(Red) Alert


Please click on link for latest information and advice relating to Coronavirus


Welcome to The Birches Medical Centre

We provide a full range of general medical services and all members of our team are dedicated to providing the best service possible which meet our patient's requirements. With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

We also have a very proactive Patient Participation Group, if you would like to know more about this, please click here.

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Requests for sick notes (MED3's)

In response to the COVID-19 situation, we have put together a letter as a standard response for all patients or employers who are requesting a sick note for periods of absence due to coronavirus. We will not be issuing sick notes for this period. You can download the letter here.

Newsletter and information booklet

Read our latest practice newsletter here.

Our PPG booklet 'kesgrave cares' can be downloaded here which provides information on groups and services available in the local area. 


Monday 8am - 6:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 6:30pm
Thursday 8am - 6:30pm
Friday 8am - 6:30pm
Weekends Closed


Full contact details



01473 624800


The Birches Medical Centre
Twelve Acre Approach

Latest News
Posted: Jun 5, 2020, 2:54 PM
Ipswich GP surgery with more than 7,000 patients saved from closure
Read full article View all news