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…

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.

Haematology/Oncology

Last updated: 10 October 2019

B level

Haematology – including warfarin clinics, haemophilia clinics, thrombophilia clinics.

Oncology – Outpatients services of up to 75 clinics a week for both clinical and medical oncology, and a variety of tumour sites.

Radiotherapy – service provides external beam and brachytherapy treatment to adult cancer patients. External beam radiotherapy equipment includes 4 multi-energy Varian iX Clinacs and orthovoltage machine. A range of treatment techniques are available, including IMRT and IGRT. All treatment plans are tailored to the needs of each individual patient. On board imaging is available on all linacs which is used to confirm the accuracy of treatments. Two brachytherapy services are provided: high close rate after loaded brachytherapy for gynaecological cancer and low close rate permanent implanted seeds for prostate cancer. The service sees over 30,000 attendances per year, equating to approximately 2100 courses of radiotherapy.

Haematology and Oncology Day Unit – providing chemotherapy, and other cancer related treatments, and haematological treatments for approximately 90 patients per day.

Wards F5, 6, 7 – A 39 bedded ward for patients of the department who require an inpatient stay.

Acute Oncology Service – 6 acute oncology assessment and treatment beds for patients presenting with complications from cancer treatment and the management of acute/emergency cancer symptoms.

Radiotherapy ISO0991:2008 accreditation

Acute Oncology Service were commended in QiC Oncology Excellence Awards 2013

 

Who are the services for?

Services for adult patients from the age of 16+. The catchment area includes Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Fareham and Gosport, Southern Hampshire and West Sussex.

How can a patient make an appointment?

New patients to the department will be referred via other specialities within the Trust, or from other Trusts. If existing patients have any concerns regarding appointments, they should contact the general enquiries number listed above.

 

Opening hours

The outpatients department is open from 8:30am to 5:00pm but often open longer to accommodate demand.

Where to find us

Outpatients – Lift area 1 and 2 at QA Hospital

Wards F5, 6, 7 – Lift area 4 at QA Hospital

Haematology and Oncology Day Unit – Lift area 1 and 2 at QA Hospital

Radiotherapy – Lift area 1 and 2 at QA Hospital

Contact information

Location at QA Hospital:

Outpatients – B level

Wards F5,6,7 – F level

Haematology and Oncology Day Unit – B level

Radiotherapy – B level

Other locations:

Outpatient clinics for some tumour sites are held at Gosport War Memorial, St Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight and St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester.

Follow-up Haematology clinics are held at Petersfield, Gosport War Memorial and St Mary’s Hospital in Portsmouth.

Key contact details:

General Oncology Enquiries: 02392 286000 ext 5473 (phone line open from 8:30am – 4:30pm, answerphone after this time)

General Haematology Enquiries: 02392 286311 (phone line open from 8:30am – 4:30pm, answerphone after this time)

Wards F5, 6, 7: 02392 286000 ext 3265

Warfarin Enquiries: 02392 286752

Haemophilia Enquiries: 02392 286228

Related wards

F5

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Directions

Lift area 4

Contact

02392 286000 ext. 3265

Back to top
Working together to drive excellence in care for our patients and communities Page feedback Tell us what you think

Get in touch

Queen Alexandra Hospital,
Cosham,
Portsmouth,
PO6 3LY

© 2020, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust