Providing a sustainable Clinical Network delivering healthcare to patients requiring specialist services
The Children’s Hospitals Network is a partnership between two major Teaching Hospital Trusts – Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). Although based c.60 miles apart, teams work as a collaborative organisation, providing excellent specialist services for Children. View the area we cover
As a Network we are focused on delivering best quality compassionate care to our patients in an appropriate location so that family representatives and our colleagues working in district general hospitals can be involved in both planning and delivery as we develop the services.
University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
As the major university hospital on the south coast, UHS provides the full range of tertiary medical and surgical specialties, (with the exception of transplantation, renal services and burns), to more than three million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.
UHS is a centre of excellence for training the doctors and nurses of the future and developing treatments for tomorrow’s patients. Its role in research and education, developed an active partnership with the University of Southampton which distinguish it as a hospital that works at the leading edge of healthcare developments in the NHS and internationally.
The hospital is currently reconfiguring some areas, including some new facilities which will improve the flow of children’s services.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute teaching trusts in the UK, with a national and international reputation for the excellence of its services and its role in teaching and research.
Most Children’s Services in Oxford are based at the Children’s Hospital on the John Radcliffe Hospital site in a purpose-built environment for children. Services are largely provided by paediatricians and surgeons with particular paediatric specialist interests, but who also provide the general paediatric service.