NHS70 2018-07-04T16:18:18+00:00

NHS70

This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.

In 1948 for the first time hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists came together under one service available to everyone according to need, free at the point of use. The NHS was born.

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.
Healthwatch England Director Imelda Redmond cuts cake at Healthwatch Portsmouth AGM 2018
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 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 people to tell us what they think and help make care better for them, their families and their communities.

Thanks to people telling their […]