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The NHS has launched a consultation on eight drugs which it recommends should not be routinely prescribed.
These so called low value drugs have more effective or over the counter alternatives available. Currently the NHS spends over £70 million on these drugs each year and is seeking to reduce spending; it needs to know about the impact on patients.
NHS – Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: an update and a consultation on further guidance for CCGs Closing date for consultatiion: 28 February 2019
We hope you can join us for our next Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting on Tuesday 5 February 2019 4-6pm at the Frank Sorrell Centre, Prince Albert Road, Southsea PO4 9HR.
At the meeting we will hear from
- Clare Rachwal, Manager of the Carers’ Centre
- Dr Tim Cotton, Clinical Transformation Director for STP and Sue Harriman, Chief Executive, Solent NHS Trust who will be updating us on the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Sustainability & Transformation Partnership and opportunities for patient and public imvolvement in shaping the strategy.
We will also hear about the latest developments in health and social care across Portsmouth.
To help us get an idea of numbers […]
Health thinktank the King’s Fund have published a guide to the NHS long term plan
The Government published the NHS long term plan on 7 January 2019 setting out its vision for the NHS over the next 10 years. The King’s Fund examines the key elements of the plan, together with commitments made, and gives an expert commentary on the practical implications.
This Thursday, 24 January 2019, we will be joining other health and care organisations from across Portsmouth at the Cascades shopping centre for the Poirtsmouth Winter Health and Care event.
Come along to get information and advice from local health services, the council and local charities about how to stay well this winter.
The event will take place on Thursday 24 January 2019 9-5 at the Cascades shopping centre – near to the entrance to TK Maxx
The Department of Health helpline for families affected by deaths at the Gosport Hospital is in operation: call 0113 254 5290, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last night’s Panorama on BBC1 Killed in Hospital looked at the investiagtion into the deaths at the hospital.