About the Southampton hospitals
There are three hospitals:
- Southampton general hospital
- Southampton eye hospital
- Princess Anne hospital
Southampton general hospital is a teaching hospital and a medical research unit.
You can find out more about the hospitals on their website.
Southampton hospitals website
Getting to Southampton hospitals
You can travel various ways to the Southampton hospitals from the airport:
Arriving at the hospitals
Your appointment letter will state the date, time and where you need to go to.
You will find maps all around the hospitals to help you find your wards.
When you reach your ward, the nurse or ward clerk will explain what will happen.
Senior staff will explain the treatment you're having and will ask you to sign a consent form; make sure you read this thoroughly before signing.
Your consultant and a qualified nurse will be responsible for your care.
The hospital will keep your nominated contact peron informed with how you're doing.
Leaving the hospital
If you have booked your travel through the Travel Office, the hospital will contact us and arrange your travel home.
If you have booked travel on your own, you will need to make your own arrangements to get back to Jersey.
If you're transferred straight back to Jersey hospital, the consultant will let us know and we'll make travel arrangements.
If you need an interpreter or a signer,
you'll need to tell the hospital before you go by phoning +44 (0) 2380 794688.