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MDHU Portsmouth


Information about the Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit Portsmouth:


MDHU Portsmouth (MDHU PM) opened in 2005 and is part of the local National health Service (NHS) hospital Queen Alexandra’s Hospital (QA Hospital) in Cosham, Portsmouth. Many of the staff transferred upon the closure of Royal Hospital Haslar in nearby Gosport.

Though this region is traditionally a Navy area there is a high proportion of army nurses, health care assistants, doctors, etc as well as Royal Air Force (RAF) medical and nursing staff. An appropriately named hospital for members of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC).

Though this hospital was originally a military hospital dating back to 1904 and then a Ministry of Pensions hospital from 1926 caring for ex-servicemen it was handed over to the NHS in 1951 and over the years has been rebuilt and developed.


QA COSHAM Military Hospital

QA Cosham Military Hospital


This photo of QA Cosham Military Hospital has kindly been provided by Mike Booker whose grandfather was here after the Great War.

Mikes's Grandfather was a patient in QA Cosham after 1920 and here is a photo of a ward with patients and nursing staff:

Ward Patients Nursing Staff QA Cosham Military Hospital



The modern Headquarters for the Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit Portsmouth can be found a short walk away from the main hospital at Albert House.



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A new MDHUPortsmouth and QA Hospital is currently being built and building work should be completed between the year 2008 - 2010.

The first Commanding Officer (CO) of MDHU Portsmouth was Naval Commander William "Bill" Durning.


Contact Details

MDHU Portsmouth
QA Hospital
Cosham
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England
PO6 3LY


Telephone Number: 023 9228 6000

Official Website: www.porthosp.nhs.uk/qahospital.html


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