Portsmouth CCG decision on GP Practice merger application

The Primary Care Commissioning Committee of the Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (PCCG) met today on a conference call to consider the application for two Portsmouth GP practices to merge.  Please see the link below for details of the decision made to support the application. http://Portsmouth CCG decision on Hanway Road Group Practice merger with Portsdown Group Practice application

By |2020-03-26T17:42:18+00:0026 March, 2020|News|0 Comments

Portsmouth HIVE announces today (20.3.20) plans to co-ordinate local support

HIVE Portsmouth to co-ordinate local community support response to Coronavirus https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/health/coronavirus/elderly-woman-faints-she-queues-more-three-hours-use-portchester-pharmacy-2542062 HWP say don’t forget to use the local volunteer supported prescription collection service that is being offered through HIVE Portsmouth.  You can contact this free service on:  02392 616 709   Here is the most local update issued by HIVE Portsmouth on their activities currently in the city HIVE Portsmouth local support update 15.4.20 Here is a  http://link to the plans for co-ordinating the local activities for residents from 20.3.20

By |2020-04-19T22:39:26+00:0020 March, 2020|News|0 Comments

Portsmouth City Council and voluntary sector plans to cope with Coronavirus outbreak

HIVE Portsmouth to co-ordinate local community support response to Coronavirus Here is a  http://link to the plans for co-ordinating the local activities for residents from 20.3.20   Portsmouth City Council made the following announcement on 17th March  Following the latest government Coronavirus advice, which includes minimising social contact, Portsmouth City Council is taking the sensible precaution to protect the public by reducing non-essential council services. The decision has been taken to close non-essential services from today (17 March 2020) - further details on which services are affected will follow here throughout the day. Our duty of care to residents remains our main concern, which is why we’re focusing [...]

By |2020-03-20T16:51:13+00:0017 March, 2020|News|0 Comments

Government advice on social distancing for everyone in UK to follow

The Government has issued advice for everyone in the UK to follow regarding social distancing. Here is a link to a very useful guide issued today http://Government advice to all on social distancing Here is a useful summary chart that is included in the briefing * if one member of your family or household has a new continuous cough or high temperature ** if you live alone and you have a new continuous cough or high temperature *** for example via telephone or internet 1 such as anyone instructed to get a flu jab each year  

By |2020-03-17T15:04:04+00:0017 March, 2020|News|0 Comments

From Healthwatch England : information about Cornonavirus at a glance

Here is some useful information (published 19 March) about the use of Ibuprofen if you have Covid-19 disease   http://letter from NHS England about use of anti-inflammatories and Covid-19 Here is information issued by the Government - stay at home advice  http://stay at home advice from the Government for people with possible coronavirus symptoms   Please note the section stating the requirement for 7 day isolation and 14 day isolation Here is information issued by Healthwatch England on Coronavirus and Covid-19  https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/advice-and-information/2020-02-13/information-coronavirus Here is information about looking after your mental health    http://Coronavirus is affecting my mental health what can I do? Advice from Healthwatch England Information about Coronvirus in minority [...]

By |2020-03-20T12:33:06+00:0017 March, 2020|News|0 Comments

Government guidance to delay Coronavirus in adult social care services

New guidance issued for adult social care providers The Department of Health and Social Care has issued new guidance to councils and care providers as the Government works to delay the spread of COVID-19. The guidance covers situations found across residential care settings and where care is delivered in people’s own homes. It is designed to ensure people who receive care are well supported. The guidance is available on the Public Health England website. There is separate guidance for the following types of provision: residential care supported living home care.

By |2020-03-16T12:44:20+00:0016 March, 2020|News|0 Comments