On Friday 7 December the Portsmouth MCP programme held an away day to review the progress of the partnership and agree priorities moving forward.
The partnership, made up of Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance (PPCA), Solent NHS Trust, Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Portsmouth City Council (PCC), have committed to work together to meet the challenges facing health and care services in the city. This will be achieved through the development of new models of care that dissolve the traditional boundaries between the delivery of primary care, community health, and social care and hospital services.
The afternoon marketplace presented information on each of the projects and was attended by staff from PCC, Solent, CCG, GP practices, voluntary organisations, Healthwatch, MP’s, councillors and colleagues from health and care services in Fareham, Gosport and South East Hampshire.
NRS Healthcare, which loans items of community medical equipment via Portsmouth City Council and the NHS, is asking people to help their neighbours by checking their homes for any equipment they have that is no longer needed. Items loaned by NRS include: walking sticks crutches chair raisers commodes trolleys You will be able to identify […]
Past and current smokers in Portsmouth are being invited to a NHS lung health check in a drive to improve earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and save more lives. With one of the highest mortality rates for lung cancer in England, Portsmouth is one of 43 places across the country which will run a Targeted […]