SO16

Overview

  SO16 is home to the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, providing services to the 1.9 million people living in Southampton. Not to mention it's specialist services such as neurosciences, cardiac service, and children’s intensive care. The staff treat around 150,000 inpatients and day patients, and around 50,000 emergency admissions every year! Lordshill is within the heart of SO16 providing residential living, and the site to David Lloyd Southampton, one of the most prestigious health clubs should you fancy a game of tennis or a dip in the pool. Further, the area provides a huge Tesco Superstore for all the late night trips for snacks.  

History

In 2018 trusts around England celebrated 70 years since the launch of the NHS. The hospital was founded in 1900. Within the original building it housed 289 beds. Southampton Borough Council took responsibility for the hospital in 1929, and then was known as the Borough Hospital. The National Health Service came into being in 1948, and this is when the hospital took it's present name.

 

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