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The Trust provides a wide range of healthcare services for Southampton, central southern England and the Channel Islands.

Select the appropriate category or use the A-Z of services to find the specialism or department you require.


Our anaesthetist team's role includes assessing you before your operation and looking after you during and immediately after surgery.

Breast service

Our service is a long-established specialist unit for the diagnosis and treatment of benign breast disorders and breast cancer.

Clinical health psychology

We're a group of clinical and counselling psychologists who offer a range of therapies for individuals, couples and families. Our focus is helping you to live with your medical condition and enhancing your wellbeing.

Ear, nose and throat

Our ear, nose and throat facilities incorporate the audiology and hearing therapy department, which operates from the Royal South Hants hospital.

Emergency medicine

The Emergency Department assesses and treats people with serious injuries and those in need of emergency treatment. It is sometimes referred to as 'casualty', 'Accident and Emergency' or 'A&E'.


The specialist fertility unit at the Princess Anne Hospital offers diagnosis and treatment by leading experts in the field.


We have teams that will look after you in hospital if you have a gastrointestinal condition, and we also hold daily outpatient clinics.


Our specialities include surgical oncology, urogynaecology, general gynaecology, laparoscopic treatments and early pregnancy.

Hepatology (liver)

You'll be referred to our hepatology department if you're having problems involving how your liver is working, and symptoms associated with this.

Hormones and immune system

We offer a range of diagnosis, treatment and support services for allergies, immune system disorders, and conditions of the endocrine and metabolic systems.

Intensive care

The intensive care facilities across Southampton General Hospital and the Princess Anne Hospital provide a variety of specialist services.

Medical physics

The medical physics and bioengineering department provides a range of scientific, technical, clinical, engineering and educational expertise, as well as research and development support to the hospital.

Medicine for older people

Medicine for older people aims to achieve excellence in the care of older people through innovative care pathways, evidence based medicine and cutting edge research into ageing and the delivery of care.

Medicines and therapies

We provide a wide range of vital services to patients under the care of all the medical and surgical departments.

Occupational therapy and physiotherapy

Our team includes occupational therapists, physiotherapists and therapy support staff, providing a service every day of the year.

Pelvic floor

The Southampton pelvic floor centre provides specialist services for patients with pelvic floor problems who live in Southampton, central southern England, the Channel Islands and beyond.

Radiology (scans and imaging)

We are one of the largest radiology services in the country, and provide services across Southampton General Hospital, the Princess Anne Hospital, and the Royal South Hants Hospital.

Respiratory system

The respiratory tract is the system that allows you to breathe air into your lungs and back out again. The Cardiothoracic services, Primary Ciliary dyskinesia facilities and Respiratory Centre all contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of the respiratory system.

Renal medicine (kidneys)

We provide a broad service covering all aspects of general nephrology (the branch of medicine dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney).


Our rheumatology department provides services for patients with musculoskeletal diseases, pain syndromes and complex chronic inflammatory diseases.


The dermatology department provides a full general dermatology service for all local patients with skin disease, as well as being a regional centre for patients with more complex needs.


The urology service consists of six consultants, supported by one associate specialist, two specialist registrars, three urology nurse specialists and two urology nurse practitioners.