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

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If you need to speak to someone about our services please contact our patient advise and liaison service (PALS):

Phone: 08000132319

Email: pals@solent.nhs.uk

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Admiral Nursing Service

Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need. When things get challenging or difficult, our Nurses work alongside people with dementia, their families and carers: giving them one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical soluti…

Southampton

Call: 0300 1234 026

Adult Speech and Language Therapy (Portsmouth)

The Solent NHS Trust Adult SLT service supports people aged 16 and above with assessment and interventions for a range of communication and/or eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

SLT services are provided across Portsmouth City, South East Hants, Fa…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3932

Adult Speech and Language Therapy (Southampton)

The Solent NHS Trust Adult SLT service supports people aged 16 and above with assessment and interventions for a range of communication and/or eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties. SLT services are provided across Portsmouth City, South East Hants, Far…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3948 or Lync 30083

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Brooker Ward - Older Persons Mental Health

The Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) inpatient area is a 36-bedded unit, comprising of a 14 bedded functional acute area, a 14 bedded Organic area and a 8 bedded organic high care area. It is an inpatient facility designed to provide care for older adults re…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3922

Behaviour Resource Service

A multi-agency specialist CAMHS service who works with children, young people and their families living in Southampton, who have severe and complex emotional and behavioural difficulties. These families have a combination of needs and the children or young peo…

Southampton

Call: 023 8083 4430

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Cardiac Services

Cardiac Specialist Nurse Reviews for patients registered with a Southampton City GP. GPSI Diagnostics via referral from a Southampton City GP. Cardiac Rehabilitation for Southampton City and Hampshire patients with qualifying conditions. Heart Failure for Sout…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3793

Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (CNRT)

Specialist community neurological rehabilitation service, specialising in the treatment of people with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Head Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Community Emergency Department Team (CEDT)

The CEDT is provided by Solent NHS Trust on behalf of both Southampton City and Hampshire registered patients. Its aim is to support and facilitate the timely hospital discharge of patients of 65 years old and over who present to the Emergency Department at Un…

Southampton

Call: 02381206602

Community Bladder and Bowel Service Portsmouth

The service promotes continence and the management of incontinence, along with all aspects of pelvic floor dysfunction, through interventions by specifically trained nurses and a womens' health physiotherapist. These clinicians provide an assessment service fo…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3395

Child and Adolescent Autism Service

The local community based Southampton Autism Service is accessible via a professional referral for assessment and diagnosis of Autism.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 6661

Children’s Orthotic Service

Assess to see if a mechanical device can keep a child mobile, reduce pain, or prevent any deformity in limbs or body

Southampton

Call: 0300 300 2019

Community Bladder and Bowel Service Home Delivery

Solent NHS Trust provides this service to people living in Portsmouth, Southampton and parts of West Hampshire who have been assessed by the local Community Bladder & Bowel Service, a Community Nurse, School Nurse or Health visitor as having a need for con…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3395

Community Bladder and Bowel Service Southampton

The service promotes continence and the management of incontinence, along with all aspects of pelvic floor dysfunction, through interventions by specifically trained Nurses and a Womens Health Physiotherapist. These clinicians provide an assessment service for…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3795

Children's Public Health Information Team

Children's Public Health Information aged 0 - 18 years of age.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 6659

Community Neurological Service

The Community Neurological Service is a specialist multi professional service for adults aged 18 years and over, registered with a Portsmouth City GP, with a one of the following neurological conditions – Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s …

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 5009

Community Falls Prevention Exercise Team

A Community based Physiotherapy Lead Falls Prevention exercise Class serving the population of Portsmouth with a Portsmouth registered GP practice.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3995

Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team (CRHT)

The Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team (CRHT) is based at The Orchards, St James Hospital, Portsmouth. CRHT are a team of experienced mental health nurses, support workers, doctors and a psychologist. We aim to provide safe and effective home based assessme…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3924

Community Paediatric Continence Service - Southampton and West Hampshire

Childrens' Continence Service see's children from 0-19 years with continence problems who will benefit from toiletting advice or investigation to achieve continence. This will be to meet their age appropriate and physical abilities.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3797

Community Home Oxygen, Assessment & Service - Portsmouth City & Hampshire.

The specialist Home Oxygen Service-Assessment and Review (HOSAR), delivered by Solent NHS Trust, is responsible for the assessment and review of patients who already receive, or are felt may benefit from, oxygen therapy at home. The service covers patients reg…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3998

Community Paediatric Continence Service - Portsmouth

The Community Paediatric Continence Service is an excellent specialist service for children, young people, parents, carers and relatives.

Portsmouth

Call: 023 9242 4871

Community Neurological Rehabilitation Gym

Physiotherapists with a special interest in neurology and Rehabilitation Assistants providing individual neurological assessment and treatment sessions. Providing self management for people living with long term neurological conditions.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Children Community Asthma Nurses Portsmouth

We are a nurse led specialist team for children diagnosed as asthmatic. We work with GP's and the hospital respiratory team. Our aim is to raise awareness and improve the management of asthma and related respiratory disorders to help prevent and reduce hospita…

Portsmouth

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Childrens Community Nursing (CCN) Southampton

The Children's Community Nursing Team are a team of Paediatric Nurses with specialist skills and experience in nursing children and young people at home, as well as in other community settings. Their aim is to support families in order to minimise disruption t…

Southampton

Call: 02380 540031

Children Community Asthma Nurses Southampton

We are a nurse led specialist team for children diagnosed as asthmatic. We work with GP's and the hospital respiratory team. Our aim is to raise awareness and improve the management of asthma and related respiratory disorders to help prevent and reduce hospita…

Southampton

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Children

A team of experienced qualified children's nurses who visit children and their families in their home or other community setting e.g. school.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6631

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Southampton

A mental Health service for 14-18 year old young people suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems.

Southampton

Call: 023 8029 6230

Community Central Locality - Portsmouth

Multidisiplinary Team including Community Nurses, Community Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

Community South Locality Team - Portsmouth

Multidisiplinary Team including Community Nurses, Community Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists. Community Mental Health Nurses

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

Community Heart Failure Team

The Heart Failure Specialist nursing team was formed during 2013 and consists of 3 specialist Heart Failure nurses. Referrals are accepted from all health care professions when a patient has a confirmed diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction via ec…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

Community Care Home Team

The Care Home Team provide professional nursing expertise and clinical leadership in order to support residential and nursing homes in Portsmouth City to maintain the health of their residents. This includes:-

• Assessment of patients with complex mental of p…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

Community Stroke Team

Rehabilitating patients within their own home following discharge from hospital for up to 6 weeks.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Children in Care Health Team

Children in Care carry out a full health assessment on all children entering the care system. The service identifies any unmet physical, mental, emotional or sexual health needs in the child or young person and refers to the appropriate services. Children in C…

Southampton

Call: 023 8053 8738

Child Protection Team

Solent West Community Paediatricians provide an acute medical service for children who may have experienced physical or sexual abuse or neglect.

Our admin team are office based, but our clinics take place at the Magnolia Centre, Southampton General Hospital, a …

Southampton

Call: 023 8071 6629

Children's Diabetes Service

The Children's Diabetes Team offer nursing care, support and advice to children and young people who have been diagnosed with Diabetes in the Southampton area.

Southampton

Call: 023 8120 6893

Children (1)

A team of experienced qualified children's nurses who visit children and their families in their home or other community setting e.g. school.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6631

Childrens Continuing Care Team Portsmouth

The Children's Continuing Care Team (Portsmouth Area) provides specialist nursing care to children and young people aged 0-18 years who have been assessed as meeting the criteria.

We enable children and young people to remain in their own home rather than a r…

Portsmouth

Call: 02392 219396

Community Nursing North Locality - Portsmouth

Multidisiplinary Team including Community Nurses, Community Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists. Working in partnership with Agincare www.liveincare.info

 

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

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Diabetes Community Adult Specialist Nursing Service

The service provides diabetes specialist advice, guidance and support to adults with diabetes, their carers and health care professionals within Southampton City.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3397

Domiciliary Phlebotomy

Service provided to housebound adults over the age of 16 who are registered with a Southampton GP. Service provision is for people who are unable to leave their house for transportaion in a standard domestic vehicle without other than basic assistance, or who …

Southampton

Call: 023 8082 5249

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Health Visiting - Southampton

The Southampton Health Visiting service leads the Healthy Child Programme for children 0-5 years. We provide a universal, targeted and specialist health service to families.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 6661

Homeless Healthcare Team

A multi-disciplinary primary care team providing care to homeless people in Southampton.

Southampton

Call: 023 8033 6991

Health Visiting - Portsmouth

Health visitors see parents and children from before birth until five years. We will see you during your pregnancy and on a regular basis until your child starts school. For some families we will see you more regularly if you need more support.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6629

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Intermediate Care Team - Older Persons Mental Health

Provision of home support for people with complex mental health needs provided seven days a week, from 8am to 10pm

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3923

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Jubilee House

Jubilee House

Jubilee House is an inpatient unit situated in Cosham, comprising of 25 beds in total. The unit admits adults 18 years and older who are registered with a Portsmouth GP. The unit provides two roles:-
1. To carry out assessments for patients who a…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6638

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Kite Unit

A Neuropsychiatric Rehabilitation Service for people after a brain injury whose impairments are largely in the cognitive, behavioural or mental health spectrum.

You can find out more about the Kite Unit and take a virtual tour here: https://vimeo.com/26023365…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5044

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Learning Disability Healthcare Services

We are a specialist team of clinicians delivering specialist services to people with a learning disability within the Portsmouth area.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 4019

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Memory Clinic - Older Persons Mental Health

Older Persons Mental Health

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3923

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Service

Outpatient MSK adult physiotherapy (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Specialist MSK assessment teams (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Chronic pain teams (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Hydrotherapy (Portsmouth Solent)
- Rheumatology (Southampton Solent)
- Amputee R…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 6680 / 0300 123 6682

Mental Health Recovery Teams

Provision of core services to adults of working age with severe and enduring mental health problems.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3921

Musculoskeletal Service

www.solent.nhs.uk/msk
Outpatient MSK adult physiotherapy (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Specialist MSK assessment teams (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Chronic pain teams (Southampton & Portsmouth)
- Hydrotherapy (Portsmouth Solent)
- Rheumatology (Southampt…

Southampton

Call: 0300 300 2012 / 023 8060 8027/8

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Nicholstown Surgery

Local GP Surgery http://www.solentgp.nhs.uk/

Southampton

Call: 03001237651

Neuropsychology

Community neuropsychology service - accepting GP and health professional referrals for adults of working age with an acquired brain injury.

Portsmouth

Call: 023 9228 6000 ext 1198

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Oakdene Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit

Oakdene Unit provides Inpatient Mental Health Rehabilitation for people who are experiencing severe and enduring mental health difficulties.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3922

Occupational Therapy - Adult

Portsmouth Occupational Therapy Service information is now found in the Three Localities as they are in a multi disciplinary team.

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 3002012

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Portswood Solent Surgery

Local GP Surgery http://www.solentgp.nhs.uk/

Southampton

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Podiatry

Diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the feet

Southampton

Call: 0300 300 2012

Pulmonary Rehabilitation – Portsmouth City & Hampshire

We provide Pulmonary Rehabilitation for patients suffering with a long term lung condition; providing exercise and self management education.

Portsmouth

Call: 02392 683458

Public Health Nursing 5-19 years

We are Public Health Nurses and No Limits workers who aim to support every child’s health throughout their time at school and college. We will work not only within schools and colleges but also where young people want to be seen.

Southampton

Call: 023 8053 8738

Pharmacy Services

We have a team of staff working within an inhouse pharmacy based at St Marys' Hospital issuing stock and dispensing individual patient supplies for inpatient wards in the Portsmouth area for both Solent NHS Trust and some wards managed by Southern NHS Trust.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 6650

PRRT - (Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team)

The Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team is an integrated health and social care team the purpose of which is to provide responsive support for people whose needs have intensified, often as the result of an acute illness.

Solent NHS Trust is the lead…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 300 2012

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Royal South Hants Therapies

Lower Brambles and Fanshawe are inpatient wards which take patients from the acute sector and from the community providing rehabilitation. The therapy team work alongside our dedicated nursing team to support patients to reach their full potential.

Southampton

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Royal South Hants Inpatients

Lower Brambles and Fanshawe are inpatient wards which take patients from the acute sector and from the community providing rehabilitation. The medical and nursing team work alongside our dedicated therapy team to support patients to reach their full potential.…

Southampton

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Safeguarding Adults

Safeguarding is Everyone’s Business

The overarching aim of the server is to ensure that Vulnerable adults are free from abuse. When abuse does occur however the aim is to promptly investigated, support the vulnerable adult, and understand their wishes.

Abuse…

Portsmouth

Call: 023 92 683430

Stoma Care Service

The stoma care service provides education, informal counselling, lifestyle advice, health promotion, appliance management and support to clients who have or are about to have a stoma formed. The service involves both pre-operative and long term management of c…

Southampton

Call: 03001233910

Safeguarding Children Team

The safeguarding children team advise, train and supervise staff in practice with the aim of keeping children and young people safe and well.We work across all Solent NHS trust services to help staff keep the child in mind throughout all care dleivery.

Portsmouth

Call: 02392 816740

Southampton Healthy Ambition

We support every child's health throughout their time at school and college. We work with children, young people, families and other organisations. Our priority is to support the health and wellbeing of children in Southampton by promoting good health.

Southampton

Call: 023 8053 8738

Solent Sexual Health Services

Please visit www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk

We provide accessible and confidential Sexual Health Services including contraception, emergency contraception, condoms, STI testing and treatment, HIV services, vasectomy and psychosexual counselling.

Hampshire

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Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Sometimes referred to as SARC or Treetops)

The service provides a supportive environment for victims of rape or sexual assault. Specially trained female crisis workers who will be available to you from the moment you contact Treetops. They can provide emotional support and explain all the options that …

Portsmouth

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Specialist Epilepsy Nurse Service

Registered Nurse with additional qualifications in supporting people with epilepsy. This is a community service for adults with epilepsy. We support individuals to manage their epilepsy as best possible, giving advice and guidance around seizures, treatment an…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Snowdon Neurological Rehabilitation Ward

Snowdon is a 14 bedded purpose built ward which specialises in the treatment of people with physical and cognitive limitations following a recent neurological event or a long term neurological condition.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5008

Snowdon At Home

A community neurological therapy team comprising of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation assistants. Specialising in the treatment of people with a neurological diagnosis or symptoms such as head injury, multiple sclerosis.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Specialist Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Service

A registered nurse with additional qualifications in supporting people and providing a community service for adults with Multiple Sclerosis.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Solent NHS Trust Headquarters

Solent NHS Trust HQ

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3390

Single Point of Access (SPA)

SPA is an NHS call centre based in the Mary Seacole Wing of the Royal South Hants Hospital. It is staffed by non-clinical patient advisors. For a full list of contact details, please go here: https://www.solent.nhs.uk/page_sa.asp?fldKey=1006

Southampton

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Southampton Community Independence Service Central

The Community Independence Service provides locality based multi-professional rehabilitation, reablement and care management. Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent.
We accept referrals for adults and older p…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 4028

School Nursing - Portsmouth

Our aim is to support every child’s health throughout their time at school and college. We work with children, young people, families and other organisations. Our priority is to support the health and wellbeing of children in Portsmouth by promoting good healt…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6629

Special Care Dental Service

Provision of special care dental services. Specialist dental services provided include general anaesthetic, sedation, domiciliary, oral health promotion and dental public health.

Southampton

Call: 0300 300 2014

Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Psychology Service

The Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Psychology Service provides psychological support to people with a life-limiting illness, as well as providing specialist support to carers, partners and other family members affected by a person’s illness. The service a…

Hampshire

Call: 02392 238548

Southampton Community Independence Service West

The Community Independence Service provides locality based multi-professional rehabilitation, reablement and care management. Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent.
We accept referrals for adults and older p…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 4027

Southampton Community Independence Service East

The Community Independence Service provides locality based multi-professional rehabilitation, reablement and care management. Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent.
We accept referrals for adults and older p…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 4026

Specialist Palliative Care Team

What is palliative care?
Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life for patients who are living with a life shortening illness. It also helps their carers and those close to them. Palliative care is available at any point during a life shortening illn…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 7771

Spinnaker Ward

Spinnaker Ward provides Specialist Inpatient Rehabilitation for patients with complex physical disability excluding new Stroke diagnoses. The unit is primarily commissioned to manage the needs of adults 65 years of age and older, however younger patients [betw…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3930

Sexual Health Service Southampton

We provide accessible and confidential Sexual Health Services including contraception, emergency contraception, condoms, STI testing and treatment, HIV services, vasectomy and psychosexual counselling.
Please visit Lets Talk About It for further information.

Hampshire

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Tissue Viability/Leg Ulcer Service

The Southampton Tissue Viability Team are based at the Adelaide Health Centre and will see patients in the Community, Community Hospitals, GP Practice, Nursing Homes and in Clinic.

Our role is to support health care professionals in clinical practice by provi…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3947

The Orchards AMH Inpatient Unit

The Orchards Unit forms part of the Acute Care Pathway, with two adult mental health wards - Hawthorn Ward (Acute Admission) and Maples Ward (Psychiatric Intensive Care).

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 6620

Transition Therapy Team

Offering Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy input to young people, between the ages of 14 - 25 who have complex physical disabilities. These disabilities are predominantly neurological and some young people also have learning disabilities.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Turner Centre Community Outpatients Department - Adult Services

Turner Centre operates outpatient clinics for all the Community Services within Portsmouth - this includes Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Community Nursing.

Please note: if you are calling to speak to the Heart Failure Team nurses please te…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3995

Tuberculosis Screening and BCG Vaccination Centre

This community nursing team provides screening for tuberculosis, support to patients with tuberculosis and neonatal BCG vaccination.

Southampton

Call: 023 8071 3180

Transition for Children with Complex Health Needs and Long Term Conditions

The provision of a community health transition service for young people who have complex needs and long term conditions from children’s services to adult services

Southampton

Call: 02380 538 755

Talking Change

Welcome to Talking Change. We are a friendly team of psychotherapists and researchers who specialise in the understanding and treatment of common mental health conditions. We can help you improve your emotional wellbeing so that you have a better quality of li…

Portsmouth

Call: 0300 123 3934

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Vocational Rehabilitation Service

The Vocational Rehabilitation Service can help people with neurological conditions identify the barriers that prevent them from returning to work. We provide treatment programmes with specific goals to help reduce or overcome those identified barriers.

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

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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 8.30am to 5pm

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

Email: FreedomOfInformation@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 023 8029 6911/22

*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.

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communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156

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