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Temporary visiting restrictions due to COVID-19

We recently made the difficult decision to suspend visiting to our hospital until further notice except in the below exceptional circumstances, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

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.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

Temporary visiting restrictions due to COVID-19

We recently made the difficult decision to suspend visiting to our hospital until further notice except in the below exceptional circumstances, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Read more information about restrictions…


Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

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.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

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.

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Meet Gen Elliott for Armed Forces Day

Date: 27 June 2020

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Gen Elliott is an Army Officer in the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, currently working on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at QA Hospital.

Gen qualified as a nurse two years ago and enjoys working alongside her NHS colleagues. She says: “QA hospital is a fantastic posting to work, particularly for newly qualified nurses to consolidate their skills prior to being deployed on operations.”

AMU is one of the many departments that has military personnel working with our NHS colleagues. Alongside Gen, there are 21 other serving personnel, from RAF, Royal Navy and British Army. #ArmedForcesDay

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