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CQC says mental health is at ‘crossroads’ while Portsmouth provider is adapting services

THE man in charge of mental health at Solent NHS Trust said they have adapted their service in response to people’s changing needs of care.

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Shannon Purcifer, who can now wear her prom dress at her own prom this weekend

Bullied teen’s prom dream will come true after community rallies round

COMMUNITY spirit has come through to beat the bullies, as a teenage girl sees her dreams come true for a magical prom this weekend.

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NATIONAL: Third of dementia cases ‘entirely preventable’, say scientists

NATIONAL: Third of dementia cases ‘entirely preventable’, say scientists

SCIENTISTS say a third of dementia cases could be entirely preventable.

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NATIONAL: Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

NATIONAL: Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

ICE served in drinks at the three biggest fast-food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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Sarah MacKiinon  as Helen in Shakespeares All's Well That Ends Well in the garden of Hill Farm House, Swanmore, in aid of the Ickle Pickles

Shakespeare in the garden for Ickle Pickles

The King of France, Helena, and Bertram took their places in the garden for a fabulous night of Shakespeare to benefit premature babies.

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Hospital staff at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham, were helping patients on the Dementia ward decorate their walking frames.

Pictured is: (back l-r) Sarah Smith, Chloe Russell, Kerry Budd, Poppy Young, Sarah Pomfret and Evelyn Donoghue with patients (front l-r) Joan Tuck, Doris Bealing, Ronald Rowntree, Doris Long OBE and Joan Horne. 

Picture: Sarah Standing (170879-4934)

QA Hospital patients ‘pimp zimmer frames’ in new project

PATIENTS at Queen Alexandra Hospital spent the afternoon personalising their walking frames as part of a new project.

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Community comes together to help in battle against cancer

COMMUNITY spirit has helped to get a cancer fundraiser off the ground.

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Bradley Lowery and Jermain Defoe. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Former Pompey star Jermain Defoe among favourites for Sports Personality of the Year

Former Pompey star Jermain Defoe has been installed as one of the favourites for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year prize.

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Portsmouth GP praises people signed up to donor register

GPs have praised people signing up to become organ donors.

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Report suggests community hospitals can help ease pressure on A&E

A REPORT suggests community hospitals could play a more active role in meeting the challenges of the NHS.

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Cancer fears sees Primark recall flip-flops

Cancer fears sees Primark recall flip-flops

DISCOUNT clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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Simon Tier is gearing up for yet another cycle for Brain Tumour Research

Clocking up even more miles for cancer charity

IN the past six years Simon Tier has cycled more than 2,500 miles for a charity close to his heart.

Fareham
Scarlett Winter, 11, with her mum Stacy Winter, 43, from Farlington. 
PPicture by:  Malcolm Wells (170714-4011)

Mum pleas for Portsmouth council to pay for daughter to go to specialist deaf/blind school

A MUM has been left devastated after being told the council will not pay for her daughter to go to a specialist school for deaf/blind children.

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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Hampshire patients who call 999 could be assessed on video-call service like Skype

Hampshire patients who call 999 could be assessed on video-call service like Skype

PORTSMOUTH patients who ring the ambulance service on 999 could soon be assessed via video-call technology such as Skype if their condition is deemed non life-threatening.

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Lewis Hine

Teenager Lewis Hine recognised by prime minister for work with ill youngsters

HIS momentous and long-standing efforts to shine a light on the youngsters who miss out on making friends because of chronic illness have been recognised by the prime minister.

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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt at a visit to QA Hospital on Jul 14, 2017. Picture: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust PPP-170714-180425001

Medics hit out after health secretary visit

MEDICS have criticised the health secretary after it emerged he visited senior hospital figures ‘behind closed doors’.

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WATCH: Hundreds of charity fundraisers start Portsmouth’s 24-hour Relay For Life

A 24-hour relay race to raise money for cancer has begun this lunchtime.

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Olly Murs

Olly Murs boosts teenage Denmead cancer sufferer with video message

A TEENAGER battling cancer had her spirits lifted after receiving a video message from one of her favourite pop stars.

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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt at a visit to QA Hospital on Jul 14, 2017. Picture: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt visits hospital staff in Portsmouth

THE health secretary has met with hospital staff in the city.

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