Information for Health and Social Care professionals

This is a section designed to offer information and resources about Suffolk Community Services to professionals who refer into our services. To contact the Care Co-ordination Centre, telephone 0300 123 2425; email:; fax: 01473 276470/1/2/3/4. Write to: Suffolk Community Services, Care Co-ordination Centre, 86 Sandy Hill Lane, Ipswich IP3 0NA.

Referral forms, pathways, policies

"Just in Case" Medications Patient Information Leaflet
"Just in Case" Medications Policy
About Me - health passport for disabled people
Access to Services Policy
Admission & Discharge Policy for Community Hospitals
Adult Services Care Co-ordination Centre Referral Form
Adult Speech and Language Referral Form
Adult Speech and Language service information
Assistive Technology Guidelines
Bedrail Policy
Bladder and Bowel Service Referral Form
Bowelcare Guidelines (Adults)
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Referral Criteria
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Referral Form
Catheter advice leaflet for patients
Catheter passport
Catheter, stoma and skincare formulary November 2016
Chaperone Policy
Children's Services Referral Form - Integrated Community Paediatrics Service
Children's Services referrals
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease referral for admission avoidance
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease service - criteria for referral
Clinical Audit Policy
Clinical Supervision Policy
Community Intervention Service Home Oxygen Referral Form
Community Matrons Referral Form (East Suffolk)
Community Matrons Referral Form (West Suffolk)
Community Woundcare Formulary 30 November 2016
Consent Policy
Controlled Drugs Policy
Diabetes Policy
Directions on Choice Policy
End of Life Guidelines
Falls Policy
Heart Failure Referral Form
Heart Failure Service Referral Form
Hoists & Slings Guidelines
Homely Remedies for MIU and inpatient units
Homely Remedies Policy
Infection Control Policy Manual
Intravenous Medication & Sub-Cutaneous Fluids Policy
Keysafe Guidelines
McKinley Syringe Pump Guidelines
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Policy
NICE Guidance Policy
Patient Identification Policy
Placement Learning Environment Policy
Podiatry referral form - for health professionals use ONLY
Policy for Policies
Policy for the assessment, prevention and treatment of venous thrombo-embolism
Preceptorship Policy
Preceptorship Programme
Pressure Ulcer Policy
Pressure Ulcers - a guide for patients and carers
Production of Patient Information Policy
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Referral Form
Record Keeping Policy
Resuscitation Policy
Safe & Secure Handling of Medicines Policy
Safeguarding Adults Policy
Safeguarding Children Policy
Sanderlings Day Centre at Aldeburgh Community Hospital
Service guide for NHS wheelchair users (Bartrams)
Services provided at Felixstowe Minor Injuries Unit
The Crisis Action Team
Tissue Viability Nurse referral form
TVN Referral form: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Initiation or Continuation of Treatment (NPWT)
Uniform & Dress Code Policy
Urinary Catheterisation Policy
Verification of Expected Death Policy
West Suffolk Fracture Liaison Service Referral Criteria
West Suffolk Fracture Liaison Service Referral Form
West Suffolk Lymphoedema Service - updated
Woundcare Formulary

Children's Services Information

Integrated Community Paediatric Service - for information on services and sites where they are provided, referral criteria and form, please visit these pages - click here
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