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.

Ashya King in Prague in 2014

Family claim they must travel to Spain for scan

FAMILY of brain cancer patient Ashya King have said the NHS is not offering any help, it has been reported.

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QA Hospital staff and patients do skydive

NURSES and doctors joined their patients in taking their fundraising to new heights.

A&E boss is feeling optimistic about future but admits ‘more can be done’

A&E boss is feeling optimistic about future but admits ‘more can be done’

THE man in charge of emergency care at QA says he believes the hospital is getting better.

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Fareham gyms raise cash for diabetes

TWO leisure centres have been taking part in charity events to raise money.

The annotated plan for Welborne

Objections raised at Welborne over hazard pipeline

DEVELOPERS have been urged to alter plans for a 6,000-home town after fears were raised regarding a ‘hazardous’ pipeline.

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Children from Gomer Junior School in Gosport taking part in the Walk To School initiative Picture Ian Hargreaves  (170617-1)

Gosport school celebrates successful Walk To School Week

Walk To School Week has been hailed as a big success by one headteacher.

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Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Survey results show what Portsmouth people want to see from healthcare

THE number of people who took part in a survey looking at the future of health has been criticised.

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Fareham Community Hospital AGM to be held

THE Friends of Fareham Community Hospital are holding its annual general meeting next month.

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‘People’s champion’ retires from role on Portsmouth health organisation

A MAN who has dedicated more than 10 years to the health service is retiring.

Perry Osbourne, Kimberley Jane and Ashleigh Fountain.
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People take part in Southsea walk for stroke charity

AROUND 100 people put their best foot forward to raise money for charity.


WATCH: QA Hospital patient tells how care delay prevented him returning home for 26 days

EXHAUSTED after spending 26 days trapped in hospital, Jack Lovelock is now glad to be home.

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E-cigarette laws are changing this week - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws are changing this week - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes come into force later this week.

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REGIONAL: Mum's plea after daughter dies from meningitis

A bereaved mother is pleading with parents to protect their children from a deadly strain of meningitis following the death of her daughter just as she was due to start at a south coast university.


Green MEP backs nurses as strike action looms closer

AN MEP has pledged to support NHS staff after nurses voting in favour of strike action.

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