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About UHS

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust provides services to some 1.9 million people living in Southampton and south Hampshire, plus specialist services such as neurosciences, cardiac services and children's intensive care to more than 3.7 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.

UHS is one of the largest acute teaching trusts in England with a staff of 13,000 and a turnover of more than £1bn in 2020/21.

We are one of only two major trauma centres in the South of England for both adults and children.

UHS is consistently one of the UK’s highest recruiting trusts of patients to clinical trials.

The Trust is also a major centre for teaching and research in association with the University of Southampton and partners including the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust.

UHS gained foundation trust status on 1 October 2011.


Our vision

World-class people delivering world-class care

Our mission

University Hospital Southampton: together we care, innovate and inspire

Our values

Our values are patients first, working together and always improving

Southampton General Hospital