Patients have welcomed the likely benefits of a new same-day GP appointment service which goes live in Fareham tomorrow (September 20).
Some 96% of patients have ‘confidence and trust’ in their GPs across the south east Hampshire area, outside of Portsmouth.
Residents of the new Welborne Garden Village will have a health and wellbeing hub on their doorstep within Welborne – that’s the message from Fareham Borough Council and lead NHS commissioner for Welborne, NHS Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group, after a productive meeting to agree how the authorities would work together.
Primary care services for Fareham, Gosport and south east Hamphire will come under the spotlight this week.
The Willow Group, based at four different sites in Gosport, has welcomed new GP Dr Kathryn Carey-Jones to its practice. Kathryn’s been attracted by the novel methods being adopted by the NHS in a town where every new GP can make a real impact.
Due to the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday 16 August, Portsmouth, Gosport and the surrounding area is likely to be very busy from early in the morning and potentially for most of the day. Should you need urgent care or NHS help in a hurry, there are several options available.
Hundreds of Fareham patients are set to benefit from a new same-day GP appointment service which will start next month.
NHS England has published the August Bank Holiday pharmacy opening times for the Gosport and Fareham areas.
You can access details for Monday August 28 by clicking here.
The details are correct at the time published but are subject to change. You are advised to contact the pharmacy before attending to ensure they are open and have the medication you require.
Further details and opening times of pharmacies are available on NHS Choices by clicking here.
Portsmouth area GPs have praised the national Organ Donor Register which has saved more than 1,200 lives in Hampshire.
Under-pressure GP practices across parts of Hampshire are saving at least 550 GP appointments a week thanks to the online eConsult service.
Newly-published figures show a dramatic improvement in the number of patients with learning disabilities receiving free annual health checks from GPs in parts of Hampshire.