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Press releases

Press releases
Don’t give up on giving up

Anyone who is still lighting up after this week’s National No Smoking Day is being urged: don’t give up on giving up.

20 March 2019
Remaining GP practices to offer phlebotomy services in-house soon

Phase two of plans to streamline phlebotomy (blood taking) services across part of Hampshire will be introduced soon. 

13 March 2019
GP welcomes UK’s first Social Prescribing Day

A Hampshire GP has welcomed the UK’s first ‘Social Prescribing Day,’ due to be held Thursday March 14.

12 March 2019
Better antibiotic awareness results in decrease of prescriptions

The number of antibiotics being prescribed in the Portsmouth and south east Hampshire area is falling thanks to better awareness about when to use them.

27 February 2019
Winter health and care event

Local health and care organisations in the Portsmouth area are joining forces this week to host a winter health and care event.

22 January 2019
Local NHS and Wave 105 campaign on health services launches

There are a variety of health services available to use which can sometimes get confusing.

22 January 2019
Neighbouring Lee-on-the-Solent GP practices are set to merge

Two neighbouring Lee-on-the-Solent practices which share the same building are to merge in a move to safeguard and enhance patient services. 

22 January 2019
Patients urged to take part in the 2019 GP Patients Survey

Several thousand people across the Portsmouth and south east Hampshire areas are being urged to take up their invitation to participate in the 2019 GP Patient Survey. 

14 January 2019
Top tips to stay warm this winter

The local NHS today issued a ‘six of the best’ guide on how to stay warm and well during the cold snap.

09 January 2019
How can you help your local NHS at this very busy time?

The local NHS is facing high demands and with the weather set to get colder over the next couple of days people are being reminded of the healthcare options available to them.

04 January 2019