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Press releases

Press releases
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
Temporary suspension being introduced on Gosport patients registering with other practices

Patients in Gosport will be asked to stay with their current GP practice over the winter while GPs are at their busiest.

21 December 2018
NHS e-Referral Service receives its 100 millionth booking

The NHS e-Referral Service has hit 100 million bookings since it was launched in 2005 as the NHS Choose and Book Service.

17 December 2018
When is your local pharmacy open this Christmas and New Year?

Lots of pharmacies will be changing their opening hours over the festive season, which means it’s very important to make sure we all have everything we need to stay well over Christmas.

11 December 2018
Electronic referrals benefiting patients

Early indications are that the introduction of ‘paperless referrals’ for patients for their first outpatient consultant-led services at hospital has been a great success. 

10 December 2018
Is your repeat prescription on your Christmas list?

Christmas will be here before we know it, and with three weekdays lost to public holidays over the coming festive period, people who need repeat prescriptions are being reminded to plan ahead.

05 December 2018
Improving wheelchair services – can you help?

The NHS in Portsmouth and south east Hampshire is reviewing the way that wheelchair services work, to learn how improvements can be made.

27 November 2018
CQC rates Rowner Surgery as good

Rowner Surgery has been rated as “good overall” by independent health inspectors.

19 November 2018