Healthwatch England launch #Itstartswithyou campaign

Healthwatch England has launched a new campaign to encourage more people to tell their local Healthwatch what they think and help make care better for them, their families and their communities. The #Itstartswithyou campaign has the core belief that the more people share their ideas, experiences and concerns about NHS and social care, the [...]

By | 2018-06-26T12:23:05+00:00 June 25th, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Healthwatch Portsmouth to celebrate NHS 70th birthday……with cake !

Healthwatch Portsmouth to celebrate NHS 70th birthday……with cake ! For immediate release Local charity Healthwatch Portsmouth will cut a cake to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS at its Annual General Meeting, starting at 6pm on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at the Civic Centre, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth. As well as celebrating the 70th birthday [...]

By | 2018-06-22T16:52:52+00:00 June 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 gosportenquiries@dh.gsi.gov.uk 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