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Press releases

Press releases
No let-up in the fight against diabetes

A leading Fareham GP today vowed there must no let-up in the challenge to tackle diabetes across south east Hampshire. 

18 January 2018
Preventing slips, trips and falls this winter

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.

16 January 2018
Help us help you during this very busy time

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.

06 January 2018
Continence Service improving patient care

A new ‘continence prescription service’ launched a year ago is improving patient care and reducing GP workload across parts of south east Hampshire.

21 December 2017
Remember the code to help beat Norovirus this Christmas

Portsmouth area GPs today urged people to protect themselves against the winter vomiting bug Norovirus. 

19 December 2017
Your health options if you need help over the festive season

If you need an urgent GP appointment over Christmas or New Year, help is at hand from your local NHS.

19 December 2017
Help the NHS and your community this Christmas by choosing the right health service

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.

18 December 2017
Lethal combination of loneliness and winter

England’s most senior nurse Professor Jane Cummings has warned of the “lethal” combination of loneliness and cold weather this winter.

13 December 2017
Same day access service seeing around 200 visitors a week

The new Fareham Primary Care Service (FPCS) saw nearly 1,000 patients in five weeks – at an average rate of around 200 a week.

11 December 2017
When is your local pharmacy open over Christmas and New Year?

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.

05 December 2017
Level 2 Cold Weather Alert

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.

29 November 2017
NHS roar of approval for Lions Club donation

A leading Fareham area GP met members of a charity-conscious local service organisation to thank them for a £3,000 gift of equipment.

23 November 2017
Understanding which NHS service to use with the help of your local Clinical Commissioning Group

When we are feeling under the weather we all want to receive appropriate advice as soon as possible. By understanding which NHS service to use, and when to use it, we can help to make sure that the thousands of people feeling unwell this winter get the care they need, as swiftly as possible.

20 November 2017
Top health adviser hears patient benefits of new models of care in Hampshire

An international authority on healthcare quality and improvement travelled from Fareham to Farnham to hear about projects which are transforming NHS services across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and part of Surrey.

09 November 2017
CCGs to launch a Home Visiting Service

A pilot scheme is set to be introduced in December to set up fast-track GP home visits for patients throughout the south east Hampshire areas who might otherwise be at risk of needing hospital care.

02 November 2017