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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
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:
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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The death of the Brotherhood will be avenged.
RAF gunner Jason Harper and a team of Special Air Service operators are enraged after the death of their brothers by a terrorist drone strike. They fly into south-eastern Yemen on a Black-op mission to gather intelligence and avenge the death of their comrades.
Can they infiltrate the Al-Queda insurgents' camp, stay undetected, and call down their own drone missile strike and get home safely?
Will they all survive to fight another day?
Operation Wrath is a free, fast-paced adventure prequel to the non-stop action The Fence series by military veteran author C.G. Buswell.
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This beautiful QARANC Poppy Pin Badge is available from the Royal British Legion Poppy Shop.
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.
Telephone Number: 023 9228 6000
Official Website: www.porthosp.nhs.uk/qahospital.html
If you have any information or a photograph of the MDHU Portsmouth for this page then please contact me.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses a foreign jet fly over his Aberdeenshire home. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of former British army nurse, now horror and science fiction novel writer, C.G. Buswell.
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Forces War Records are a genealogy site where you can find military records of over 6 million British Armed Forces personnel cross matched with over 4000 Regiments, Bases and Ships. This link includes a free search and a special discount of 40% off membership offer for visitors who use the discount code AF40 if they decide to become a member.
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