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Upcoming Facebook LIVE and Twitter CHAT events!

Healthwatch Portsmouth and Learning Links are hosting two exciting events next week - Facebook Live and Twitter Chat! This will be an exciting opportunity to connect with our followers on a more personal level. We have organised a Twitter chat [...]

Research into receiving person-centred care

Learning Links & Healthwatch research into the experiences of local people receiving person-centred care services A number of people living in Portsmouth, from a range of ages and backgrounds,receive care and support services to maintain and improve their health and [...]

How Learning Links/Health works

Speak up about health and social care in Portsmouth Healthwatch is the independent champion for health and social care in England. Working locally in Portsmouth, we give children, young people and adults a powerful voice - making sure their views and [...]

Informative Volunteer Update for Healthwatch Portsmouth

Healthwatch Portsmouth recently hosted an information update for their volunteers. It was a chance for the volunteers to meet each other and connect, as well as finding out what is in store for the future and what has been happening [...]

Healthwatch Volunteers Information Update

Healthwatch Portsmouth are hosting a volunteers information update on the 20th December between 10am-1pm at Cosham Community Centre. The purpose is to update volunteers on our achievements within the last 12 months, but also for the volunteers to meet with [...]

Free NHS Complaints workshop – First Time For Healthwatch Portsmouth

Healthwatch Portsmouth were pleased to hold their first free NHS Complaints workshop on October 20th at Cosham Community Centre. All those attending evaluated the session well and had a busy and interactive morning. These evaluations are shaping the session and [...]

Creating mental health champions

Healthwatch was asked by an older man in ill health, and his daughter (the main carer), to support them in their difficulties with the community health team. His poor health was resulting in repeated hospital admissions and he had Nursing [...]

Healthwatch involvement was crucial in providing a strong voice of challenge to agencies

Healthwatch contributed to a recent case review panel to ensure that agency action is challenged and to identify areas for change. Through its wider work, the service understands that parents of children with newly diagnosed disabilities experience a range of [...]

“Fergus worked tirelessly and diligently to collate all details for the complaint”

“I have had the extremely good fortune to have been assisted by Fergus Cameron of Portsmouth Health Watch.” We were delighted to receive this fantastic feedback from one of Healthwatch’s clients about Fergus who is one of our [...]

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