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Patient treated in hydrotherapy pool on ventilator in QA first
Patient treated in hydrotherapy pool on ventilator in QA first

The Hydrotherapy Pool at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham (QA) has been in place for over a decade, providing invaluable physiotherapy for patients. This water based treatment is a focus of our Working Together campaign, highlighting our Trust value of Always Improving through QA patient Linda Geer. Linda defied odds by becoming the first patient at the hospital to use the hydrotherapy pool while still attached to a ventilator.

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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Portsmouth strengthen relationship by signing strategic partnership
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Portsmouth strengthen relationship by signing strategic partnership

Two of the largest employers in Portsmouth have today strengthened their relationship even further by signing a new strategic partnership agreement

06 Nov 2019
Patient treated in hydrotherapy pool on ventilator in QA first
Patient treated in hydrotherapy pool on ventilator in QA first

The Hydrotherapy Pool at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham (QA) has been in place for over a decade, providing invaluable physiotherapy for patients. This water based treatment is a focus of our Working Together campaign, highlighting our Trust value of Always Improving through QA patient Linda Geer. Linda defied odds by becoming the first patient at the hospital to use the hydrotherapy pool while still attached to a ventilator.

30 Sep 2019 16
Sandy Dewis' Story
Sandy Dewis' Story

Senior Sister Sandy Dewis is a member of staff whose focussed care highlights our Trust value of Working Together For Patients. Sandy has worked at QA Hospital in Cosham on ward D4 for over three decades, a ward that is home to all orthopaedic trauma specialising in traumatic brain injuries.

23 Sep 2019 09
Portsmouth Maternity Centre to hold second annual open day
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 Sep 2019 14
#RespectandProtect campaign at PHT
#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 Sep 2019 12
Michele Fallance's story for Organ Donation Week
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 Sep 2019 08
Mums to be are set to benefit from improved continuity of care thanks to a new pilot at Portsmouth Maternity Centre
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 Aug 2019 15
Working together as one team to promote equality
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 Aug 2019 13
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust shortlisted for 10 HSJ awards
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 Aug 2019 12
Working #asoneteam on new service to benefit patients
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 Aug 2019 09
Apprentices some of the first in the UK to pass healthcare science apprenticeship at Queen Alexandra Hospital
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 Aug 2019 16
Jen Joiner tells her story as part of our respect and protect campaign
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 Aug 2019 11
QA nurse to compete for Great Britian squad in American football
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 Aug 2019 09
New Workforce & OD Strategy published
New Workforce & OD Strategy published

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

07 Aug 2019 14
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust recognised as one of the UK’s top hospitals
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 Aug 2019 13
Our first Consultant Awards winners have been announced!
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 Aug 2019 13
Annual General Meeting taking place in September
Annual General Meeting taking place in September

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up and everyone is invited

07 Aug 2019 10
Skills for Health Quality Mark approved for L&D team
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 Aug 2019 14
All invited to exciting annual Hospital Open Day
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 Aug 2019 11
Chief Nursing Officer thanks staff during visit to QA
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 Aug 2019 16

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