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 [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:11:06+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Important announcement from Healthwatch Portsmouth

Update from Portsmouth City Council 29 March 2019 Regrettably Healthwatch Portsmouth is currently unavailable following the liquidation of hosting organisation Learning Links (Southern). Portsmouth City Council is looking at continued provision of Healthwatch as a priority. If clients of the Independent Health Advocacy Complaints Service provided by Healthwatch have any questions, including around data protection, they can contact Portsmouth City Council Helpdesk on 023 9282 2251 or email

By |2019-03-29T12:31:04+01:00March 29th, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting 3 April 2019

We hope you can join us for our next Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting on Wednesday 3 April 2019 4-6pm at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, Portsmouth PO2 7BT  At the meeting we will hear about the latest developments in health and social care across Portsmouth. We will be joined by Theresa Murphy, Chief Nurse at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (which is responsible for the Queen Alexandra Hospital) and Jackie Ardley, Chief Nurse at Solent NHS Trust who will be outlining how [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:50:20+01:00March 21st, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

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 |2019-03-19T16:22:15+01:00March 19th, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Drop-in Cafe this Wednesday in Central Library

On Wednesday 13 March 2019 the Good Mental Health Co-Operative will be hosting a drop in cafe 2-6pm on the third floor of Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DX. The Drop-In Cafe welcomes everyone! You may be feeling anxious, stressed or socially isolated, or you may be worried about a friend or a family member, or you may just be interested to know more about good mental health and wellbeing and the availability of local resources. There will [...]

By |2019-03-11T16:32:12+01:00March 11th, 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+01:00February 13th, 2019|Event|0 Comments