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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.

Blood, heart and circulation

Our cardiovascular and thoracic service diagnose and treat conditions affecting organs inside the chest (the thorax), mainly the lungs and heart, and the major blood vessels that affect circulation.

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.


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

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

The elderly care service provides care in five older people's assessment wards each led by a ward manager and a consultant.

Medicines, therapies and anaesthetics

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

Radiology (scans and imaging)

We are one of the largest radiology services in the country, seeing nearly 300,000 patients each year and employing over 300 staff.

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.


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.


We provide major and complex trauma surgery and a tertiary surgical service, as well as carrying out some routine elective surgery.