Entries by Charlotte Stamp

MCP Away Day

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 […]

Personalised care success

Personalised care means people have increased choice and control over the decisions that affect their own health and wellbeing. There is no ‘one size fits all’ model for personalised care with the emphasis on empowering individuals who access health and care services in a way that fits them as an individual and the goals they […]

Shared Lives Christmas party

Shared Lives households, staff and prospective Shared Lives carers met together for a Christmas celebration last week. The fun evening included Mulled wine, live music from The Simpsons, the infamous Shared Lives raffle and a buffet (provided by Lily and Lime). Shared Lives carers welcome adults form the community into their own homes. They share […]

Social Prescribing Portsmouth launch

Social Prescribing is a means of enabling GPs and other frontline healthcare professionals to refer patients to a link worker – to provide them with a face to face conversation during which they can learn about the possibilities and design their own personalised solutions, i.e. ‘co-produce’ their ‘social prescription’- so that people with social, emotional […]

Portsmouth Learning Disabilities Partnership Board re-launch

Portsmouth Learning Disabilities Partnership Board re-launch The Portsmouth Learning Disabilities Partnership Board is being re-launched next week. The Board will bring together anyone with an interest in improving services for adults with Learning Disabilities: service users, parents, carers, providers, professionals and commissioners. Board meetings will give service users a greater voice and help identify any […]

Shared Lives event

Shared Lives event on Thursday 29 November On Thursday 29 November at 3.30pm -5.30pm the Portsmouth Shared Lives team will be holding an event at Southsea Library. This will be an opportunity to ask any questions that you have about Shared Lives. There will also be a chance to speak to existing Shared Lives carers. If you would […]

Patients welcome new extended access scheme for Portsmouth

Patients have welcomed a new integrated 24/7 primary care service to improve patient care and access to services across Portsmouth. The scheme, which offers patients registered with a city GP an improved choice of out-of-hours care, was used 2,968 patients in September – almost exactly the 3,000 people a month that were expected to use […]