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Suffolk Support Groups

09/03/2020 |

Ipswich Hospital support groups Breast Cancer Support Group Address: John Le Vay Cancer Support and Information Centre Meeting time: 7-9.30pm (First Thursday of every month) Contact: Sharron Wardman-Browne – 01473 715748 Gynaecology Support Group Address: John Le Vay Cancer Support and Information Centre Meeting time: 7-9pm (Second Wednesday of every month) Contact: 01473 715748 –… Read more »

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Essex and Suffolk Financial information

12/03/2020 |

Being diagnosed with cancer is a difficult time. As well as coping with the treatment, cancer can affect work, your income and increase your costs. However, there is a lot of help available and the following agencies can offer advice and support: Essex Benefits advice Age UK Provides independent, impartial and expert information, for those… Read more »

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Free Prescriptions and Cancer

17/02/2020 |

If you have cancer, and are entitled to treatment on the NHS, you can apply for a ‘medical exemption certificate’ (MEDEX certificate) to get free prescriptions. You qualify if you are receiving treatment for: cancer the effects of cancer the effects of current or previous cancer treatment To apply for an exemption certificate, your GP… Read more »

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Children’s Health

20/06/2018 |

Children’s Health services We provide services at our hospitals and also in the community. We have clinics and services specifically for children in all the same areas that we have for adults as well as some areas that are “child only”. We treat children with conditions such as: cancer heart conditions bowel (gut) problems breathing problems kidney… Read more »

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Critical care

19/06/2018 |

What is Critical Care? Critical Care is a term used for a ward which has two levels of care, these are: Intensive Therapy There is one nurse for each patient 24 hours a day. You will receive specialist monitoring and equipment to support the work of one or more your body’s organs. High Dependency If… Read more »

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