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Babies’ Hearing Service

20/06/2018 |

The importance of hearing tests All parents can choose whether to have their baby’s hearing tested by us.  It is important to find hearing problems early because they affect the baby’s development.  Therefore, we carry out the hearing tests in the first few days after birth.  When we have tested, we can give parents support and information about hearing problems. Will I have to bring my baby to… Read more »

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Back, neck and spine

20/06/2018 |

Our service Our spinal unit is based at Ipswich Hospital. We provide expertise in all spinal conditions for patients across Suffolk and Essex and treat all adult spinal conditions including: adult spinal deformity back pain cervical stenosis coccydynia (pain in coccyx) disc prolapse degenerative disc desease spinal stenosis spinal trauma and infection spinal tumours spondylolisthesis We offer… Read more »

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Bereavement services

19/06/2018 |

We would like to offer our condolences at this difficult time. We appreciate the need for clear information and guidance and will do our utmost to support you and your family. The bereavement team are here to advise you. The steps involved in collecting the medical certificate, registering the death and dealing with the various documents… Read more »

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Bladder, kidney and urine conditions

20/06/2018 |

What do we do? We can treat problems to do with your Kidneys Bladder Genitals Prostate You may be sent for tests: X-ray CT or MRI scans Blood tests Biopsies Imaging of your bladder using a small camera (cystoscopy) Bone scan Flow rate Bladder function tests (urodynamics) Erectile dysfunction US scan For more information about… Read more »

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Blood circulation services

20/06/2018 |

Our service We deal with anything to do with your blood vessels – your arteries or veins. We may send you for tests: Blood tests Ultrasound scans X-rays CT scans Exercise tests (CPEX) Vein mapping Aortic ultrasound We offer foam sclerotherapy treatment for varicose veins. We hold nurse clinics for leg ulcers and podiatry treatments. For information… Read more »

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Blood clinics

22/06/2018 |

Our service We will treat you if you have any diseases of the blood or lymph. These diseases include: Lymphoma Leukaemia Myeloma Sickle cell Many types of anaemia Thalassaemia Haemaglobinopathies If you want more information about blood and lymph diseases and treatments, please visit NHS Choices.

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Blood tests

19/06/2018 |

Blood tests Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. Taking the blood sample is also called phlebotomy – you might find this term used in some of our services. A blood test can be used to: assess your general state of health check… Read more »

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Bones and joints

15/06/2018 |

Our service Bones and joints services are known as trauma and orthopaedics. Our team helps to care for patients with disorders of the bones, muscles or joints. The department offers a comprehensive range of planned (elective) surgery and emergency (trauma) surgery. Caring for trauma and orthopaedic patients involves the expertise of a wide variety of highly… Read more »

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Breast services

20/06/2018 |

We work as a team to offer diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of breast problems. These include: Breast lumps Breast skin changes Nipple problems including nipple discharge Breast pain Diagnosis and treatment of benign breast conditions Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer Male breast problems High risk family history You may be referred… Read more »

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