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 PatientExperience.Team@porthosp.nhs.uk 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

Healthwatch Portsmouth jargon buster launched

Know the difference between primary and secondary care, care homes and nursing homes? What is SEND, QAH, CQC or MCP? In health and social care, like in many areas of life, we all tend to use certain phrases and sets of initials assuming that everyone knows what we are talking about. This means that documents, presentations and public meetings can [...]

By | 2018-04-18T11:27:42+00:00 April 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Come to the Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting Tuesday 17 April 2018

You are invited to the next Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting on Tuesday 17 April 2018 4-6pm at the St Mary's Community Room, St Marys Lodge, St Marys Rd, Portsmouth PO3 6BB  (See sehco.org.uk/community-rooms/st-marys/ for further information) (NOT St Mary's Community Health Campus as originally stated) Parking is available onsite At this meeting we will be joined [...]

By | 2018-04-16T13:04:49+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Event, News|0 Comments

New card gives information for homeless people on registering with a Doctor

A new card has been launched by charity Groundswell for rough sleepers and other homeless people giving them information on their right to see a Doctor. Many people without a permanent address have found it hard to access medical services, this card acts as a reminder of their rights. It also reminds the GP's surgery of their duty to register [...]

By | 2018-04-05T11:04:43+00:00 April 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Take part in Southern Health workshops to determine the future of mental health services in Portsmouth

We have been approached by Southern Health Foundation Trust to raise awareness across the city of a series of workshops that they are running in April and May which will be looking at transforming city-wide mental health services. The Trust is inviting patients, carers, family members, clinicians and local organisations to attend (or send a representative to) a [...]

By | 2018-03-29T11:23:53+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

14 million patients now use GP online services

Almost 14 million people across England use online facilities offered by their GPs to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their records – saving time for themselves and busy GP practices. Figures compiled by NHS England show that 24% of patients are registered for online services with their family doctor and in February 2018 [...]

By | 2018-03-27T17:04:18+00:00 March 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments