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Adults Southampton

We provide community, and some inpatient, nursing, therapy and specialist services to adults in Southampton.

Our community-based services include a range of:

  • Therapy services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and speech and language therapy
  • Nursing services such as community nursing, palliative care and urgent response
  • Specialist services for people with health conditions such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and diabetes
  • Learning disability and behavioural services

We also provide inpatient services at the Royal South Hants Hospital and the Western Community Hospital, which include:

  • The Kite Unit - A Neuropsychiatric and Neuro Behavioural Rehabilitation Service for people aged 18 and over who have experienced a brain injury and whose impairments are largely in the cognitive, behavioural or mental health spectrum.
  • Snowdon ward – A 14 bed ward which specialises in the treatment of adults with physical and cognitive limitations following a recent neurological event or a long-term neurological condition.
  • Lower Brambles and Fanshawe – Two inpatient wards for adults who have been receiving rehabilitation from the community or acute sector, and who are in need of both therapy and nursing support.

For patients who live outside of Southampton, please visit our Portsmouth services.

 

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 one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions. The unique dementia …

Southampton

Call: 0300 1234 026

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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3948

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 people may be Children …

Southampton

Call: 023 8083 4430

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 Southampton City patient…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3793

Community Bladder and Bowel Service Southampton

The Community Bladder & Bowel Service is an excellent service for patients, carers and relatives and has several different elements to the service. With any service like this, there is a tendency to focus on pad provision for patients and not treatment, this service is differ…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3795

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 University Hospital So…

Southampton

Call: 02381206602

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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Community Stroke Team

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

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Diabetes Community Adult Specialist Nursing Service

For more information please visit the Southampton diabetes website.

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

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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 are terminally ill. …

Southampton

Call: 023 8082 5249

Intrathecal Baclofen Service (Southampton)

Southampton spasticity services have expert medical and therapy staff that can provide general spasticity assessments and guidance for patients with complex spasticity related issues. The clinic also offers more specialised treatments such as Botulinum injection therapy and Intra…

Southampton

Call: 03001235007 (option 1)

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/260233653

Coronavirus (COVI…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5044

Neuropsychology

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

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Portsmouth

Call: 023 9228 6000 ext 1198

Older Persons Decision Unit (OPDU)

The University Hospital Southampton and Solent OPDU in Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) is to provide a specialist urgent assessment and treatment for older patients over 80 years.  The team is led by a Consultant Geriatrician.  The patients are given a clear plan of care with the …

Southampton

Call: 02381201175

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5008

Southampton Community Independence Service East

The Community Independence Service (CIS) provides bespoke multi-professional rehabilitation, reablement and social care assessment and support. We specialise in falls prevention. We will work with you to achieve agreed goals to help you maintain your independence and well-being. …

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 4026

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 and lifestyle.

Corona…

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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

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 also provides special…

Hampshire

Call: 02392 238548

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 clients with a stoma.…

Southampton

Call: 03001233910

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 providing teaching, infor…

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 3947

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.

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Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

Tuberculosis Screening and BCG Vaccination Centre

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

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Southampton

Call: 023 8071 3180

Urgent Response Service (URS)

The URS is an integrated Health and Social Care Service responding to adults with a health crisis in Southampton to avoid hospital admissions and assist with hospital discharges.

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Southampton

Call: 02380 833768/ 03001234113

Urgent Response Services in Emergency Department

The Urgent Response Service in Emergency Department (URS in ED) is to prevent any unnecessary admissions to the hospital. If you are medically fit for discharge and can go home, we ensure a safe, organised, and supported community discharge plan.

Southampton

Call: 02381206602

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Southampton

Call: 0300 123 5007

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

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.