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Voluntary Sector Health Forum Webinar June 2021


The Fareham & Gosport Voluntary Sector Health Forum was held on Thursday 24 June 2021. Following on from attendees being welcomed, Community First’s Health and Wellbeing Manager, Jackie Hartless, provided a brief Fareham and Gosport area Community & Voluntary Sector update.

David Ward, Head of Communications and Engagement, Southampton, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Partnership of CCGs and Dr Ros Sexton, Clinical Director, Coastal PCN, provided a CCG update including about the progress of COVID-19 vaccinations locally.

Melanie Whitfield-Tinkler, Charity Director, Harbour Cancer Support explained about the services it offers. Melanie also described how the charity is preparing for opening up as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Then followed Terri Parkin, Bereavement Coordinator, Bereavement Care, who described their bereavement services and how they have been operating during and will be operating post COVID-19.

Finally the forthcoming free ‘Your Health and Well Fayre’ event was highlighted – it takes place on Tuesday 20 July, 10.30am-1.30pm at Fareham College’s CEMAST campus, Meteor Way, Broom Way, Lee on the Solent, PO13 9FU. There will be a wide range of health and social care related organisations represented alongside short presentations/Walking for Health taster sessions, free parking and free refreshments too!

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The Health Forum meeting ended with the forthcoming Health Forum meeting date and time:- 12.30-2.30pm Tuesday 12 October 2021 at Fareham Community Church, 171-173 West St, Fareham, PO16 0EF.

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