Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting Tuesday 4 September 2018

You are invited to the  Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting on Tuesday 4 September 2018 6-8pm in Cosham the next Board meeting will take place at the Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street, Cosham PO6 3AP  Come and find out about the latest developments in health and social care in Portsmouth. At the meeting we will be joined by Dr Linda  Collie, Clinical Leader and Chief Clinical Officer, Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group who will [...]

By |2018-08-09T16:58:12+00:00August 10th, 2018|Event, News|0 Comments

Next Portsmouth Community Autism Forum meeting 28 September 2018 in Cosham

The next meeting of the Portsmouth Community Autism Forum will take place on Friday 28 September 2018 10-12 at the Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street, Cosham PO6 3AP. Cosham Community Centre is just off Cosham High Street and a short distance from Cosham railway station and bus stops. The agenda for the meeting will be published here and circulated shortly before the meeting.

By |2018-08-07T10:02:46+00:00August 6th, 2018|News, PACF|0 Comments

Healthwatch Portsmouth to assess whether GP mergers work for patients

Over the next few weeks Healthwatch Portsmouth will be assessing the impact of GP surgery mergers on patients. In particular we will be seeing whether the benefits promised at the time of merger have been realised. In the past three years the Craneswater, Eastney, East Shore, Osborne Road, Portsdown and Ramilies GP practices in Portsmouth have all undergone mergers. We want to know what the merger has meant [...]

By |2018-08-06T14:36:58+00:00August 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ask, Listen, Do to make it easier for people with learning disabilities or Autistic people to provide meaningful feedback on services

A new NHS initiative Ask Listen, Do aims to make it easier for children and adults with learning disabilities or Autistic people, families and carers to provide meaningful feedback to health, education and social care organisations. The project sets out guidelines for organisations to learn from the feedback, concerns and complaints. The Ask, Listen, Do principles: Ask The organisation asks people about their experiences and makes it easy for people [...]

By |2018-08-02T15:18:32+00:00August 2nd, 2018|News, PACF|0 Comments

Local Government Association gathers views on the future of social care

The Local Government Association are gathering views on the future of adult social care and the interaction of local authority services, the NHS and other public services. The LGA have published a Green Paper examining options and are encouraging everyone to have their say Read the Green Paper  and Green Paper summary The LGA hope to gather views from as wide a range of people as possible - have [...]

By |2018-08-07T12:40:55+00:00August 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

June 2018 Board meeting and AGM minutes published

The draft minutes from the Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting and AGM, held on 27 June 2018, have been published Read Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting and AGM 27 June 2018 DRAFT minutes Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting 27 June 2018 Agenda Project Manager’s report Imelda Redmond’s presentation Graham Keeping’s presentation

By |2018-07-31T15:07:47+00:00July 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

LGA consults on the future of adult social care

The Local Government Association are gathering views on the future of adult social care and the interaction of local authority services, the NHS and other public services. The LGA will also look at the funding of services and how to overcome the projected £3.56 billion funding gap. See LGA - The lives we want to lead: green paper for adult social care and wellbeing Consultation closing date 26 October [...]

By |2018-08-02T16:34:12+00:00July 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Are mental health services in Portsmouth meeting the needs of new mums and mums to be?

Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (which is responsible for funding and developing local NHS services) is working with Healthwatch Portsmouth to see if services in Portsmouth are meeting the mental health needs of new mums and mums to be and how they could be made better.Studies show that between 10% and 20% of mothers experience mental health problems in the period between conception and the baby's first birthday.The NHS in [...]

By |2018-07-26T16:54:15+00:00July 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New Portsmouth hub offers Doctors appointments until 10pm

Doctors appointments are now available until 10pm to all patients across Portsmouth Monday to Saturday at the Lake Road Health Centre Surgery in Nutfield Place, Portsmouth PO1 4JT. The new service also offers urgent same-day appointments until 10pm every day of the year. If you require an appointment outside of your surgery's working times you should contact your normal Doctor's surgery to be put through to the late night [...]

By |2018-08-02T15:25:20+00:00July 23rd, 2018|News, PACF|0 Comments