Helpline set up for families affected by report of inquiry into Gosport War Memorial Hospital

Following publication of the report of the Gosport Independent Panel the local NHS organisation, NHS South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group, has released a statement. A helpline has been set up for families affected by the publication of the report - telephone 0113 2545290, or email Gosport War Memorial Hospital Inquiry - update from [...]

By | 2018-06-21T11:14:20+00:00 June 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Healthwatch Portsmouth Annual General Meeting 27 June 2018

You are invited to the Healthwatch Portsmouth Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 27 June 2018, 6-8pm, in Conference Room A at the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AL. At the meeting we will be joined by Imelda Redmond, National Director of Healthwatch England, who will be talking about the new Healthwatch England five year [...]

By | 2018-06-20T09:37:14+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Event, News|0 Comments

NHS Digital introduce new tool for patient opt-out to stop confidential data being used for research purposes

NHS Digital have introduced a new tool that people can use to opt out of their confidential patient information being used for reasons other than their individual care and treatment. This is part of a vision to improve patients' trust and confidence in how data is looked after by the health and social care system. Patients and [...]

By | 2018-05-15T16:28:59+00:00 May 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Draft April Board meeting minutes published

The draft minutes from our Board meeting on 17 April 2018 are now available Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting  minutes 17 April 2018 DRAFT Documents from meeting Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting 17 April 2018 agenda Healthwatch England strategy 2018-2023 summary Healthwatch England strategy 2018-2023 explained Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting 17 April 2018 Project Manager’s report Healthwatch [...]

By | 2018-05-23T16:12:04+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mental Health Foundation – Your mental health

Right now, mental health problems have a profound impact on the lives of tens of millions of people. The Mental Health Foundation is a charity dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems. They deliver and run ground-breaking evidence and practice-informed programmes, giving us the expertise to share what works. For more [...]

By | 2018-05-23T12:34:07+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Portsmouth hospital worker shortlisted for NHS70 award

Congratulations to Rose Bennett, a domestic assistant at St James' Hospital, who has been nominated for an NHS Parliamentary Awards Lifetime Achievement award for her 46 years dedicated service. Read more at Portsmouth News - Portsmouth hospital worker shortlisted for NHS lifetime achievement award after dedicating 46 years to role

By | 2018-05-18T15:58:26+00:00 May 18th, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Test your stress on the Mental Health Foundation website

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 national charity the Mental Health Foundation have launched a new tool to help people test how stressed they are. Using the  evidence-based Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) the MHF's Stress Test asks a series of questions and then gives a score and an indication of whether this is low, medium or [...]

By | 2018-05-18T15:57:02+00:00 May 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Get involved in developing the future of healthcare in Portsmouth at the Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust workshop Monday 21 May 2018, 14.30 – 16.30 hrs

We have received an invitation from Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust to a workshop on Monday 21 May 2018 Details of the workshop are below - please reply directly to or phone Sharon Griffen on 023 92286000, ext 59 Invitation to Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust workshop 21 May 2018 Are you a patient, family member, carer, [...]

By | 2018-05-11T14:45:21+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Event, News|0 Comments