QA’s Renal Team Fundraise to Improve Patient Experience

Staff from Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Renal Team have organised a range of different fundraising events to raise important funds for their Department. Funds raised will be put towards an important ultrasound scanner and other pieces of equipment to reduce waiting times and to improve the patient experience. The events organised …

Gunwharf Quays strives to become dementia-friendly shopping centre

Portsmouth dementia service Remind are working with Gunwharf Quays to help the outlet shopping centre achieve a dementia-friendly status. ‘Dementia Friendly Communities’ is a programme which facilitates the creation of dementia-friendly communities across the UK. The Remind dementia service will be offering sessions for retailers to help them improve staff …

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Kings Theatre Southsea seek dog for La Bohème opera

The Kings Theatre are seeking a talented dog to steal the spotlight in their romantic opera La Bohème, hitting the stage from Sunday 26th February. Award-winning opera director and producer Ellen Kent said: “People say: ‘never work with children or animals’, but I love to do both! “The first time …

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QA’s Renal Team Fundraise to Improve Patient Experience

Staff from Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Renal Team have organised a range of different fundraising events to raise important funds for their Department. Funds raised will be put towards an important ultrasound scanner and other pieces of equipment to reduce waiting times and to improve the patient experience. The events organised …

Gunwharf Quays strives to become dementia-friendly shopping centre

Portsmouth dementia service Remind are working with Gunwharf Quays to help the outlet shopping centre achieve a dementia-friendly status. ‘Dementia Friendly Communities’ is a programme which facilitates the creation of dementia-friendly communities across the UK. The Remind dementia service will be offering sessions for retailers to help them improve staff …

Kings Theatre Southsea seek dog for La Bohème opera

The Kings Theatre are seeking a talented dog to steal the spotlight in their romantic opera La Bohème, hitting the stage from Sunday 26th February. Award-winning opera director and producer Ellen Kent said: “People say: ‘never work with children or animals’, but I love to do both! “The first time …

HMS Daring Commander marks departure with camel ride!

After three years in charge of HMS Daring, Commander Philip Dennis has marked his departure from the Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer by riding off along a Bahrain beach on the back of a camel. The ship’s company decided that a send-off with a desert theme would be perfect for Commander …

BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D system passes sea-based acceptance trials

BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system has successfully completed three years of sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates, and has been fitted onto new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, due in Portsmouth later this year. The radar, which can monitor more than 800 objects simultaneously from 200 …

Top events in Portsmouth in 2017

Every year, the seams of Portsmouth’s events calendar get closer and closer to bursting. 2016 was a remarkable year for the city’s culture, but 2017 takes yet another step up. Looking ahead to all of the exciting events we we have to enjoy on the island this year is very exciting! Swipe …

Portsmouth Evolve Symposium addresses disabilities in the arts

Aspex Gallery, the New Theatre Royal, and the Portsmouth Cultural Trust are launching the Evolve Symposium, a day-long event providing opportunities for artists and audiences with disabilities. Throughout a one-year pilot project, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, the three local cultural organisations have been developing artistic opportunities, exhibitions, workshops, …