Press releases

Exciting improvements planned for local health system

Health services across north and mid Hampshire are set to undergo their biggest modernisation programme in 50 years.

01 June 2020
Alton practice currently experiencing a power cut

The Wilson Practice in Alton, North Hampshire, are currently experiencing a power cut.

Currently all phone lines are down and computers are not working. At this moment in time, we do not know when power will be restored.

21 May 2020
Top tips for mental wellbeing

This year Mental Health Awareness Week brings a host of unique issues and it’s natural that some people might be struggling.

20 May 2020
Which NHS services are open this bank holiday, and how to reach them

Doctors are urging people to remember that NHS services are still there for them over the long bank holiday weekend, whatever their need.

19 May 2020
Your local NHS is here for you this bank holiday weekend

While we are all staying at home it can be difficult to know what to do if you need medical help or advice, but local doctors want to remind you that there are a range of services and support available.

06 May 2020
Hampshire and Isle of Wight children and young person’s mental health crisis Freephone line launches

A Freephone mental health crisis helpline for children and young people across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has been launched today.

04 May 2020
Help Us To Help You

After an unprecedented joint effort to ensure health and care services can respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the message is: if you need medical help – of any kind – the NHS is here to help you.

30 April 2020
COVID-19: Urgent and emergency dental care during the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic all routine NHS and private dentistry has stopped. The NHS is continuing to provide urgent and emergency dental care. This will be available to both NHS and private patients.

23 April 2020
Solent Mind launch Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Helpline

Leading Hampshire and Isle of Wight mental health charity Solent Mind have launched a free helpline, available to those experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing issues as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

20 April 2020
Accessing your NHS services this Easter

Your NHS services are still operating to care for and treat people over this Easter holiday weekend – despite the temporary changes brought in to help tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.

09 April 2020
Did you know you can use NHS 111 for urgent mental health support?

Are you or someone you know experiencing a crisis and need urgent mental health support? Call 111 or visit and speak to the NHS Mental Health Triage Service.

08 April 2020