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Organisations join together for walk-in event in Sudbury to promote community health and help Macmillan Cancer Support




Residents got a chance to meet the team at Sudbury Community Health Centre, talk to representatives from local community groups and find out more about their work on Saturday morning.

The walk-in event at the Church Field Road health centre was held to promote flu vaccination and community health.

Organiser Rachael Hurrell said: “We did a total of 530 flu vaccinations on the day.

McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Anita Floodgate, Collette Bentley, Janet Cruttenden and Dee Hiole..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919192)
McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Anita Floodgate, Collette Bentley, Janet Cruttenden and Dee Hiole..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919192)

“It was a fantastic response from the community.”

The day also featured a Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning, which raised more than £400.

Community transport Go Start provided a free shuttle service from Sudbury and Great Cornard to the centre.

McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Nathan Coward and Jan Woby from the Hearing Care Centre..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919191)
McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Nathan Coward and Jan Woby from the Hearing Care Centre..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919191)

Other organisations taking part were Age UK, Healthwatch Suffolk, U3A, Suffolk Family Carers, The Christopher Centre and the Hearing Care Centre.

McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Amy Bates, Sue Lowe and Di Cunningham sell some cakes at the event..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919190)
McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - (L-R)Amy Bates, Sue Lowe and Di Cunningham sell some cakes at the event..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919190)
McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - John Phillips from Go Start community transport..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919189)
McMillan Coffee morning and walk in clinic event at Sudbury Community Health Centre - John Phillips from Go Start community transport..Pic - Richard Marsham. (17919189)

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