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: 19 April 2022
The Wessex Kidney Centre (WKC) at Queen Alexandra Hospital is a regional renal and transplant centre, looking after more than 1,500 patients on renal replacement therapy (transplant, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis) and performing around 100 kidney transplants a year.
We are a highly skilled multidisciplinary team, with expertise across a range of subspecialties.
Our renal service consists of three main areas – nephrology (the study of the kidneys), transplantation, and dialysis, providing a service across a number of sites.
We also specialise in the care and treatment of patients with acute, chronic and end stage kidney disease and offer treatments including:
Wards G6, G7 and G9 are open 24/7 for patients. Visiting hours are between 2pm and 5pm and 6.30pm and 8pm.
Our haemodialysis unit is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7am to 11.30pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 7am to 6pm.
The renal day ward is open 7am to 7pm.
Renal outpatients is open 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8am to 4.30pm on Friday.
Our renal phlebotomy service is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 1pm on Friday.
We are on G level at QA Hospital near to lift area 7. Our teams work in wards G6, G7 and G9, the haemodialysis department, renal outpatients department and the renal day ward.
|Department||Manager/ Staff||Contact Number|
|Care Group Director||Dr Jonathan Louden||02392 286000 Ext 4035|
|General Manager||Melanie Teasdale||02392 286000 Ext 1061|
|Head of Nursing||Sheila Humphrey||02392 286000 Ext 4035|
|Renal Matron||Rachael Hunter||02392 286000 Ext 1103|
|Renal Matron||Josie Murphy||02392 286000 Ext 1074|
|Service Manager||Jane Elmes||02392 286000 Ext 1006|
|Renal Day Ward||Francis Fabi||02392 286000 Ext 1042|
|Ward G9||Lauren Whitcher||02392 286000 Ext 1100|
|Renal Matron||Danilo Abat||02392 286000 Ext 1090/1097|
|Ward G6||Vivien Apalit||02392 286000 Ext 1096|
|Portsmouth Main Hub (HU)||Rommel Nase||02392 286000 Ext 1085/1084|
|Isle of Wight Dialysis Unit||Victoria Phelps||01983 821314|
|Totton Dialysis Unit||Susan Court||02380 660195|
|Bognor Dialysis Unit||Elizabeth Muldoon||01243 862175|
|Basingstoke Dialysis Unit||Deana Webber||01256 338580|
|Chandlers Ford Dialysis Unit||Margaret Allyn||02380 279270|
|Havant Dialysis Unit||Mia Baldean||02392 479300|
|Milford Dialysis Unit||Betty Idicula||01590 630660|
|Salisbury Dialysis Unit||Karen Burton
|Renal Informatics||Jin Baichun / Sheila Davies||02392 286000 Ext 1003|
|Transplant Immunosuppression Service||Cathy Pogson||02392 283361|
|02392 286000 Ext 6641|
|Peritoneal Dialysis||Toots Ansell||02392 286000 Ext 6692|