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Andrew Strevens

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew is Chief Executive Officer, and joined the Trust in August 2015.

Andrew’s formative years were in Southampton, being educated in local state schools. He has worked within the health service since 2009 and brings a whole system view, having worked in senior positions for providers (Hampshire Community Health Care and Southern) and as a commissioner (NHS England South Region). He also has a commercial background, having worked for KPMG and B&Q Plc. Andrew is a passionate believer in delivering value by treating patients as individuals and in trusting the judgement of frontline staff.

Andrew is a values-based leader who believes deeply in developing a culture where people can thrive and be at their best. He previously stepped into the role of Acting Chief Executive from October 2020 to March 2021 whilst the Trust's Chief Executive was seconded to the national COVID-19 vaccination programme. During this time, Andrew led the organisation's response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic which included the creation and operation of four COVID-19 mass vaccination sites across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. 

Andrew has a real passion for working in partnership with health, social care and the voluntary sector to deliver joined up, patient-centred care for the benefit of local people. 

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: InformationGovernanceTeam@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.