Our Impact

Together, we’re doing incredible things.

From supporting people’s eye health to expert cancer treatment, our care changes lives.


Help Transforming Lives at Southampton Hospitals Charity

people receive specialist care at University Hospital Southampton each year


wards and departments you’re able to donate to through us

£4.6 million

was raised in 2018-19 for Southampton Hospitals Charity by our supporters

Our Causes

Like you, we want our community to thrive. So if you share our vision, we need your support to bring it to life.

Southampton Children’s Hospital

Southampton Children’s Hospital is the sixth-largest children’s hospital in the country and one of only four which provides all specialist services on one site. It treats 150,000 children each year from across the UK. Read more about Southampton Children’s Hospital.

Elderly Care

Everyone deserves the best care as they age. As well as diagnosis and treatment, we give advice on managing multiple conditions and complex needs. Plus, our community works closely with the University of Southampton to be at the cutting-edge of innovative research and delivery.

Cancer Care Unit Southampton Hospitals Charity

Cancer Care

We’re leaders in treating cancer. Our oncology unit is one of 12 UK regional cancer centres, and we change lives beyond our hospital through international drug trials. Meanwhile, our mobile breast-screening unit reaches out to diagnose and treat cancer in the community.

Research And Development

Improving healthcare for the benefit of patients is at the heart of everything we do: Southampton patients have some of the best access to new therapies and technologies in the UK.

Research & Development at Southampton Hospitals Charity

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Our community’s state-of-the-art unit gives specialist care for premature and sick babies. We look after 900 babies a year and support them and their parents through tough times.

Maternity Services

Our community is a centre of excellence for maternity care, providing comprehensive support for parents and babies throughout pregnancy. We offer a full range of birth options (including home birth) and specialist treatment for women with problems during pregnancy and babies with extra needs.

Help our youngest patients

Neurology Care

Complex diseases like Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis need a specialist approach. Our community offers expert-led treatment and care for disorders of the brain, spine and nerves.

Heart Health

Modern catheter labs. Specialist cardiac intensive care unit. A dedicated cardiac scanner.
Our community is fully equipped to care for everyone’s heart health as one of the largest and most reputable cardiac centres in the UK.

Intensive care

Eye Care

We’re proud to be the leading provider of eye care services on the south coast. Every year over 90,000 people trust our 200 highly-skilled specialists with their sight, whether that’s fitting contact lenses or treating blindness. Plus, we offer specialist children’s eye services including essential family support.

Emergency And Critical Care

We’re a major trauma centre. That means we have the best facilities to treat anyone with serious multiple injuries that might end their life. Our general intensive care unit can offer one-to-one care from a nurse, while our emergency and trauma department is open 24/7 every day of the year.


Latest report

Our Annual Review

The kindness of others never ceases to amaze us.

Discover how donations are making an impact for University Hospital Southampton; how money is raised for the Charity and how it is spent; and what we do for our patients.

Download our latest review