Reference Centre:

University Hospital Southampton – NHS Foundation Trust

(United Kingdom)

University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust provides services to some 1.9 million people living in Southampton and south Hampshire, plus specialist services such as endocrinology,  neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care to more than 3.7 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands. The Trust is also a major centre for teaching and research in association with the University of Southampton and partners including the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust. UHS gained foundation trust status on 1 October 2011. Every year our 13,000 staff: treat around 150,000 inpatients and day patients, including about 50,000 emergency admissions; see over 585,000 people at outpatient appointments; and deal with around 120,000 cases in our emergency department.

The Regional Centre for Paediatric Endocrine Endocrinology is based at Southampton Children’s Hospital, UHS. Specialist Adult Endocrine services and a regional steroids assay service and clinical biochemistry are co-located at UHS. The endocrine services cover a population of 3.7 million across the South of England and Channel Islands. There is a well-developed regional network for endocrinology and close links (including shared-care clinics) with over 10 partner hospital across the region. Our centre is a European Reference Centre for Endocrinology and Rare Bone Disease. There are specialist services and clinics in imprinting disorders, disorders of sex development, growth, rare bone disease, transition to adult services, neuro-endocrine tumours, severe obesity and dyslipidaemia. There are close links with Clinical Genetics and Southampton is a designated Genomics Medicine Centre.


University Hospital Southampton – NHS Foundation Trust is participating in the following Main Thematic Groups (MTGs):


Contact information

University Hospital Southampton – NHS Foundation Trust
Tremona Rd
SO16 6YD  Southampton
United Kingdom
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