The Society of St James (SSJ) is a Hampshire-based homelessness charity that provides accommodation and support to over 2500 people each year. Here the charity’s team explore why homelessness in Portsmouth and the surrounding area [… read more ]
Portsmouth City Council (PCC) recently ran a survey formulated by American private health firm, Insignia Health, on ‘patient activation’. A member of S&C’s Reclaim The News team (who wishes to remain anonymous) has investigated what [… read more ]
Portsmouth visual satirist and S&C regular Mike Gumbrell creates a new take on an old classic with a board game based on Portsmouth Politics, Portsmouthonopoly.
Sue Roome recounts a very personal – and timely – story of illness, old age and confusion. Dad sat listless in the armchair. His left side drooped as if all of his bones had been removed. [… read more ]
S&C Contributing Editor, Maddie Wallace, reports on the impact of austerity on mental health services in Portsmouth and across the country. In 2012, amidst much media fanfare, David Cameron set out his vision for ‘Parity [… read more ]
Editor in Chief Sarah Cheverton and a Portsmouth NHS doctor (who prefers not to be named) report on proposals to cut over £500 million from the NHS in Hampshire and Isle of Wight by 2020, [… read more ]