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Press releases
Patients welcome new Fareham Primary Care Service

Patients have welcomed the likely benefits of a new same-day GP appointment service which goes live in Fareham tomorrow (September 20).

19 September 2017
Patient Survey makes good reading for GP practices

Some 96% of patients have ‘confidence and trust’ in their GPs across the south east Hampshire area, outside of Portsmouth.

06 September 2017
Welborne Healthcare Provision

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.

05 September 2017
Primary Care Commissioning Committee

Primary care services for Fareham, Gosport and south east Hamphire will come under the spotlight this week.

04 September 2017
The Willow Group attracts new GP to Gosport

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.

30 August 2017
Arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth: Urgent Care advice

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.

15 August 2017
Same day GP appointment service to start in Fareham

Hundreds of Fareham patients are set to benefit from a new same-day GP appointment service which will start next month.

08 August 2017
August Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times

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.

07 August 2017
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