Entries by Nick Brooks

Solent Mind launches Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Helpline

Leading Hampshire and Isle of Wight mental health charity Solent Mind has launched a free helpline, available to those experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing issues as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Experienced advisors can offer bitesize support to those feeling anxious or low as well as practical guidance on keeping mentally well during […]

Getting end of life care right

Many of us don’t like to talk about it, but it comes to us all – the period at the end of our lives, when we reach our final weeks, days, and hours. Getting end of life care right is hugely important – both for the patient, and their loved ones. At such a sad […]

PositiveMinds opening before Christmas

A new-style service for people facing difficulties and distress in their lives will open in Portsmouth next week. Visit: www.positivemindsportsmouth.org.uk. PositiveMinds opens for the first time on 23 December. It is there for people who are living through low mood, anxiety, or who feel overwhelmed and helpless in face of problems such as money, housing, […]

Positive news about “PositiveMinds”

It’s full steam ahead for a new-style service in Portsmouth, supporting people facing struggles with their mental or emotional health. Planning permission has been granted for the “PositiveMinds” project, and work is now underway to get the premises just off Middle Street, Southsea ready to offer support and advice to those needing extra help coping […]

Award-winning partnerships

NHS organisations working in the city are sharing a trophy, in recognition of the way they work together in the city. NHS Portsmouth CCG and NHS Solent Trust are the proud recipients of the ‘innovative partnering’ award, given out at the recent HFMA South Central conference in Reading. The award recognises the successful development of […]