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: 21 March 2022
We would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves; we are the Practice Based Learning (PBL) Team based here within Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust. We are here to facilitate the placements of student nurses and other Allied Health professionals; we are also the link between clinical practice and the academic institutions.
The team has a manager (Jill Pallister), and a senior practice learning facilitator (Hermie Santos). We are currently based in the Education Centre, E Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. If we can give you any support or assistance with placements or student support, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team from the details below. Thank you for supporting our students in practice, we look forward to working with you.
Universities we work in close partnership with:
Other learners are also accommodated including staff already employed by the Trust.
Here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust we support students in practice through the embedment of a combination of the principles of CLiP and the GROW coaching model. Find out more here
Whilst Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust does not run a Return to Practice course, we do collaborate with local Academic Institutions to provide where capacity allows practice placement hours for Registered Nurses and Midwives who are undertaking a Return to Practice course.
The academic component to the course is run once a year commencing in January. The course comprises 16 study days over 20 weeks, self directed study (min 80 hours) over 20 weeks, and 450 hours (minimum) in clinical practice. Application is through your local Trust.
To enquire about a place at a University or for more information, please contact Jill Pallister on 02392 286000 ext 1186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about the Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor programmes here
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