Temporary visiting restrictions due to COVID-19

We recently made the difficult decision to suspend visiting to our hospital until further notice except in the below exceptional circumstances, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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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…

Temporary visiting restrictions due to COVID-19

We recently made the difficult decision to suspend visiting to our hospital until further notice except in the below exceptional circumstances, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Read more information about restrictions…


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.

Counter Fraud

Last updated: 01 October 2019

The Fraud and Security Management Service is a shared service hosted by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Partnership of Clinical Commissioning Groups, and located at Wickham Surgery near Fareham.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust fully support the aims of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority in combating fraud and corruption committed within or against the NHS, in order to help maximise the resources which can be used for patient care. We regularly review our strategies so that we can reduce our exposure to fraudulent and corrupt activity. This includes meeting our obligations to appoint a Local Counter Fraud Specialist (LCFS) who is an accredited professional criminal investigator. The LCFS works with staff throughout the organisation to introduce anti-fraud measures and to investigate legitimate concerns.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 09:00am – 5:30pm

Contact information

You can report any concerns directly to the LCFS on 07881 954819 or by emailing karen.travers@nhs.net. Alternatively reports can be made at https://www.reportnhsfraud.nhs.uk/

Concerns about NHS fraud can also be reported in confidence to NHS Protect via the national fraud and corruption reporting line - 0800 028 4060 or contactingwww.cfa.nhs.uk/reportfraud

Further information from your LCFS is available at www.nhsfraud.org

Located at Wickham Surgery, Fareham.

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