Devonshire Practice and Southsea Medical Centre to merge

Two Southsea Doctors surgeries are to merge on 1 July 2019. Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for funding and overseeing GP services in the city, has agreed to the proposed merger of the Devonshire Practice on Devonshire Avenue and the Southsea Medical Centre in Carlisle Street. The new merged GP practice will be called the Lighthouse Group and is set to offer Improved same day access for its patients Service resilience and improved choice Modern facilities fit for the future A more attractive workplace for future staff, helping recruitment and long-term sustainability. The Devonshire Practice has produced information for patients which is available on its website: [...]

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Help and Care is the new provider of Healthwatch Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council today (3 May 2019) announced that Help & Care will be the new provider of Healthwatch Portsmouth and of the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service relating to NHS health care, with immediate effect. This follows the liquidation of Learning Links who were the previous hosting organisation of Healthwatch in the city. Healthwatch is the independent consumer champion for all health and social care services. It helps people who use health and social care services to influence how those services are delivered. Healthwatch listens to feedback about services and shares it with GPs, hospitals, healthcare organisations, local authorities and others to help make a real difference. [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:11:06+01:003 May, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments