12th December 2019

Bowel cancer and emergency surgery survival in Southampton among best in country

The rate of survival for patients undergoing bowel cancer surgery in Southampton is four times better than the national average. Nationally, 96.8% of patients survive a month after surgery compared to 99.2% for those operated on at University Hospital Southampton – with 86% still alive two years…

9th October 2019

Lack of data risks surgical complications

Doctors say lack of data 'may put overweight children at risk' during surgery Researchers in Southampton have said the lack of data on overweight children presenting for surgery in the UK may be putting them at greater risk of complications. While obese adults are considered to be high-risk and are…

1st October 2019

Let us hear your voice

We are recruiting over 2,000 people across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to join our Citizen’s Panel and help us to design, deliver and transform health and care services. Local recruitment programmes are underway across our counties. Keep an eye out!

1st September 2019

Mental health funding boost!

We've recently received confirmation that Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will receive several million pounds of additional funding to improve specific mental health services.