An estimated 2,500 GP appointments a week – or 500 a day - in the Portsmouth area are taken up by patients with self-treatable conditions including as colds and tummy aches.
A leading GP is advising young women in Hampshire how a five minute test could detect potentially life threatening cancerous cells.
A leading Fareham GP today vowed there must no let-up in the challenge to tackle diabetes across south east Hampshire.
Falls are a common, but often overlooked cause of injury and for many older people, particularly those with long term health conditions, they can happen more often.
NHS services across the local area have seen an increase in demand over the past few weeks, including the Emergency Department (ED) at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.
A new ‘continence prescription service’ launched a year ago is improving patient care and reducing GP workload across parts of south east Hampshire.
Portsmouth area GPs today urged people to protect themselves against the winter vomiting bug Norovirus.
If you need an urgent GP appointment over Christmas or New Year, help is at hand from your local NHS.
It is that time of year where we are all busy planning for Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. One thing we don’t always expect, or plan for, over the festive period is to be unwell. NHS organisations across Hampshire are urging people to understand which health service to use if you feel unwell over the holidays to help make sure that the thousands of people feeling unwell this winter get the care they need, as swiftly as possible.
England’s most senior nurse Professor Jane Cummings has warned of the “lethal” combination of loneliness and cold weather this winter.
The new Fareham Primary Care Service (FPCS) saw nearly 1,000 patients in five weeks – at an average rate of around 200 a week.
Like most of us, pharmacists will be enjoying a well-earned break over the festive season, meaning it’s best to make sure we have what we need before they close up.
With severe winter weather conditions set to hit the South East of England, local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are advising the public to take extra care.