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



**UPDATE** Unfortunately, Solent NHS no longer provide a community rheumatology service in Southampton. The rheumatology service is now provided by the University Hospital Southampton Trust. It is based in the Southampton General Hospital.   Patients/ health care professionals can contact them on 02381205352.


Dr Holroyd, Consultant Rheumatologist continues to hold an outlying  clinic at the Stoneham Centre, Moorgreen Hospital. This includes a Multidisciplinary Team Meeting with the Solent MSK Team which provides Rheumatology support and education. This includes expert advice  for the following rheumatic disorders:

  • osteoarthritis, gout, inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Connective tissue diseases (autoimmune diseases) such as lupus, polymyositis, Sjögren's syndrome and systemic sclerosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica, giant cell arteritis and other forms of vasculitis
  • Metabolic bone disorders such as osteoporosis




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.