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Portsmouth Maternity Centre to hold second annual open day

Come along to the Portsmouth Maternity Centre's annual open day on Saturday 21 September

18 September 2019
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#RespectandProtect campaign at PHT

Our #RespectandProtect campaign looks at raising awareness of violence and aggression against our staff and reducing these incidences in the future

09 September 2019
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Michele Fallance's story for Organ Donation Week

As part of Organ Donation Week 2019, mum-of-one Michele Fallance is sharing her story. Michele lives in Bursledon with her husband John and their 12-year-old daughter Elizabeth. At the age of just 45, Michele was told that she required a kidney transplant after living with hereditary Polycystic Kidney Disease.

02 September 2019
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Mums to be are set to benefit from improved continuity of care thanks to a new pilot at Portsmouth Maternity Centre

A dedicated team of 10 midwives have come together to form Athena, a pilot which looks to provide care for pregnant women across Portsmouth

30 August 2019
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Working together as one team to promote equality

Our value of working together as one team means we work collaboratively within teams across the Trust as well as with our external partners, regardless of grades, roles, gender and ethnicity

27 August 2019
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust shortlisted for 10 HSJ awards

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (PHT) is delighted to announce that projects and individuals across the organisation have been shortlisted in an incredible 10 categories at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare.

20 August 2019
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Working #asoneteam on new service to benefit patients

The Intravenous Iron Team have gone above and beyond the call of duty for their patients - working together as one team to deliver a service which has cut costs and improved patient experience

19 August 2019
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Apprentices some of the first in the UK to pass healthcare science apprenticeship at Queen Alexandra Hospital

We are celebrating the recent success of some of our apprentices, who are among some of the first in the UK to pass the Healthcare Science Apprenticeship

12 August 2019
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Jen Joiner tells her story as part of our respect and protect campaign

Our #RespectandProtect campaign looks at raising awareness of violence and aggression against our staff and reducing these incidences in the future

12 August 2019
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QA nurse to compete for Great Britian squad in American football

From nursing student to qualified nurse, Hattie Amis thought she had accomplished all her aspirations in life. That was until she was selected to compete for the Great Britain squad in American football

12 August 2019
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New Workforce & OD Strategy published

We’re delighted to announce that our Workforce & Organisational Development Strategy has now been published

07 August 2019
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust recognised as one of the UK’s top hospitals

Portsmouth Hospitals has been named as one of the top 40 NHS Trusts in the UK. The Trust, which runs Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham, was recognised by the CHKS Top Hospitals Programme which celebrates excellence in healthcare in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

07 August 2019
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Our first Consultant Awards winners have been announced!

The winners of the recent Consultant Awards have been announced and we would like to congratulate them

07 August 2019
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Annual General Meeting taking place in September

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up and everyone is invited

07 August 2019
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Skills for Health Quality Mark approved for L&D team

The “Skills for Health Quality Mark” has been approved for the Learning and Development Team

06 August 2019
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All invited to exciting annual Hospital Open Day

Our annual Open Day is coming up and we are inviting all members of the public to come along

06 August 2019
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Chief Nursing Officer thanks staff during visit to QA

We were delighted to welcome the Chief Nursing Officer for England to QA last week

05 August 2019
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Team on Surgical Assesment Unit lives Trust values

To kick start the next phase of the campaign, we are highlighting the value as one team

05 August 2019
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Calling all student nurses

All student nurses, apprentice student nurses and trainee nursing associates invited to meet Chief Nurse

05 August 2019
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Hundreds of nominations for Pride of Portsmouth Awards

More than 300 dedicated staff and volunteers have been nominated for a Pride of Portsmouth Award

05 August 2019
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Jean Crowley's story of compassionate care at QA

Maggie Williams is sharing the story of her 92-year-old mother Jean Crowley, and the incredible care she received during her time at Queen Alexandra hospital.

22 July 2019
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Jim Eyre’s story of compassionate care at QA

As part of our Working Together campaign, father of three Jim Eyre, a 71-year-old retiree from Fareham, is sharing his experience of compassionate care at QA after being diagnosed with Bowel Cancer at the age of 66.

10 July 2019
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Pathology apprentices first few in the country to pass apprenticeship course

We would like to congratulate four of our apprentices in the Pathology Department who have recently passed their apprenticeship

10 July 2019
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Meet QA’s loveable Pets as Therapy dog Louis

Compassion is a key part in delivering great care for our patients, and beloved Pets as Therapy dog Louis knows just what that looks like

05 July 2019
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Home therapies awareness event

An awareness event is being held by our Dialysis Team for people to find out about home dialysis and how it might work for you

04 July 2019
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Chris Cole's Story

Patient Chris Cole shares his appreciation for the compassionate care he receives every day at QA hospital.

01 July 2019
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust Quality Accounts 2018/19

We are proud to announce the publication of our 2018/2019 Quality Account

28 June 2019
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Luke Martin's story for Armed Forces Day

For Armed Forces Day today we are introducing Luke Martin, who tells us about his role as a Veteran Sign Poster at Queen Alexandra hospital (QA), and his previous experience within the British Army. Luke is also a Health Care Support Worker (HCSW) within the Emergency Department (ED) at QA.

28 June 2019
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Lyndsey Robinson's story for Armed Forces Day

Lieutenant Lyndsey Robinson is as a Critical Care nurse working in the Department of Critical Care (DCCQ) at Queen Alexandra Hospital (QA). Lynsey is also a Divisional officer, which is a military line manager responsible for looking after the pastoral care and career management of the Junior and Senior Royal Navy nurses within Joint Hospital Group (South).

28 June 2019
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June Burt's story for Armed Forces Day

Lieutenant June Burt is a Nursing Officer in the Emergency Department at Queen Alexandra Hospital (QA), and has been a member of the PHT team throughout her career since qualifying as a nurse back in 2007.

28 June 2019
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Successful thank you event held for Trust Volunteers

More than 75 volunteers came along to our "thank you" event as part of Volunteers Week

11 June 2019
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Lynsey Matthews' Story

Lynsey Matthews has been a Physiotherapist at Portsmouth Enablement Centre based within St Mary’s Treatment Centre since January 2013. Lynsey, 40, lives in Portsmouth with her husband and three children, and is sharing her story for the 75th anniversary of D-Day about her essential role within the rehabilitation centre.

06 June 2019
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Volunteers Week: Sylvia and John

When Sylvia Osborne, from Portchester, retired 19 years ago she wanted to volunteer in a place where she would be guaranteed to meet interesting people. It was with that goal in mind that she became a hospital guide at Queen Alexandra Hospital (QA).

03 June 2019
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Volunteers Week: Terry Perring

Terry Perring is a Patient Experience Volunteer and has been with the Trust since 2003, first working as a Health Care Support Worker and now volunteering.

03 June 2019
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Volunteers Week: Clara and Frankie

Our volunteers at Queen Alexandra Hospital (QA) come in all shapes and sizes and so we are introducing Frankie North, from Steep Village, and her dog Clara as part of Volunteers Week.

03 June 2019
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Sharon Piper's Story

Sharon Piper has been a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Portsmouth Enablement Centre at St Mary’s Treatment Centre for four years, after previously working within a community nursing team covering Havant and Emsworth. Sharon, 51, lives in Cosham with her husband Jeff and step-sons Callum and Connor, and is sharing her story, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, about her important role within the Centre alongside veterans.

03 June 2019
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Iona Sellar's Story

Iona Sellar has been a Graduate Prosthetist at Portsmouth Enablement Centre based within St Mary’s Treatment Centre since July 2018. Iona, 23, lives in Fratton with young professionals, and is sharing her story for the 75th anniversary of D-Day about her interesting role within this vital rehabilitation centre.

03 June 2019
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Erica McCarthy's Story

Erica McCarthy has been a Prosthetist at Portsmouth Enablement Centre based within St Mary’s Treatment Centre for 22 years. Erica lives near Wickham with her husband Joe and their two children, Katie and James, and is sharing her story for the 75th anniversary of D-Day about her role as a Clinical Lead Prosthetist working alongside veterans.

03 June 2019
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Alasdair Gilbertson's Story

Alasdair Gilbertson has been working as a Prosthetist at Portsmouth Enablement Centre based within St Mary’s Treatment Centre for 14 years. Alasdair is sharing his story for the 75th anniversary of D-Day about his role working alongside veterans.

03 June 2019
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Teisha Brock's Military Story

As part of our commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day we are highlighting our dedicated military personnel, and the vital work they undertake in our Trust when they are not deployed.

03 June 2019
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Samantha Bushell's Military Story

As part of our commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day we are highlighting our dedicated military personnel, and the vital work they undertake in our Trust when they are not deployed.

03 June 2019
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Claire Caton's Military Story

As part of our commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day we are highlighting our dedicated military personnel, and the vital work they undertake in our Trust when they are not deployed.

03 June 2019
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Christine Hawkins' Military Story

As part of our commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day we are highlighting our dedicated military personnel, and the vital work they undertake in our Trust when they are not deployed.

03 June 2019
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Barrie Dekker's Military Story

As part of our commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day we are highlighting our dedicated military personnel, and the vital work they undertake in our Trust when they are not deployed.

03 June 2019
When you consider traditional nurse roles, a person in scrubs with a scalpel to hand may not be the first image that springs to mind

When you consider traditional nurse roles, a person in scrubs with a scalpel to hand may not be the first image that springs to mind, but for Aimee Giles-Jones it is all part of her day job.

31 May 2019
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Statement from the Chief Executive about the Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act came into force on 1 July 2011. The purpose of the Act is to prevent bribery and corruption in both the public and private sectors.

29 May 2019
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Spring edition of The Link now available

The Spring 2019 edition of our Trust magazine, The Link is now available

23 May 2019
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Celebration at Nursing and Midwifery Awards evening

Nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers were celebrated at the second Nursing and Midwifery Awards

16 May 2019
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Heart implant saves life of patient Kirsty Wild following generations of heart failure

To conclude Heart Failure Awareness Week, QA patient Kirsty Wild shares her story and praises team that saved her life

12 May 2019
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Did you know that 100,000 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year?

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, with melanoma being one of the most common types. In the UK, more than 100,000 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year.

03 May 2019
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Traffic congestion expected during D-Day anniversary events in Portsmouth

An important 75th D-Day anniversary message from QA hospital.

29 April 2019
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Lorraine Fleetwood shares her story to mark Neonatal Mental Health Awareness Week

For Neonatal Mental Health Awareness Week, Lorraine Fleetwood, from Portsmouth, is sharing her experience after spending time on the neonatal unit at QA five years ago with her son

18 April 2019
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Neonatal Counsellor Susanna has been supporting families for over 20 years

Susanna has been a Counsellor on the neonatal unit at QA for over 20 years and provides support for all families #NICUMHAW

16 April 2019
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Jayne Longstaff scoops up award at CRN Wessex Awards

Jayne Longstaff announced as winner of the ‘Outstanding Research Professional Award’ at the CRN Wessex Awards

26 March 2019
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust appoints new Chief Nurse

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (PHT) is delighted to announce the appointment of Liz Rix as Chief Nurse

18 March 2019
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Celebrating our apprentices

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate we are highlighting the amazing work of some of our apprentices we have here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

08 March 2019
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Sandra Valence talks about her apprenticeship for National Apprenticeship week

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate we are highlighting the amazing work of some of our apprentices we have here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

07 March 2019
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Meet apprentice Chloe Richardson for National Apprenticeship Week!

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate we are highlighting the amazing work of some of our apprentices we have here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

05 March 2019
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We are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week!

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate we are highlighting the amazing work of some of our apprentices we have here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

04 March 2019
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust Public Meetings in March 2019

Come along to our upcoming Public Meetings with our Chief Executive Mark Cubbon, running throughout March 2019.

28 February 2019
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Nominations are now open for this year’s Nursing and Midwifery Awards

The Nursing and Midwifery Awards is back for another year and nominations are now open!

15 February 2019
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The League of Friends makes generous donation to benefit patients at QA

Thanks to a generous donation from The League of Friends, QA’s Surgery School is now able to purchase tote bags for patients

08 February 2019
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First Cake, companionship and camaraderie event held at QA

The first of a series of ‘Cake, Companionship and Camaraderie’ events was held last week at QA Hospital

04 February 2019
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Inspirational QA patient tells story to mark World Cancer Day

QA patient Jasmine Goodall, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, is sharing her story for World Cancer Day

04 February 2019
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Exciting news about a new research study at Portsmouth Hospitals

We are pleased to announce that the research team has now recruited over 100 participants to the EXHALE 1V study!

01 February 2019
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Simulation Team awarded as Hidden Heroes

Well done to the Simulation Team at QA who have been recognised as Hidden Heroes by the Chairman, Melloney Poole OBE

01 February 2019
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New Wi-Fi services for patients, staff and public

We are pleased to update that staff, patients and visitors should benefit from improved Wi-Fi connections at QA thanks to two new services that are now up and running

01 February 2019
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Mum urges women to attend their cervical screenings after losing mother to cancer

A mum-of-two is calling for all women invited for cervical screening to take up the offer after losing her mother to the disease.

25 January 2019
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PHT staff presented with vouchers after completing National Staff Survey

Well done to the 12 lucky members of staff were randomly selected to win a £100 Love to Shop voucher after completing their National Staff Survey

02 January 2019
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Portsmouth Football Club players pay Christmas visit to young patients at Queen Alexandra Hospital

Portsmouth Football Club players and staff took time out from their busy training schedule to visit children at Queen Alexandra Hospital yesterday

18 December 2018
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Integrated Discharge Service holds celebration

The Integrated Discharge Service recently held a celebration to recognise all of the teams hard work over the past month

17 December 2018
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Get involved in PHT’s smoke free competition

Drawing or Writing competition to support QA’s pledge to be a Smoke Free Site

07 December 2018
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QA's Fracture Clinic lights up Christmas tree to get into the Christmas spirit

The fracture clinic gathered last week to unveil the departments Christmas tree and officially let the Christmas celebrations begin!

06 December 2018
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QA volunteer Melvin tells story for International Volunteers Day

Read Melvin's story about why he volunteers at QA for International Volunteers Day

05 December 2018
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Statement from PHT regarding power failure at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust yesterday

A statement from Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust regarding the power failure that happened yesterday at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

29 November 2018
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‘Carers cup’ has been introduced at Queen Alexandra Hospital

A new ‘carers cup’ has been introduced at Queen Alexandra Hospital which allows unpaid family carers to have a drink whilst in hospital with the person they care for

26 November 2018
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Two New Non-Executive Directors join Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust Board

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is delighted to welcome two new Non-Executive Directors to the Board.

22 November 2018
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Monica Fernandes from Jersey was only 24 weeks pregnant when she gave birth to her baby

Monica Fernandes from Jersey was only 24 weeks pregnant when she noticed some discharge and went to get checked out

18 November 2018
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Read Clive and Becky Hambry's story for #WorldPrematurityMonth

On Friday 2nd November Clive was getting up for work and Becky was complaining of a stomach ache. Clive went off to get her a hot water bottle but when we returned she had collapsed on the floor in agony

17 November 2018
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To celebrate World Prematurity Month we met up with Susana Amez

Susana is a counsellor on the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Queen Alexandra Hospital and has been supporting families for over 20 years

17 November 2018
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Sarah Craig from Waterlooville was 21 weeks pregnant when her waters suddenly broke

Sarah Craig from Waterlooville was 21 weeks pregnant when her waters suddenly broke while she was sitting at her desk at work

16 November 2018
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Mum Tara tells her story for World Prematurity Month

Tara was just 28 weeks old when she gave birth to her son Bear and she is telling us her story for #WPM

15 November 2018
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Home First launch

Home First has officially been launched today in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire

14 November 2018
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Winners announced at Pride of Portsmouth Awards 2018!

The Pride of Portsmouth Awards was held last week and here are a list of the winners!

13 November 2018
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Meet our Neonatal Community Outreach Team for World Prematurity Month

Zoe Long and Gill Upton from the NCOT team explain their roles for World Prematurity Month

13 November 2018
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Celebrating World Prematurity Month

To mark World Prematurity Month the neonatal team will be holding a number of exciting activities and welcoming us on to the unit

12 November 2018
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust recognised as “Veteran Aware” ahead of Armistice Centenary

As the nation marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust has been accredited as ‘Veteran Aware’ today (Friday 9 November).  This mark of distinction means that patients who have served in the UK armed forces will be cared for by frontline staff who have received training and education on their specific needs, such as around mental health, and who can signpost them to local support services.

09 November 2018
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PHT staff take up teaching role at University of Portsmouth

Well done to Marion, Emma and Claire who have successfully taken up roles of Clinical Teaching Fellows at the University of Portsmouth

05 November 2018
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Vision-D study recruits whole Coding Department

Well done to Amanda and Andrew who managed to recruit the hospital’s Coding Department for the Vision-D study this week

03 November 2018
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Acute Stroke Team celebrate World Stroke Day

Staff and patients gathered to 'Sing for Stroke' on F Wards to mark World Stroke Day

02 November 2018
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League of Friends hold annual art competition

Congratulations to the winners of the League of Friends annual art competition on Monday

01 November 2018
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Rebecca and Aaron explain their role as a Clinical Librarian at the Trust

We recently welcomed two new Clinical Librarians to the Trust, Rebecca and Aaron

01 November 2018
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Celebrating World Stroke Day

Today is World Stroke Day, a day to focus the world’s attention on what unites stroke survivors and caregivers

29 October 2018
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Queen Alexandra Hospital trials Nurse in Charge Bands across hospital wards

Military nurses on preceptorship are trialling Nurse in Charge bands across three wards at Queen Alexandra Hospital

27 October 2018
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Cardiac services needs your help!

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Team would like to hear from you about how we can improve our services

26 October 2018
New Strategy Video launched

This short film supports our Trust Strategy - Working Together 2018-2023. It seeks to briefly explain our strategy and give examples of how our staff can play a part in delivering our vision, values and aims. 

15 October 2018
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust celebrates Allied Health Professionals on #AHP day

Staff celebrate the first Allied Health Professional Day

15 October 2018
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Celebrating National Play in Hospital Week

This week is National Play in Hospital Week, aimed to raise awareness of the positive impact of play on sick children and young people in a hospital setting

10 October 2018
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We're celebrating Play in Hospital Week

Young patients and staff at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating National Play in Hospital Week this week using the theme of Super heroes. The week runs from Monday 8th–12th October

 

 

10 October 2018
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Microbiology Administrator, Sue, encourages her colleagues to get their flu vaccination

Last year more staff at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust were able to get their flu vaccine and protect themselves than ever before

07 October 2018
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OT’s Rachel and Becky publish article in Occupational Therapy News

Well done to Occupational Therapist's Rachelle and Becky who have had an article published in this month’s Occupational Therapy News

06 October 2018
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Ward C7 reaches milestone

Well done to the team on Ward C7 who have managed to reach their 2,000 day milestone of no hospital acquired pressure sores

26 September 2018

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