Penny Mordaunt MP praises the life changing work of Hearing Dogs charity.

Penny Mordaunt MP visited the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People charity this week. Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a UK charity that trains dogs to alert deaf people to sounds they can't hear, which can be life saving. Penny said; “The work that Hearing Dogs do is outstanding. They work with a wide range of dogs and invest into bespoke training to ensure that they are ready to help improve the lives of deaf adults and children across the UK, including in our area.” Deafness does not just affect a person’s hearing. It is an invisible disability that isolates people from others. It can strip people of their confidence and destroy their sense of independence. Penny added, “The companionship and conf

Portsmouth North MP, Penny Mordaunt says addressing issues at QA Hospital is imperative.

PORTSMOUTH North MP Penny Mordaunt has met with the new chief executive of Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust following a report which said patients at Queen Alexandra Hospital are being put at risk. The Tory politician said leadership at the trust is key to improvements being made. The report was published today by the Care Quality Commission after the inspection at the Cosham hospital. Ms Mordaunt said: ‘I spoke to Mark Cubbon yesterday morning regarding the CQC report which highlighted serious failing in care in particular vulnerable patients and was highly critical of the leadership team at the trust. ‘Although the report has just been published, the QA were told the findings earlier this ye

Penny Mordaunt MP: Strong leadership is the key to consistent quality and safe care.

I spoke to Mark Cubbon the new CEO of the QA this morning regarding the CQC report published today. The report highlighted serious failing in care in particular vulnerable patients and was highly critical of the leadership team at the Trust. Although the report has just been published, the QA were told the findings earlier this year and have already moved to make some changes. A new Leadership team is being recruited and all those posts will be in place in October. Other work has gone on to address the issues in the emergency department and in the acute medical unit as well as their being a major focus on getting patients discharged when they are ready to do so. We also discussed the relianc

Have your say on the Portsmouth Plan

Portsmouth City Council is currently consulting on the update of the Portsmouth Plan. Below you can find the information relating to the Portsmouth Plan and the options / public consultation that will form the new Portsmouth Plan. Take part in the Online Survey by clicking here Taken from Portsmouth City Council's official website: What is the Portsmouth Plan? The Portsmouth Plan is the principal planning policy document in the city's Local Plan and replaces a large number of policies in the Portsmouth City Local Plan.It sets out the housing, employment and retail development the city needs to develop to 2027 and where this should be. The plan also sets out what infrastructure will be needed

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