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Community and mental health services for Southampton, Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Debbie James

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Debbie joined the Trust’s Executive team as Director of Strategic Transformation in September 2022.  She has 20 years’ experience in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight health and care system.  Prior to this role, Debbie worked with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care System as Associate Director for the Hampshire Together programme, which has the opportunity to build a new hospital in North and Mid Hampshire.  Debbie has held previous leadership roles in strategy, planning, service development, project and change management, contracting and procurement. 

Debbie is responsible for advising the Trust Board and providing assurance in the development of strategic projects and partnerships, ensuring decision making is centred around patients and enabling our people to thrive.  She leads on development and implementation of the Trust’s strategy and transformation agenda, ensuring the organisation is best-placed to contribute to national and local priorities and the changing NHS architecture.  Debbie is also Executive lead for the Trust’s contracting, procurement, business planning and business development activities.

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.

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.


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
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:

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

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