy in Sainsbury's, Warren Heath , Felixstowe Road, Ipswich IP3 8TQ||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Tesco Pharmacy, Copdock Interchange, London Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3TS||12:00 - 16:00|
|Tesco Stores Limited, Tesco Pharmacy, Anson Rd, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 3RU||12:00 - 16:00|
|Tesco Stores Limited, Tesco Pharmacy, Ropes Drive, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 2FU||12:00 - 16:00|
Care Navigation - The Practice receptionists and admin staff have been given specialist training in care navigation in order to help them direct patients to the right health professional first time. When a patient contacts the practice, the care navigator will ask for a brief outline of the problem so they can identify the patient’s need. This will allow the care navigator to refer to information about services in the practice, other NHS providers and the wider care and support sector. Where appropriate, they will direct the patient to these services. Their goal is to ensure that patients get the right care at the right time in the right place with the right outcome.
Closure of Landseer Road Surgery - the surgery closed on Friday 21st December 2018. From now on all telephone calls, appointments and prescriptions will be through Chesterfield Drive.
On the Day Service - Chesterfield Drive Surgery is working with Norwich Road Surgery in providing emergency appointments for patients. Contact the surgery to find out more.
Saturday surgery - The surgery is open one Saturday a month between 8.00am and 11.30am (for pre-booked appointments and collection of prescriptions only), on the following dates: 31st August
Surgery closure dates - The surgery holds staff training events during the year and therefore will be closed from 1.00pm on the following dates in 2019: Wednesday 11th September, Thursday 10th October, Wednesday 6th November, Wednesday 11th December
How we use your information - Your doctor and other health professionals caring for you, such as nurses or physiotherapists, keep records about your health and treatment so that they are able to provide you with the best possible care. More information available here
Named Accountable GP - all patients at the practice have a named accountable GP on their clinical record. Your named GP has overall responsibility for your care but you may see any GP of your choosing at the surgery. If you wish to find out who your named GP is, please ask at reception.
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(Site updated 19/08/2019)