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.
During your stay in hospital you will meet a number of different members of staff. All members of staff wear name badges, but if you are not sure who someone is or what they do, please feel free to ask them to introduce themselves and explain what they do.
If you have any questions about your treatment, please ask a doctor or a nurse.
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: 29 May 2020
You asked for more flexibility in the way you learn IT systems and we listened. We have now more ways for you to learn than ever before. IT Training offer a wide variety of clinical and desktop courses, many of these courses are available in a choice of learning styles.
The following learning options are offered:
Traditional classroom training is available for the following courses; PAS courses and other clinical systems such as E-Referrals (Choose and Book), EPRO. Students will benefit from small sized class groups, hands on practice and support from their tutor. **Please note that during the period of Covid-19 restrictions tutor led courses are delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams or other technology suitable to your work setting.
IT Training regularly host Workshops in which students are able to book a computer for between an hour and a whole day at a time. Currently within the workshops students are able to study a number of courses, ranging from PAS courses and other clinical systems through to Basic, Core and Expert Desktop courses. **Please note that during the period of Covid-19 restrictions that most workshop courses are available as E-Learning
E-Learning is offered as an option for some of the shorter courses to maximise the use of time. E-Learning can be completed in the workplace.
Workplace learning is available upon request for individuals on a 1 to 1 basis or small groups - though a suitable learning environment must be provided. Workplace learning is ideal for those who have special training requirements and often allows the trainer to customise course content to suit individual training needs. **Please note that during the period of Covid-19 restrictions workplace learning is not available.
Offering courses in multiple learning options allows IT Training to be flexible, whilst still delivering the highest standard of training. The aim is to give the learner the best possible learning experience.