Are you Careaware?

What makes a good care home? How can we be sure that we get the best one for our relatives? Choosing a care home for a relative can be a very stressful experience - how do we ensure that we get the best care? How can we find out what care homes are available in a particular [...]

By | 2018-04-04T12:19:50+00:00 March 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Are you Careaware?

Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meetings 2018

Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meetings take place six times a year - in 2018 they are scheduled for the following dates. All are held in locations around Portsmouth 27 February 2018- Portsmouth Training and Learning Centre (Portsmouth Academy) 4pm-6pm 17 April 2018 - St Mary’s Community Health Campus 4pm-6pm 27 June 2018 - (venue to be confirmed) 6pm-8pm (The Annual General Meeting will also be held then) 4 September 2018 [...]

By | 2018-03-15T13:38:28+00:00 March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Wessex Voices publishes survey results on maternity matters

Earlier research by The Local Maternity System (LMS) recognised that women's experience of pregnancy services can sometimes be fragmented and complex. Working alongside the LMS, Wessex Voices wanted to discover how services can be improved to ensure women are informed and empowered throughout their pregnancy and while giving birth. Demonstrating an excellent example of [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:20:31+00:00 January 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Healthwatch Volunteers Christmas Party

The Healthwatch Portsmouth Volunteers Christmas party on Tuesday 12th December was fun, full of laughter and best wishes from the Healthwatch team for all the help our volunteers provide in the wide range of activities they get involved with.  Thank to you to all our volunteers who support our work throughout the year.  Best [...]

By | 2018-03-15T13:21:25+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Event, News|0 Comments

Portsmouth City Council Video Diary Project

Project one: social care video diaries Who we're looking for: Current social care users from a range of backgrounds. We want to get a snapshot of the different types of social care users, so we welcome applications from people using any Adult Social Care service. What's involved: We're looking for people who can share their [...]

By | 2017-12-12T15:25:37+00:00 December 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

PHT Happy To Chat New Volunteer Team launching 24th November

Portsmouth Hospitals Trust is forming a new team of volunteers to help unpaid carers whose loved ones are in hospital or whom are in hospital themselves to access the support available to them. The Trust is recruiting to their new ‘happy to chat’ volunteer team.  The role of a Carer Aware Volunteer is to support [...]

By | 2018-03-15T11:36:41+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CQC Review of Children and young people’s mental health services

Below is the latest report from the Care Quality Commission which summaries the current state of knowledge about the quality and accessibility of mental health services for children and young people. Here are Healthwatch Portsmouth we are interested in gathering the views of young people transitioning from CAMHS to Adult Mental Health Services.  Our survey [...]

By | 2017-11-28T14:29:55+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Job Opportunity: PACF Coordinator, 3.5 Hours Per Week

We are advertising the part-time role of Coordinator for the Portsmouth autism Community Forum. Please find the advert, job description (including role specifications) and standard application form. If you are interested, please download the forms below, complete the application and send it to siobhain.mccurrach@learninglinks.co.uk. Job Description Job Advert Application Form Deadline: 17:00, Wednesday 15th November, [...]

By | 2017-11-07T12:14:06+00:00 November 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments