Healthwatch England asks What do you want from the NHS in the future?

We explore people’s views on the NHS at 80 and beyond in our national conversation #NHS100 As the NHS turns 70 Healthwatch Engalnd is turning its focus to the future, asking people some big questions about three key areas of their health and social care: • People's health and care needs now and in the future • People's relationships with their doctors, nurses and other health professionals • Technology, and how it's revolutionising the types of treatments available and how we interact with services, but also comes with some big practical and ethical questions. Join in the conversation on social media and share our discussion topics to get [...]

By |2018-11-02T16:00:48+01:0027 September, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Congratulations Rose! St James Hospital cleaner gets top NHS award

Congratulations to Rose Bennett, a cleaner at St James Hospital Milton, who has been recognised for her dedication with an NHS ‘Health Heroes’ award for Lifetime Achievement. Rose has worked at St James for 46 years and in that time has kept the premises clean, improving the lives and helping the recovery of tens of thousands of patients. The Chief Executive of NHS England Sir Simon Stevens presented the award to Rose at a special ceremony. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth NHS cleaner scoops top award

By |2018-07-18T11:49:53+01:006 July, 2018|NHS70|0 Comments

Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square celebrates NHS70

On Thursday Healthwatch Portsmouth joined the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, local NHS organisations, staff, school children and members of the public in a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square is taken over for a healthy party for NHS70

By |2018-07-09T09:50:36+01:006 July, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Healthwatch England Director Imelda Redmond cuts cake to celebrate NHS 70 at our AGM!

We were joined last night at our Annual General Meeting by Healthwatch England Director Imelda Redmond. Imelda gave a speech outlining Healthwatch England's strategy for the next five years and the relationship with local Healthwatches. Imelda then joined with Healthwatch Portsmouth Chair Graham Heaney to cut  a cake to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.At the AGM we also heard from one of our volunteers, Graham Keeping, who outlined his experiences of volunteering with Healthwatch Portsmouth and the impact he felt he was having as a volunteer. Papers and presentations from the AGM will be available here shortly.

By |2018-06-28T12:24:27+01:0028 June, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments

Healthwatch England launch #Itstartswithyou campaign

Healthwatch England has launched a new campaign to encourage more people to tell their local Healthwatch what they think and help make care better for them, their families and their communities. The #Itstartswithyou campaign has the core belief that the more people share their ideas, experiences and concerns about NHS and social care, the more services can understand what works, what doesn't and what people want from care in the future. As the NHS turns 70, we're encouraging more people to tell us what they think and help make care better for them, their families and their communities. Thanks to people telling their local Healthwatch what they [...]

By |2018-06-26T12:23:05+01:0025 June, 2018|News, NHS70|0 Comments