Severe pressure on UHS emergency department

Please see below a message on behalf of University Hospital Southampton

 Our Emergency Department at Southampton General Hospital is facing severe pressure with a record high number of patients. While we are prioritising urgent cases, waiting times for some are currently over 12 hours.


The Urgent Treatment Centre at Royal South Hants Hospital can treat people for non-life or non-limb-threatening injuries, with current waiting times of 90 minutes. is available to offer health information and medical advice.