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.
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (the Trust) takes the confidentiality and privacy of your personal information very seriously. The Trust receives, records and when necessary shares your personal confidential information in order to provide you with quality care and treatment.
As part of the Trust's Cyber Security strategy we have developed this web page to increase of the threats posted to the Trust, resulting from poor cyber security practices.
We are open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm for pre-booked and drop-in appointments offering emotional support and information to anyone affected by cancer. We can listen to your worries and concerns and offer advice. We can also sign-post you to other services. These appointments will be arranged to coincide with your next hospital visit.
The Medical Photography and Illustration Team provide services at QA hospital and to the wider Healthcare community. This includes both clinical and non-clinical photography, graphic design and large and small format printing.
The Medical Physics Dept. comprises Radiotherapy Physics, Radiological Sciences, and Nuclear Medicine Physics sections. It also includes Bone Densitometry and a Radiation Protection function. Services of the Medical Physics Dept. may be referred to by any of these names.
Medical intensive care, high dependency care and special care to babies born prematurely at all viable gestations or for term babies who require medical attention.
Tertiary referral unit within the Thames Valley and Wessex Neonatal Network.
Bliss Baby Charter.
Outpatient clinics for patients with general neurological symptoms, and specialist clinics for epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular disorders and Multiple Sclerosis.
We also provide advice and support for patients with neurological problems admitted to Queen Alexandra Hospital.
EEG (Electroencephalography) Tests aka Brain Wave Tests
EMG (Electromyography) Tests aka Muscle Tests
NCS (Nerve Conduction Studies) Tests aka Nerve Tests
Visual Field Tests
The Nuclear Medicine Physics section comprises of Clinical Scientists, Medical Physicists, Medical Physics Technicians along with a number of trainees & students. The section provides services to: Renal and Oncology patients, Nuclear Medicine Imaging and Theatres.
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.
Specialist nursing service for patients requiring artificial feeding via a tube. Management of tube access and supplies for all patients at home with feeding tubes.
The focus of our Community Geriatric Service is to provide assistance with the management of the frail elderly in the community, avoid unnecessary admission to an acute hospital bed and promote independence and wellbeing in older people by a range of means. These services are for patients aged 65 years and over.