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: 24 January 2022
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (PHU) has a Haematology and Oncology service that treats patients referred to Queen Alexandra hospital with a potential cancer or a possible haematological disorder.
Haematology is the medical specialty involved in diagnosing and treating patients with blood disorders. These disorders can be either cancerous or non-cancerous.
Oncology is the medical specialty that treats those patients who have been diagnosed with cancer.
PHU has a designated cancer centre treating a wide range of cancers and haematology disorders for patients aged over 16 years who live in southern Hampshire and some parts of West Sussex. It has close links with the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and cancer services based in Chichester and the Isle of Wight. Adults diagnosed with very rare cancers and children diagnosed with cancer are normally referred to the specialist centres in Southampton and London for their treatment. New patients to the service will be referred via other specialities within PHU, from other NHS Trusts or your GP.
PHU also has a Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre which is available to all patients, family and anyone affected by cancer. The Centre is located on B Level, next to the Haematology and Oncology Outpatients waiting area, by lift area 2. The Centre is open Monday to Friday between 10:00am and 4:00pm, click here for more information.
The centre also has a wealth of information and advice for cancer patients and their families available to scan through QR codes in a Big Book of Help booklet.
Haematology and Oncology Reception: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Haematology and Oncology Outpatients: Monday to Thursday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Haematology and Oncology Day Unit: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm, Saturday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
All patients attending appointments at the Combined Haematology Oncology Centre must enter the hospital using the designated Haematology and Oncology entrance located on Pasteur Road, between the Main and North entrances.
The Haematology and Oncology wards are located on F Level, lift area 4.
Haematology and Oncology Reception: 02392 286000 extension 4756
Haematology and Oncology Outpatients: 02392 286000 extension 4782
Haematology and Oncology Day Unit: 02392 286000 extension 3018
Blood Tests (haematology/oncology appointments only): 02392 286000 extension 4757
PICC Line and PORT Care: 02392 286000 extension 3117
Acute Oncology Service: 02392 286000 extension 3316
The wards contact numbers are:
Ward F5: 02392 286000 extension 3265/3288
Ward F6: 02392 286000 extension 5388
Ward F7: 02392 286000 extension 3316