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Press releases

Press releases
Top tips for mental wellbeing

This year Mental Health Awareness Week brings a host of unique issues and it’s natural that some people might be struggling.

20 May 2020
Which NHS services are open this bank holiday, and how to reach them

Doctors are urging people to remember that NHS services are still there for them over the long bank holiday weekend, whatever their need.

19 May 2020
Your local NHS is here for you this bank holiday weekend

While we are all staying at home it can be difficult to know what to do if you need medical help or advice, but local doctors want to remind you that there are a range of services and support available.

06 May 2020
Hampshire and Isle of Wight children and young person’s mental health crisis Freephone line launches

A Freephone mental health crisis helpline for children and young people across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has been launched today.

04 May 2020
Help Us To Help You

After an unprecedented joint effort to ensure health and care services can respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the message is: if you need medical help – of any kind – the NHS is here to help you.

30 April 2020
COVID-19: Urgent and emergency dental care during the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic all routine NHS and private dentistry has stopped. The NHS is continuing to provide urgent and emergency dental care. This will be available to both NHS and private patients.

23 April 2020
Solent Mind launch Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Helpline

Leading Hampshire and Isle of Wight mental health charity Solent Mind have launched a free helpline, available to those experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing issues as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

20 April 2020
Accessing your NHS services this Easter

Your NHS services are still operating to care for and treat people over this Easter holiday weekend – despite the temporary changes brought in to help tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.

09 April 2020
Did you know you can use NHS 111 for urgent mental health support?

Are you or someone you know experiencing a crisis and need urgent mental health support? Call 111 or visit www.111.nhs.uk and speak to the NHS Mental Health Triage Service.

08 April 2020
COVID-19: Domestic abuse – where to get help during the COVID-19 pandemic

We know that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will have a serious impact on the lives of women, children and men who are experiencing domestic abuse

02 April 2020
COVID-19: The way that general practice is changing

Over the last couple of weeks, you are likely to have noticed a marked difference in the way things are being done in general practice as we manage Covid-19. ​Thank you for adapting so quickly to these new ways of working.

30 March 2020
COVID-19: Donating blood

Blood centres are open and you can still come to give blood. They have followed government guidelines to put special safety measures in place for social distancing.

30 March 2020
COVID-19: Advice from Hampshire County Council

Thank you to the many people who have volunteered their help to support our county’s vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. We all have a part to play in slowing the spread of Coronavirus and helping to save lives.

30 March 2020