We know how important it is for patients and families to be able to see visitors. Please help us keep our patients and staff as safe as possible by checking the guidance below before you visiting.
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 Voluntary Services team can help pass on personal messages from family and friends.
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.”
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.
The Queen Alexandra Hospital is located just on the hill slopes of Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth. It is conveniently situated for both the M27 and A3M.
Family members and carers play an important role in supporting patients during an episode of ill health. We are committed to the active involvement of family members, friends and carers during a hospital stay. Family members and carers play an important role in supporting patients during an episode of ill health.
More information on visiting hospital for an appointment.
If you've had experience of using our services and would like to make a comment then please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS). Your views are very important to us and we would like to hear where you think improvements are needed or where things have gone so well that you would like to share your thanks or gratitude with the staff involved. When things have not gone so well then you can be sure that we want to hear from you, so please get in touch with PALS.
Our Strategy – Working Together, Improving Together
Our strategy sets out our vision, values, strategic aims and most importantly, how we will deliver against these ambitions for our patients, communities, and people in the future.
It is not just a document, it is for and about everyone at PHU, building on what we have achieved with a renewed focus on continuous improvement and the need to continue to work together and improve together to achieve our goals.
A full copy of the strategy can be downloaded here.
For more information, please visit our strategy webpage.
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.
We welcome and value your feedback and use the views you share with us in a number of ways to learn and make improvements as well as sharing best practice. Feedback can be provided in a number of ways.
Last updated: 17 August 2023
Tel: 02392 286365
Address: Occupational Health Building, East Gate Entrance, QA Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3LY
How to find us: The Occupational Health department is located from Southwick Hill Road, taking the East Gate entrance to QA, turn right onto Hunter Road, directly opposite the turning for Curie Road is the Occupational Health Building.
Parking: There is very limited parking in this area of QA hospital, there are 2 disabled bays located by the OH building entrance and 1 general space, parking charges apply. Alternatively, there is a large multistorey car park by the hospital main entrance on Sevenoaks Road, this is a short 5-10 min walk to the department, please allow sufficient time to park before your appointment time.
Please note the North car park is currently unavailable due to building works.
Travel by bus: There are many bus routes that run frequently from Portsmouth city centre and surrounding areas, with some buses stopping within the hospital grounds and may be displayed on timetables as "Queen Alexandra Hospital". The North entrance (not the main hospital entrance) is the closest bus stop to the department.
Travel by train: The nearest train station is 'Cosham'. This is approximately 10-15 minutes’ walk from Queen Alexandra Hospital. However it is uphill and if you suffer from any condition where this may affect you we would recommend using a local taxi or bus service.
From Southwick Hill Road:
From Hunter Road: