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: 09 October 2019
Nutritional advice for both adults, children on weight management, diabetes, eating disorders, texture modification, enteral and parenteral nutrition, energy supplementation, renal replacement therapy and renal disease management, oncology, inborn errors of metabolism, allergies, gastrointestinal issues eg IBS, IBD etc., bariatric management, nutritional assessment, weaning advice and other advice on feeding children. Also offer nutritional advice on menus, large scale catering, diet cookery, access to the Integrated Complex Obesity Service for Portsmouth.
Integrated complex obesity service (ICOS) for Portsmouth city patients only operates from dietetics. The service won the Patients Award in the Best People Awards for PHT in 2018.
Information available on 023 92 681798 option 4.
8:30am until 4:30pm core hours.
Offer individual and group management on:
Weight loss (inc bariatric surgery); diabetes (inc DESMOND and Insulin pump in adults and children); allergies (inc milk free and other allergies in children);
IBS (inc FODMAP); IBD; Short bowel and Intestinal failure; Constipation.
Dietary management of renal disease, hepatic issues
Management of inborn errors of metabolism
Management of patients receiving artificial nutrition inc enteral, parenteral nutrition.
Dietary management of dysphagia. Management of nutritional support for both people living at home, hospital or in care.
Management of eating disorders and disordered eating in both adults and children (inc fussy, faddy eaters)
Management of hyperlipidaemia, altered vitamin, mineral and trace element status.
Integrated complex obesity service (ICOS) for Portsmouth city patients only operates from dietetics.
Acute Dietetics located on D level at QA Hospital - lift area 4
Paediatric dietetics located on A level at QA Hospital - lift area 2
Renal Dietetics located on G level at QA Hospital - lift area 7
Diabetes Dietetics located on C level at QA Hospital - lift area 7
Acute Dietetics located on D level at QA Hospital.
Paediatric dietetics located on A level at QA Hospital.
Renal Dietetics located on G level at QA Hospital.
Diabetes Dietetics located on C level at QA Hospital.
Community Dietetics located at Rodney Road Centre, Copnor.
Acute dietetics: 02392 286150 (ext 6150)
Renal Dietetics: 02392 286000 ext 1014
Paediatric Dietetics: 02392 286000 ext 4348/4349
Diabetes Dietetics: 02392 286000 ext 5956
Community dietetics: 02392 681798 options 2 & 3
Appointment lines: 02392 283600 or 02392 681798 option 1
Head of service contact on: 02392 286000 ext 3223