Useful Phone Numbers, Support Services & Charities

Useful Telephone Contact Details

Surgery Contacts


The Peninsula Practice

01394 411641




Ipswich Hospital

01473 712233

Ipswich Hosptial Appointment Centre

0300 3034075

Addenbrokes Hospital

01223 245151

Papworth Hospital

01223 638000

Nuffield Hospital Ipswich

01473 279100

St Nicholas Hospice at Bury

01284 766133

St Elizabeth Hospice at Ipswich

01473 727776

Aldeburgh Hospital

01728 443850



Surgery Hours Only


Community Midwives

01473 702666

Community Physiotherapy

03330 433966

District Nurses

0300 123 2425

Health Visitor

01394 615220

Community Mental Health Team

01603 421421





Other Numbers


Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

01473 770000

Patient Advice and Liaison Service

0800 389 6819

Emergency Dentist


Sexual Health Clinic

0300 1233650

Social Care Services - Customer First

0845 602 3023

Suffolk Carers Helpline

01473 835477

Live Well Suffolk

01473 718193

RELATE Counselling (relationships)

01473 254118

CONCERN Counselling (general)

01473 345382

Alcoholics Anonymous

0800 9177650

Landseer Road Blood Appointments

0300 303 5299 

 Red Cross Ipswich Wheelchair Hire

 01473 219261

Patient Hospital Transport Services

0300 999 6666

Community Transport - Connecting Communities

01728 830516

 Learning Disability Nurse (Ipswich Hospital)

 01473 702517

Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is a voluntary organisation providing support to anyone who has been bereaved.

For more information on Cruse and the Bereavement Advice Centre click on the links opposite.

Connect For Health

The service is designed to help individuals who are over 18 years old with a variety of non-medical challenges. Through signposting and support, the Connect for Health service aims to improve health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation. 

If you feeling anxious, lonely or low in mood or have practical issues you are struggling to deal with, our Social Prescribing Community Connectors are available to listen, signpost you to suitable services and offer support during this difficult time.

Social Prescribers are:

Aldeburgh Area: Please call Rachel Nightingale 07741 625 363 or Jon Evans 07917 441 793

Alderton, Hollesley & Orford Area: Please call Dominique Dale 07790 922 228

Private Counselling

Contact details and information for Private Counsellor Teresa Fairweather.

Private Counselling.pdf


The Alzheimer's society offers advise and support to anybody affected by Dementia.

Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline

If you are caring for someone with dementia or if you have any other concerns. Call on 0800 888 6678 or email on

Click on the link below for more information:

Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline.pdf

Young Dementia Network

Click on the link below for more information.

Young Dementia Network.pdf

Action Fraud

Information regarding fraud and reporting fraud.

Hearing Aid Batteries

We now supply hearing aid batteries.

Hearing Aid Batteries Poster.pdf

Intensive Care Unit Support Group

A support group for Critical Care patients on the road to recovery.


ICU support Group.pdf

Immunisation Schedule Autumn 2019

Information regarding immunisations, at what age they are due.

Immunisation Schedule.pdf

Manage Your Infection

How to mange your Infection.

Managing Your Infection.pdf

Lyme Disease

Information and support regarding Lyme disease. 

Meet Up Mondays

Run by Hollesley, Boyton & Shingle Street Good Neighbourhood Scheme.

Meet Up Mondays.pdf

Cancer Support & Information Centre

Link to support and information for those affected by cancer.

Cancer guidance and services.

Multiple Sclerosis

Links to information & support for people affected by  Multiple Sclerosis.

NHS Constituition

Know your rights and responsibilities! The NHS Constitution helps you to understand what to expect when using the NHS.

NHS Constitution Poster.pdf

Suffolk Sexual Violence Support Services

Contact details for support services available for victims of sexual violence.

Suffolk Sexual Violence Support Services.pdf

Suffolk Resilience Help Line

Suffolk Resilience Help Line is there for people across Suffolk to access information or support relating to debt, benefits, housing or employment. The phoneline, 0800 068 3131, is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.