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


Thoreya Swage

Non-Executive Director

Thoreya has several years’ experience in the NHS both as a clinician (psychiatry) and a senior manager in various NHS purchasing organisations covering the acute sector as well as primary care development. Her last NHS post was Executive Director of a Health Authority with a remit to develop all types of GP Commissioning including GP Fundholding.

Thoreya has run a successful management consultancy business since 1997 during which time she has developed particular expertise in the field of service reviews and redesign, strategic development, clinical governance, reviews of the evidence, commissioning and procurement with the NHS and independent sector and education and training. In 2006-7 she was Deputy Medical Director at the Commercial Directorate, Department of Health implementing the National Independent Sector Treatment Programme.

Since 2014 she has run a number of leadership development programmes for primary care clinical and non-clinical staff on behalf of the NHS Leadership Academy in the South East area which recently have been supporting development of Primary Care Networks. She has taught at Reading University, Queen Mary, University of London and King’s College, London, and has researched and written a number of published articles.

Thoreya is a current Non-Executive Director at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, a past Non-Executive Director at Barts Health NHS Trust as well as a member of the Advisory Committee of Clinical Excellence Awards for North East London.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

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Phone: 0300 123 3919

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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.