Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP31 2HD
Mon to Fri 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
The Ixworth Surgery provides GP and family doctor services to patients in Stanton, Walsham Le Willows, Wattisfield, Badwell Ash, Gt Ashfield, Stowlangtoft, Norton, Tostock, Thurston, Gt Barton, Pakenham, Ixworth, Bardwell, Hepworth, Barningham, Market Weston, Coney Weston, Ixworth Thorpe, Sapiston, Euston, Fakenham Magna, Honington, Troston, Gt Livermere, Lt Livermere, Ampton, Ingham, Barnham
Stanton Health Centre
12 The Chase
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP31 2XA
Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 9.00 am to 11.30 am
We are fortunate in having an excellent GP Surgery in Ixworth. But our GPs are under pressure. As you know, money is tight, there is a shortage of doctors and nurses and hundreds of new homes being planned. There can be no doubting the professionalism of our GPs and colleagues but they feel over-
To meet the increasing demand for health and social care “the plan” is to improve linkages between the various services and charities, encourage mergers and identify more efficient ways of working. Indeed, with the trend to more specialist services, focusing expertise on particular concerns, only the patient knows the whole story -
Proactive participation by patients is welcomed by the Surgery. Indeed, Ixworth has had a Patient’s Association since 1988. Regular education and consultation events are held throughout the year. Your GPs would like as many people as possible, from every background and age group, to help in shaping the future.
We all want to protect and support the services given by our excellent doctors, nurses and others as the population changes and grows. It is important to our GPs and their staff that you are involved, that you share your experiences so they can influence the web of organisations that decide how services are delivered to us.
Would you or your business or club like to be involved, come along to a meeting on a specific subject e.g. living with the early stages of dementia, or coping a little better with a particular disability -
If yes, please leave your details with Reception -
The Association is managed part-
This year the Chairperson of the Committee is Graeme Norris, Treasurer Ken Smith, Secretary Lauren Webber and Transport Co-
Please note, many people do not realise that in an emergency situation the person treating them will likely only have access to their basic health information.
By agreeing to share your health record with appropriate medical professionals potentially vital information will be accessible and could, literally, be life-
Worried about your children’s mental health? Get advice and help on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, self-
Looking for mental health advice for adults? Don’t hesitate to contact your GP for professional support. Also go online and get guidance from Suffolk’s Emotional Wellbeing Gateway.
Patient Transport Services to Hospital
This is not covered by our service and you should call 0309 999 6666
All other enquiries see below:
Mr G Norris
Vice Chairperson -
All mail C/O surgery please, our registered address
Honington and Sapiston
Mr R Howe
Mr A Smith
Mrs S Kruger (Transport Co-
Stanton and Hepworth
Mr G Norris
Mr R Harnor 01359 230359
Mr J Masters
If you feel you can serve your village please leave your details with the surgery receptionist. We will then contact you.
Ixworth Patient Association
All patients are automatically members the Association which is a Registered Charity, No: 1051678.
The objectives of the Association are to:
For further information please see the screens in the Surgery or ask at Reception.