August Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times

NHS England has published the list of pharmacies that will open across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on Bank Holiday Monday (August 29th).

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Finalists announced for this year’s HSJ Awards!

We are excited to see NHS organisations within Hampshire and Isle of Wight to make it to the shortlist, spanning across different six categories. Among those to be successful is the Hampshire and Isle of Wight People and OD Collaborative.

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Are you eligible for a free NHS lung health check?

Your lungs work hard every day of your life. As you get older it’s worth having them checked out. An NHS Lung Health Check can help to find problems early – often before you notice anything is wrong.

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New out-of-hours adult ‘safe haven’ for Ryde

A new service to provide year-round mental health crisis support to adults across the Isle of Wight has gone live in Ryde.

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Cowes Week plea from the Island NHS

With the eyes of the sailing world set to fall on the Isle of Wight, the local NHS is urging residents to take extra care to stay safe in the sun.

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Patients to continue to benefit from diabetes prevention services as new provider takes over

A new service provider is taking on delivery of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, continuing the fight against type 2 diabetes.

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With over 21,000 children aged 5 to 11 years in Hampshire and Isle of Wight having received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, one young resident encourages others to get the jab this summer

One young resident in Hampshire and Isle of Wight has taken the opportunity to help reassure others her age about what happens when you attend for your vaccine appointment.

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Stalwart GP at the heart of Hampshire NHS is set to retire today

A GP at the heart of change in the NHS throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is retiring this week (Thursday July 21) to start a new chapter in her life.

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Stay safe plea amid sustained pressures on local health and care services

Health leaders are urging the public to take sensible steps to keep themselves and others safe this weekend amid sustained pressures on local services. Demand for health and care services, rising COVID-19 levels, continued high volumes of 999 calls and other factors mean dedicated teams face ongoing challenges as they work tirelessly to support patients.

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NHS colleagues go to Wimbledon

To thank those who have continued to work so hard this past year, some lucky NHS colleagues from across Hampshire and Isle of Wight were recently selected to attend a Wimbledon match on Sunday 3 July. Solent NHS Trust, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) and Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) all put forward COVID heroes.

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Dedicated health and care teams in Hampshire and Isle of Wight see increasing levels of demand and need your help to tackle this challenge together

A combination of rising COVID-19 levels, the ongoing heatwave, demand for health and care services and other factors have compounded challenges already being faced by dedicated health and care teams working tirelessly to ensure people continue to receive safe, high-quality care. Nationally, hospitals last week saw a 33% increase in admissions due to COVID-19, showing there is more we can do to protect ourselves, those around us and our frontline health and care teams.

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