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Portsmouth Enablement Centre

Last updated: 01 October 2019

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The Portsmouth Enablement Centre is situated at St Mary’s Community Health Campus in Milton Road in Portsmouth. There is a map showing you how to find us, on page 16 of leaflet number 3. The numbers below are as of February 2018:

Car parking facilities are available in the hospital grounds but, at times it is very busy, so please allow adequate time to get to your appointment.  There is a camera recognition system and charges are applicable.  There is a pay machine outside of main reception, so please pay prior to leaving the site.  Disabled car parking spaces are also available outside the centre (please complete paperwork for this when you arrive at Reception).

The centre provides a regional prosthetic service to people living in Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire and some areas of West Sussex.  It is one of over 40 such centres across the UK and is also one of nine enhanced Veterans Care Centres which provide specialist prosthetic and rehabilitation services for veterans whose amputation is attributed to their military service. An assessment for an artificial limb will be carried out at the Centre.

The centre is open from Monday to Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm, all year round, except for bank holidays.  Prosthetic clinics are held for both adults and children, who can be either upper or lower limb amputees, or both.

 

103.1 Prosthetic Components https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1031_Prosthetic_Components_PRINT.PDF
103.2 No.1 The Amputation leaflet https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1032_No1_The_Amputation_leaflet_PRINT.PDF
103.3 No.2 Early Rehabilitation https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1033_No2_Early_Rehabilitation_PRINT.PDF
103.4 No.3 The Disablement Services Centre https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1034_No3_The_Disablement_Services_Centre_PRINT.PDF
103.5 The five Stage rehabilitation Process https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1035_The_five_Stage_rehabilitation_Process_PRINT.PDF
103.6 Looking after yourself and your limb https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1036_Looking_after_yourself_and_your_limb_PRINT.PDF
103.7 Emotional Health and Wellbeing https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1037_Emotional_Health_and_Wellbeing_PRINT.PDF
103.8 Info for Parents and Carers https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1038_Info_for_Parents_and_Carers_PRINT.PDF
103.9 Info about the Early Rehabilitation - Upper limb amputation https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/departments/Portsmouth%20Enablement%20Centre/1039_Info_about_the_Early_Rehabilition_-_Upper_limb_amputation_PRINT.PDF

Getting here

St Mary's Community Health Campus

West Wing, Milton Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 6AD

Contact information

Orthotics Department Telephone Number: 023 8054 0420

Prosthetic Department Telephone Number: 023 8054 0440

Physiotherapy Telephone Number: 023 80540412

pecentre@porthosp.nhs.uk

St Mary’s Community Health Campus, Milton Road, Portsmouth

 

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