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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
Patients urged to take part in 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
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Chase Community Hospital to receive some TLC

Chase Community Hospital will be undergoing work over the next few weeks as the entrances are repainted, the gutters cleared and the front paving slabs replaced with a level surface.

19 December 2018
Emsworth Victoria Cottage Hospital is preferred site for new GP surgery

The Victoria Cottage Hospital has been determined as the preferred site for a new home for Emsworth Surgery. 

19 December 2018
NHS e-Referral Service makes its 100 millionth online 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
Deadline approaches for Emsworth Surgery survey

The deadline is fast approaching for residents to take part in the latest survey on the future of Emsworth Surgery.

04 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