QA Hospital set to hold free October open dayÂ

A HOSPITAL is set to welcome in the public for an open day as it gears up to become a smoke-free site.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 8:37 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:17 pm

Residents will get a chance to enjoy tours of Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, on Saturday, October 13. 

Dubbed '˜We Share Clean Air', the open day is themed around Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust's objective to operate a smoke-free site by January, 2019. 

As part of the fixture, which will run from 10.30am until 3pm, visitors will get a chance to look around the hospital's departments, meet its staff, view exhibitions and learn more about QA Hospital and NHS careers. 

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While the day is free to attend, the trust says revellers' donations to the Portsmouth Hospitals Charity would be '˜greatly appreciated'. 

On the day, visitors arriving at the hospital by car can take advantage of free parking in the Sevenoaks Road Car Park on a first come, first served basis. 

Anyone wishing to go on a tour of the site must make a booking on the day, at the meeting point in the Education Centre Café on the E level of QA Hospital's main building. 

Tickets are limited and for morning tours will be available from 10.30am '“ with afternoon tickets on offer from midday. Age restrictions may apply.