Please find the Agenda below for the next Healthwatch Portsmouth Board meeting in public Agenda HWP Board Meeting 9th September 2020 The meeting will be held online, using MS Teams. If you would like to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a link to attend the meeting online. You do not need to install MS Teams onto your device, you can use your internet browser but it is recommended that you do this using a laptop rather than a tablet or phone for ease of access.
The Patient Association have launched Being a Patient, the first report of their patient experience programme. You can read the full report here.
Here is the report from Young Minds on the impact of coronavirus on young people
Healthwatch Portmouth have recieved an update on Solent NHS Trust's Engagement Event Click here for Solent NHS Shine Summer 2020
Read all the latest info from their e-bulletin Portsmouth Carers Centre update August 2020
Here is a copy of the NHS England letter giving details of its 'Stage 3' response to COVID-19 NHSE response to COVID-19 Phase 3 letter August 2020
safe4me is a free resource and information library to support schools, colleges, youth service partners and parents as part of Hampshire Constabulary’s ongoing commitment to working in partnership to educate and safeguard children and young people.
New 10-day rule for self-isolation If you test positive for coronavirus, or you have symptoms, you now need to self-isolate for 10 days rather than seven. The self-isolation period remains at 14 days for household members of a positive case, people contacted through NHS Test and Trace, and people returning to the UK from certain countries.
As people who are considered to be clinically extremely vulnerable emerge from having shielded since the end of March a charity has launched on Monday 3rd August a badge using a symbol that it is hoping will be adopted by other charities supporting people with long term conditions. Lymphoma Action wants charities to develop bespoke badges with the social distancing image for people with long term conditions to wear to act as a reminder to the public to retain their social distance of >2 metres. new badge for clinically extremely vulnerable people to wear who are no longer shielding to remind public to maintain social distance [...]