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Congratulations Rose! St James Hospital cleaner gets top NHS award

Congratulations to Rose Bennett, a cleaner at St James Hospital Milton, who has been recognised for her dedication with an NHS ‘Health Heroes’ award for Lifetime Achievement. Rose has worked at St James for 46 years and in that time has kept the premises clean, improving the lives and helping the recovery of tens of thousands of patients. The Chief Executive of NHS England Sir Simon Stevens presented the award to Rose at a special ceremony. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth NHS cleaner scoops [...]

By |2018-07-18T11:49:53+00:00July 6th, 2018|NHS70|0 Comments

Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square celebrates NHS70

On Thursday Healthwatch Portsmouth joined the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, local NHS organisations, staff, school children and members of the public in a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square is taken over for a healthy party for NHS70

By |2018-07-09T09:50:36+00:00July 6th, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Healthwatch England Director Imelda Redmond cuts cake to celebrate NHS 70 at our AGM!

We were joined last night at our Annual General Meeting by Healthwatch England Director Imelda Redmond. Imelda gave a speech outlining Healthwatch England's strategy for the next five years and the relationship with local Healthwatches. Imelda then joined with Healthwatch Portsmouth Chair Graham Heaney to cut  a cake to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.At the AGM we also heard from one of our volunteers, Graham Keeping, who outlined his experiences of volunteering with Healthwatch Portsmouth and [...]

By |2018-06-28T12:24:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

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 more services can understand what works, what doesn't and what people want from care in the future. As the NHS turns 70, we're encouraging more [...]

By |2018-06-26T12:23:05+00:00June 25th, 2018|News, NHS70|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+00:00May 18th, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments