Petersfield family fundraising to build sensory room

A FAMILY are hoping to raise £4,300 to build a sensory room for their daughter.


Southern Health appoints new chairman

A NEW chairman has been appointed for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

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CCTV of the suspect

‘Despicable’ act sees thieves steal lead from Rowans Hospice centre

thieves have stolen lead from the roof of a newly-opened centre which supports people with life-limiting illnesses.

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Fundraiser for Havant woman who cannot eat

MORE than £12,000 has been raised for a woman who cannot eat because of problems with her stomach muscles.

People taking part in last year's Relay for Life

24-hour relay race in Portsmouth will fundraise for cancer charity

TEAMS of runners will be pulling on their trainers as they look to take part in a 24-hour relay race.


Reminder to choose well for healthcare this bank holiday

HEALTH officials are reminding people where they can receive care over the bank holiday weekend.

Jessica Mansbridge, nine, a Portsmouth High School pupil, came in third for the Clean Your Hands competition.

Winners impress with hand hygiene competition for QA Hospital

NEW posters promoting hand hygiene will appear around Queen Alexandra Hospital after the winners of a competition were chosen.

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Ambulance service gives tips on being safe in warm weather

COVER up, use sun cream and drink plenty of water.

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QA Hospital wins award for its work alongside community

A HOSPITAL has been recognised for its commitment to involve the community in the delivery of services.

A computer-generated image of the new multi-purpose health building

Plan unveiled for new five-storey health hub in North End

AMBITIOUS proposals have been revealed to create a new multipurpose health hub on one of the city’s main roads.

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From left, Karen Scott, community fundraiser, Geoff Buckwell, volunteer and Lee Calladine, events co-ordinator from the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

Picture: Sarah Standing (170667-8572)

Portsmouth event helps people with diabetes be healthy

TOP tips of how to live healthily with diabetes was available at an annual conference.


Breast cancer screening for women in Fareham

A MOBILE breast cancer screening unit will be available for women aged between 50 and 70.


NHS plans to go ahead despite loss of funding

PLANS to change the NHS are set to continue – despite QA Hospital losing major funding.


Free blood pressure checks in Fareham

ADULTS can get free blood pressure screening as part of an awareness month.


Concerns raised over elderly care

ELDERLY residents across the Portsmouth region are rallying together to look after one another.


Portsmouth hospital trust named in top 40 by service

A SERVICE looking at improving quality in healthcare has listed Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust in its top 40 hospitals.


WATCH: Duchess of Cambridge praises work of hospices like Naomi House

THE Duchess of Cambridge has shown her support to children’s hospices through a video message.


Portsmouth care home creates guide for carers

A GUIDE has been produced to help people caring for loved ones, giving them advice and tips.


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lottery winners

THE winners of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lottery have been drawn.


GPs urge people in Portsmouth area to check repeat prescriptions

PEOPLE are being reminded to check their prescriptions before the coming bank holiday.

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