QA urgent care pathway walk-through report

Below is the completed report following the QA urgent care pathway walk through we conducted in November, follow up meeting with senior QA staff in January and then feedback from QA staff on the draft report. If you have any questions about the content or process, please feel free to contact us. Urgent Care Pathway review - MARCH 2017

By |2017-08-02T13:42:53+01:0027 March, 2017|News|0 Comments

Public Board Meeting – Tuesday 18th April 2017

Do you want to have your say on Health and Social Care services in Portsmouth and want to find out more about Healthwatch Portsmouth, what we do and the work we are currently involved in? Come along to Healthwatch Portsmouth Public Meeting on the 18th April , at Cosham Community Centre from 6pm to 8pm by registering on the link below. If you can’t make it but would still like your voice to be heard please send comments to? We look forward to seeing you there. Draft MINUTES Healthwatch Portsmouth Board Meeting 070217 V2

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Local Offer Live

Saturday, April 01, 2017 FREE OPEN EVENT 10am-3pm,  Saturday 1st April 2017Miltoncross Academy, Milton Road, PortsmouthHosted by Portsmouth Parent Voice this event which will include activities, workshops and information stands showcases the services available in the city, for Children, Young People and Families with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.Tel: 07825 185608Email: PPVADMIN@P-D-F.ORG.UK

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The NHS England update on the Next Steps for The NHS Five Year Forward View

NEXT STEPS ON THE NHS FIVE YEAR FORWARD VIEW sets out action to deliver NHS care fit for the future. As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary the health service has today published the plan setting out how it will deliver practical improvements in areas prized by patients and the public – cancer, mental health and GP access – while transforming the way that care is delivered to ease pressure on hospitals by helping frail and older people live healthier, more independent lives. These measures, probably the biggest national move towards integrated care currently underway in any Western country, will also help to put the service on a [...]

By |2017-08-02T13:45:26+01:0027 March, 2017|News|0 Comments

Changes to Vascular Surgery in Southern Hampshire

On 3 April 2017, all major arterial surgery will move from Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (PHT) to University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust (UHS). This means that patients requiring this surgery will now be treated at Southampton General Hospital rather than the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, where they will have access to a specialist vascular team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Patients will only be asked to travel where there is clear evidence of benefit in doing so – namely for complex procedures.  Other services will continue to be delivered locally, with patients receiving their pre-operative care and follow-ups at the Queen Alexandra Hospital [...]

By |2017-08-02T13:48:25+01:0027 March, 2017|News|0 Comments

PPG reps review of GP Practices

Last year a group of Patient Representatives worked with Healthwatch Portsmouth to review their own GP practices.   Areas they looked at included reception service, the physical environment and access to appointments.   Attached is our report on the outcomes of those visits.   We would like to thank the practices involved for the warm welcome and support they offered to the reps during the visits. Healthwatch Portsmouth - PPG reps review of GP Practices

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