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Press releases

Press releases
GPs praise life-saving Organ Donor Register

Portsmouth area GPs have praised the national Organ Donor Register which has saved more than 1,200 lives in Hampshire. 

11 July 2017
eConsult now saving 550 GP appointments a week

Under-pressure GP practices across parts of Hampshire are saving at least 550 GP appointments a week thanks to the online eConsult service.

04 July 2017
Big increase in health checks for people with learning disabilities

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.

27 June 2017
New milestone for Surgery signposters in Gosport

A project sign-posting Gosport people to healthier and happier lives has reached a special milestone – helping its 250th patient.

21 June 2017
NHS feels the heat as hot weather continues

With the heatwave still in place, doctors are urging people not to underestimate the risks of hot weather.

20 June 2017
Hot tips as hot weather continues across the South East

News today from the Met Office that the hot weather will now continue across the South East until Thursday, has prompted Public Health England to repeat its advice on how to beat the heat.

19 June 2017
NHS bids to increase the uptake in health checks for people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities often have difficulty in recognising illness, communicating their needs and using health services.

19 June 2017
GP’s concern over falling cervical screening rates

Women are being urged to do more to keep themselves safe from cancer, after a fall in the number of people have cervical cancer screening.

15 June 2017
New acute home visiting service freeing up vital GP time at Gosport

A five-month pilot scheme is providing a swifter response and faster treatment to scores of patients who need a home visit in Gosport.


14 June 2017
Progress report on the GP Forward View

A progress report on plans to help transform GP services across south east Hampshire will be given to a public meeting in Fareham this week.

05 June 2017
Rowner Surgery ‘dementia friendly’

A Gosport GP practice has become ‘dementia friendly.’

08 May 2017
Four Hampshire CCGs form a new partnership

Four CCGs in Hampshire have announced that they are now working more closely together in a formal partnership which was established at the beginning of April.

28 April 2017