Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting in public Weds 11th December

You are welcome to join us for the Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting in public on Wednesday 11th December, 2pm - 4pm  at St Mary's Community Room, St Mary's Lodge, St Mary's Road, Portsmouth PO3 6BB There will be a shorter session of the formal business of the Board meeting lasting just one hour rather than the usual two hours.  We will be celebrating the work of all our Healthwatch Portsmouth volunteers in the second hour of the meeting during which seasonal refreshments will be provided.   Please find the agenda    for the meeting

By |2019-11-27T13:30:02+00:0027 November, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Events for Patients and Carers on Thursday 21st November

International Stop pressure Ulcer Day,  is taking place at Portsmouth Carers Centre, 117 Orchard Road, Southsea PO4 0AD The aim is to provide specialist support to help prevent pressure sores. Anybody is susceptible, if they are sat/laying in the same position for as little as 30 minutes without moving.  The most vulnerable are those who already have an underlying health condition, even someone with a common cold ( their immune system is lowered). Staff from the Bowel and Bladder service and a dietician nurse will be there to answer any questions. If you could  please give out and put on your social media sites that would be [...]

By |2019-11-15T17:32:15+00:0015 November, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Dental Services in Portsmouth – Have Your Say

Portsmouth residents are being asked by NHS England for their views on dental services in the city.  NHS England are preparing to draw up new long term contracts for dental services in 3 areas in Hampshire (Portsmouth, Alton and Tadley) but firstly want to take into account the views of residents in each of these areas.  There is a survey available until 14th October for residents of Portsmouth to complete here

By |2019-09-16T12:37:10+00:0016 September, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

NHS Solent Wellbeing Discovery Event and Annual General Meeting Monday 16 September 2019

On Monday, 16 September 2019, Solent NHS Trust invite you to their Wellbeing Discovery Event and Annual General Meeting at 3:30pm at their headquarters on the edge of Southampton. The event promises to showcase some of the services the Trust offers and to explore how the services work to keep people healthy, safe and independent at, or close to, home through interactive Pods. • Find out about and take part in a taster mindfulness session (booking required at registration*) • Try therapeutic planting and growing • Have a go at mindful colouring • Try Tai Chi (booking required at registration* and you can take part in your everyday [...]

By |2019-09-12T16:03:43+00:0012 September, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Mental Health Mates walk Sunday 15 September 2019 in Southsea

This Sunday, 15 September 2019, Mental Health Mates are putting on a walk in Southsea to bring together people to talk and walk. Mental Health Mates is a network of peer support groups, run by people with mental health issues, who meet regularly to walk and talk without fear or judgement. You do not have to have a diagnosed mental health issue to join our walks – everyone has mental health and we are here for everyone. The Mental Health Mates initiative started in 2016 and has spread across the country allowing people with mental health issues to walk and talk with each other and offer mutual support. [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:34:26+00:0012 September, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting 10 September 2019 in Cosham

Join us for the next Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting in Cosham  on Tuesday 10 September 2019 4-6PM. At the meeting we will hear updates from three speakers from Solent NHS Trust, which is responsible for providing community services across Portsmouth. Julie Leigh will provide an introduction to proposed mental health rehabilitation transformation changes, Sarah Austin will be updating us on the plans for relocating services from Jubilee House in Cosham and Andrew Stevens will outline the latest on the Trust's transport and access policy. We will also hear about the latest developments in health and social care across Portsmouth. See the Agenda for the Board meeting We look forward to seeing you at the meeting [...]

By |2019-10-28T18:26:28+00:0010 September, 2019|Event, News|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative course: Building Strength In A Challenging World

The Good Mental Health Cooperative are running a course over three weeks in October looking at 'Building Strength In A Challenging World' Dates: Friday 18th October / Friday 25th October / Friday 1st November Time: 2pm - 4pm Venue: Tesco Fratton Community Room, PO4 8FD Cost: Free In the fast paced world we live in, it can be hard to take time for ourselves. Join Sarah for her new 'Building Strength' course and explore ways to work through difficult emotions and cope with everyday life. Learn to connect with yourself again and discover techniques to allow yourself to feel happier and more self confident. The course is made [...]

By |2019-09-05T13:21:37+00:009 September, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative drop in cafe 11 September 2019

On Wednesday 11 September 2019 the Good Mental Health Co-Operative will be hosting a drop in cafe on the third floor of Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DX. Healthwatch Portsmouth will have a stall in the cafe - come and talk to us about your health and care in Portsmouth The Drop-In Cafe welcomes everyone! You may be feeling anxious, stressed or socially isolated, or you may be worried about a friend or a family member, or you may just be interested to know more about good mental health and wellbeing and the availability of local resources.   More information about the cafe 11 September 2019 [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:16:11+00:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments