Current visiting times

After suspending visiting earlier in the year, we are now able to offer limited visiting to some wards at the discretion of the nurse in-charge.”

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Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

We recognise the impact that a long stay in hospital can have on families and the importance of maintaining strong communication.  Our ward staff are keeping in touch with patients’ next of kin directly and our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help pass on personal messages from family and friends.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

Current visiting times

After suspending visiting earlier in the year, we are now able to offer limited visiting to some wards at the discretion of the nurse in-charge.”

Read more on visiting times...


Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

We recognise the impact that a long stay in hospital can have on families and the importance of maintaining strong communication.  Our ward staff are keeping in touch with patients’ next of kin directly and our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help pass on personal messages from family and friends.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

During your stay in hospital you will meet a number of different members of staff.  All members of staff wear name badges, but if you are not sure who someone is or what they do, please feel free to ask them to introduce themselves and explain what they do. 

If you have any questions about your treatment, please ask a doctor or a nurse.

There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved with the Trust, from volunteering to attending our public meetings, our Annual General Meeting or our hospital open day which is held every year.

PROTOS Maternity System

Method of Training: Classroom
Length of Course: Approximately 6 hours
Pre-Requisites:  None, although keyboard skills advisable

Course Description

The PROTOS Record holds general demographic details about a patient and an outline of any episodes of Maternity care occurring at hospitals within the Portsmouth area.  The course will enable students to search for and identify specific maternity patients and information.  The course will also show how the system interfaces; exchanges information, with the main PAS system.

Course Objectives

This course will enable the student to:

  1. Display knowledge of the structure of the PROTOS Maternity System.
  2. Display knowledge of their personal responsibilities for Data Protection and the Caldicott Principles.
  3. Log on and off of the PROTOS system.
  4. Search and select the correct patient.
  5. Identify specific information, e.g. GP, Midwife, Staff involved etc.
  6. Record a referral along with the appropriate booking details.
  7. Select and record correct protocol information.
  8. Identify and review Care Plans.
  9. Record Post Natal Care.

How to Book Courses

Contact IT Training on 02392 432 333 Option 3, email it.training@porthosp.nhs.uk or complete the online form to request a place on a course.

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