Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust public meeting 20 March 2019

On Wednesday 20 March 2019, 6-8pm, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust will be holding a public meeting at the Eastney Methodist Church on Highland Road, PO4 9NJ. This is your chance to hear about the latest plans for Queen Aexandra Hospital as well as question the Trust's Chief Executive Mark Cubbon. Further details in flyer below Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust website

By |2019-02-19T14:40:31+00:00February 19th, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

QA Department of Rheumatology Easter Cream Tea Dance for Your Bones 13 April 2019

Queen Alexandra Hospital's Rheumatology Department have arranged an Easter cream tea dance on Saturday 13 April 2019 3pm at St Colmans Church Hall on Colman Avenue near to the hospital . Further details in flyer below Information from the hospital: Not many people know that bones are rigid living organ of the body. It reacts to any increases in load or any forces upon it by growing strongerand rigid. Bone strength is a significant health concern. Weakness in bones [...]

By |2019-02-12T15:43:24+00:00February 13th, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Why do 1 in 4 women not attend cancer screening appointments?

NHS figures show that 25% of women over 50 do not attend cervical and breast cancer screening appointments. Wessex Voices is seeking to find out why and is asking all women over 50 to complete a short survey to understand your experiences of screening - http://bit.ly/wvscreeningsurvey The results will give a better understanding of women's feelings about screening tests to enable the screening programme to target women more effectiveley.

By |2019-02-12T16:47:02+00:00February 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Help develop the NICE guideline on babies, children and young people’s experience of healthcare

Help develop the NICE guideline on babies, children and young people's experience of healthcare The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and ill health, and provide social care support. Our guidance is based on research evidence and takes into account the views of people working in or using relevant services, and other stakeholder groups. NICE are currently looking for additional lay members to join the [...]

By |2019-02-12T16:16:18+00:00February 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Free central heating available for households on low incomes, means-tested benefits or with long-term health issues

Portsmouth City Council is offering free first time central heating for households in Portsmouth, Havant and Gosport. The  Warmer Homes scheme intends to deliver 1,500 free central heating installations to people with electric heating or those heated by gas fires/heaters. Electric heating is one of the most expensive forms of heating, costing up to three times the cost of gas central heating. The scheme is available to families on low incomes, those in receipt of means-tested benefits, those with [...]

By |2019-02-12T11:43:10+00:00February 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Autism seminar with Sarah Hendrickx Saturday 2 March 2019 Chandlers’s Ford

On Saturday 2 March 2019 Sarah Hendrickx will be speaking at a National Autistic Society South Hampshire branch seminar at the Chandlers Ford Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 2GJ. Sarah will be presenting two sessions: Women and Girls and Autism: What’s the Difference and Social and Personal Relationships on the Autism Spectrum Further details (taken from NAS South Hants website) 10.30am to 12.30pm: Women and Girls and Autism: What’s the Difference For many years, autism was considered as predominantly a [...]

By |2019-02-12T10:52:49+00:00February 12th, 2019|PACF|0 Comments

How confident are you in managing your care?

Health and Care Portsmouth, which brings together health and council services in the city, is seeking to understand how confident patients are in managing their own care and support. They are asking all patients and carers in Portsmouth to complete a short survey about self management of care. The results will help to understand what they can do to enable people to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their health and wellbeing. For further information and links to [...]

By |2019-02-12T16:40:31+00:00February 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Speak Your Mind! – A mental health conference for young people 10 February 2019 in Fratton

On Sunday 10 February 2019 Future in Mind will be running a conference for young people age 12-25 looking at young people's mental health. Speak Your Mind – A mental health conference for young people Speak your mind is a conference for young people aged 12 to 25 to shape how schools and services in the city respond to the mental health of young people. The event is being run by Future in Mind, a group of young people who [...]

By |2019-02-12T11:05:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Event, News, PACF|0 Comments