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COVID-19 information 

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, do not come to our hospitals. Stay at home and follow the national advice.

Visitors and outpatients are reminded that restrictions remain in place around UHS sites. See here for more information.

Our emergency department at Southampton General Hospital is for emergencies only. If you need urgent, non-emergency care, please call the 111 service or visit Royal South Hants Urgent Treatment Centre or Lymington Urgent Treatment Centre.

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.

Asthma, allergy and clinical immunology

We investigate, diagnose and treat all major allergic and immunological disorders which are caused by your immune system being under or over active, and see patients with severe asthma.


Our dedicated audiology team aim to provide an expert, efficient service to our community to improve the quality of life for children and adults with hearing and/or balance difficulties.

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 Eye Unit provides a comprehensive service for adults and children ranging from routine appointments to emergencies.


Complete Fertility Centre Southampton is a specialist fertility unit at the Princess Anne Hospital, offering a full range of fertility services


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

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

Maternity services

Maternity services are based at the Princess Anne Hospital on Coxford Road, just across the road from Southampton General Hospital, with an additional birth centre in the New Forest.

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

Our service sees older people in Southampton and south west Hampshire. We help people who have multiple conditions, functional impairment, and complex care needs.

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.


Pathology is the branch of medicine concerned with the cause, origin and nature of disease.

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're 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.


We provide a full general dermatology service for all local patients with skin disease, and are a regional centre for patients with more complex needs.

Spinal service

The Wessex spinal service offers a comprehensive emergency and elective service for adult and paediatric (children's) spinal conditions.


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

Trauma and orthopaedics

Our trauma and orthopaedic unit provides an elective service for patients with orthopaedic conditions which have developed over time, and a trauma service which specialises in patients who have been injured in accidents.


Our urology service admits around 1,200 urological emergencies every year.