Music session gets QA Hospital patients out of beds

A MUSIC group visited patients to get them out of their hospital beds and moving.

Lewis Hine     Picture: Habibur Rahman

Help needed to support Havant teenager’s Friend Finder project

MORE volunteers are needed to support a project which helps youngsters make friends.

A selfie by Anne Savidge

Disabled Southsea woman ‘left to die’ after her care is axed

A TERMINALLY-ILL disabled woman died just days after being abandoned by the city’s care services, it has been claimed.

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Forton Medical Centre in Gosport. 

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Medical group apologises for phone line issues

A GROUP that looks after four GP practices has apologised for continued issues with the phone lines.


Health boss says phrases like ‘a bit OCD’ trivialise condition

PHRASES like ‘a bit OCD’ should be banned, according to an NHS body.

Tom Prince's parents Adele Prince and Clinton, left with Emma e and Peter Prince     

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Expert says £1m from Tom Prince Cancer Trust is vital for rare cancer research

A HUGE investment into a rare form of bone cancer will help scientists learn more about the disease.

Partha Kar, diabetes consultant and clinical lead at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham

New mobile app to help people with Type 2 diabetes

PEOPLE with Type 2 diabetes will be encouraged to monitor their condition by accessing a new mobile app.

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Darren and Lisa. Picture by Malcolm Wells

Newlyweds who tie the knot after groom’s cancer diagnosis thank everyone who made dream wedding come true

WORDS cannot explain how thankful we are to everyone who made our dream wedding come true.

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Cumberland Infant School, in Southsea, took part in a previous Blue Day

Portsmouth family calls for trust’s last Blue Day to be biggest and best yet

TEN years ago hundreds of schools and businesses got involved to celebrate the first ever Blue Day.

Pictured are: (l-r) Peter Prince, Alison Prince-Duffy, Charmaine Prince, Paul Prince-Duffy, Adele Prince, Clinton Prince, Amelia Miller, Emma Prince, Nancy Bandoni, Maureen Prince and (front kneeling) Paul Bandoni.   Picture: Sarah Standing (160930-5785)

‘It’s all thanks to the people of Portsmouth’ - Tom Prince’s family donates £1m to help save lives of others

‘WE ARE so pleased the £1m we raised with the help of the city can now save other lives in memory of Tom’.

Blue Day fundraising walkers leave Fratton Park in 2016

How Blue Day helped the Tom Prince Cancer Trust to power past £1m

Pompey season ticket-holder Tom Prince was not only a massive fan of the club, but of football in general.

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QA Hospital department raises cash and awareness

SELLING bright and colourful gloves saw a hospital department raise £305.

Carillion went into liquidation last month.

Canadian firm to take on QA Hospital contracts after Carillion collapse

A CANADIAN company will be taking over contracts at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham after construction giant Carillion collapsed.

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Man-flu: women just don't get it...

RICK JACKSON: I swapped fine French wine for Lemsip – now that’s Man-Flu

As we all know, Man-Flu has now been clinically proven and yours truly is currently suffering a nasty bout of it.


Teachers learn how to keep students healthy at conference

HEADTEACHERS and PE teachers have been given advice on keeping students healthy.

Debbie Prewitt and her family will be abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower in aid of the Breast Cancer Haven in Titchfield

Family ready to abseil down Spinnaker Tower for Titchfield breast cancer charity

A FAMILY of seven will be abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower as a thank you to a charity close to their hearts.

The two protest groups face eachother in the grounds of St Mary's Hospital. Picture: Vernon Nash

Anti-abortion campaigners return to Portsmouth

CAMPAIGNERS against abortion are due to start a 40-day protest outside a clinic tomorrow.

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St John Ambulance gives advice on how to treat someone who has had an electric shock

FIRST AID: How to help someone who has had an electric shock

St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity, has teamed up with The News to bring you some simple, but life-saving, first aid tips.


Event shines a light on disabled support in Portsmouth

AN EVENT is being staged to shine a spotlight on the city’s services supporting disabled children and young adults.


Super-slimmer Justin is ‘half the man he used to be’

A SUPER-SLIMMER is celebrating after shifting half his body weight in less than a year.

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