Woodbridge - Medical

By SPP Reporter

The medical care of families at Woodbridge is the responsibility of the National Health Service.


Register with a local doctor as soon as possible after your arrival at Sutton Heath.


The Peninsula Practice – Hollesley Village Hall, Hollesley,Suffolk, IP12 3RQTel: 01394 411641

Framfield House Surgery – Framfield Medical Centre, Ipswich Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4FD

Tel: 01394 615500

Little St John Street – 7 Little St John’s Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1EE

Tel: 01394 382046


Call your own doctor first, especially if your emergency occurs in normal surgery hours. Alternatively, if your emergency happens out of surgery hours - Out of hours care is now provided in Suffolk by NHS 111.

If you require urgent medical attention when the surgery is closed please dial 111.

Home Visits

Please call the GP surgery; you are registered with, to ask if they conduct home visits if you are too ill to attend.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors, are based in Framfield Medical Centre and can be contacted on 01349 615220

Complementary Health Centre

For further information on Complementary Health Centres, please contact the HIVE.


Every GP Surgery has a Community Midwife attached to the surgery. In order to access this service, you must register with a GP Surgery.

Hospital Facilities

Ipswich Hospital is the local accident and emergency department, these services are available from, Heath Road, Ipswich.

Further information can be obtained from the HIVE.


For a local NHS Dentist visit the website www.nhs.uk or visit the HIVE for further information about local NHS and Private dentists.


If you think you require spectacles, consult any optician. If you already have spectacles supplied under the National Health Service, and they require replacement or renewal, you may take them to any registered optician.

The optician will require the following information: the address of the optician who supplied your last pair of spectacles and the date of supply. Normally lenses may be changed after two years wear. Service personnel are to contact the Practice Manager at the Station Medical Centre for advice regarding the protocol to follow to see an optician.

Child Care

Suffolk Families Information Service offer a free impartial advice on how to choose the type of childcare most suited to your needs and the needs of your child. Their friendly staff can provide you with a detailed childcare search of childcare providers in the area you are looking for.

Suffolk Families Information Service Tel: 0345 60 800 33


Costcutter (Sutton Heath) is open:

Monday to Thursday 0700-2115 hrs,

Friday 0700-2015 hrs,

Saturday 0800-2015 hrs

Sunday 0800-1700 hrs

(Bank Holidays 0800-1400 hrs subject to change)

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