Community grants for Portsmouth groups now open

NHS England's and NHS Improvement's Celebrating Involvement in Healthcare Community Grants Scheme is now open. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service users and the public in improving health services. Information about eligibility and how to apply is available on the NHS England website  The deadline for applications is midnight on 23 September 2019.

By |2019-08-08T14:54:27+01:008 August, 2019|News|0 Comments

New Healthwatch Portsmouth leaflet now available

We have updated and republished our Your voice counts leaflet. It contains our latest contact details as well as information on Healthwatch Portsmouth. It also provides a form to feedback on health and social care services. Read Healthwatch Portsmouth - Your Voice Counts To order paper copies of this leaflet for your community service or centre please contact

By |2019-08-07T16:58:34+01:007 August, 2019|News|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+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative Mindfulness for daily life sessions 9 August and 23 August 2019

The Good Mental Health Cooperative will be running Mindfulness for daily life in August in the community room at Tesco in Fratton Gentle one-off mindfulness sessions introducing guided meditation and mindful exercises for everyday living, facilitated by Carolyn Barber. Sessions available this August: Date: Friday 9th August Time: 1.30 - 3.00 pm Venue: Tesco Fratton Community Room, PO4 8FD Cost: £5 or donation Date: Friday 23rd August Time: 1.30 - 3.00 pm Venue: Tesco Fratton Community Room, PO4 8FD Cost: £5 or donation Additional mindfulness sessions will be available from Oct - Dec. Further details and to book your place on Mindfulness for daily life

By |2019-08-07T12:55:36+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative Wellbeing Workshop 21 August 2019

The Good Mental Health Cooperative will be running a Wellbeing Workshop on Wednesday 21 August 2019 at Buckland United Reform Church, 174 Kingston Rd, Portsmouth PO2 7LP Information from the Good Mental Health Cooperative: Discover the Seven Habits of Mentally Healthy People! Facilitated by Carolyn Barber, this is the first in a series of workshops over the next few months exploring the importance of our core values and sense of meaning for our mental and emotional well-being. In this workshop you'll explore your most important values, identify your own skills, strengths and resources, and learn about how the way we tell our personal stories impacts on our mental health and well-being. Facilitated by [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:58:33+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

New mother or mother to be? Tell Portsmouth City Council about your contraception preferences

Portsmouth City Council’s Public Health department is running a project to find out about women's preferences on postnatal contraception.  If you are new mother or are expecting a baby please help the council by completing a survey to tell them your preferences Please complete the survey that most closely describes your situation. If you are expecting a baby soon: If you have recently had a baby: The results will help to make contraception services for new mums and mums to be better

By |2019-09-11T14:04:15+01:005 August, 2019|News|0 Comments

Portsmouth Carers Centre August enews published

Portsmouth Carers' Centre have sent out their latest enews bulletin with information for carers across the city See the latest bulletin at , or sign up to receive future bulletins Further information on the Carers Centre

By |2019-09-11T14:01:53+01:005 August, 2019|News|0 Comments