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.
Office 365 (O365) is an integrated cloud platform of apps and services; including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and more.
As the roll out of Microsoft Teams licenses increases due to the Trusts response to COVID-19, the migration of users Outlook accounts to the cloud is being prepared.
Once migration to the cloud has been completed, licensed users with be able to use the O365 solution with full Teams integration.
Outlook migration will take place, throughout the remainder of the 2020/21 Financial Year and you will be contacted by the IT Department Project Lead when this is ready for implementation in your department.
Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage (including collaboration on files), and application integration.
You can only access and use Teams if you are licenced user. The intention is to provide all PHT employees with access and is being rolled out across the Trust in the coming weeks.
If you have been advised by the IT Department that you have access to use Teams, the desktop link to log in is here: https://teams.microsoft.com/. Your username is your Trust email address and your password is your network (idesktop) password.
Please see the links for guidance and training:
As part of our adoption of Teams and Office 365, we have launched an online eLearning platform and encourage you to explore and use the bite size training videos to aid your learning and adoption of the Office 365 Platform.
Within the training portal, under the Course Library, you will find learning portals for Office 365, Teams, Power Apps, Power BI and others.
To login, follow this link, click the red “Login Using Office 365” button and accept the “permissions request”.
(The eLearning is also available through the MyApps Portal as eTraininglibrary).
Please note this platform will only work, using the Google Chrome browser and logging in via the Office365 login button.
As we begin the process of full O365 migration, an O365 Champion group has been set up.
Our Champions will provide support to their Divisions, with not only the initial roll out and engagement, but on-going adoption of the Microsoft O365 suite.
If you wish to speak to an O365 champion in your Division, please see our list of contacts: O365 Champion Contact List
To speak to a member of the project team, please see our list of contacts: