If you or your family have a health problem it is important to know where to go. Often people go to A&E or call 999 when they should seek help elsewhere.
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to see whether you choose well when your child is ill
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
NHS 111 is a new service being introduced to make it easier for people to access local NHS health care services when they need medical help fast, but it is not a life-threatening situation. It is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
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Clinical commissioning groups have replaced primary care trusts as commissioners of healthcare. Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group is the organisation responsible for commissioning healthcare services in the city. It serves a registered population of 265,000 covering an area of 19 square miles with a delegated budget of circa £278 million.
For more information about Southampton city clinical commissioning group and how you can get involved with healthcare visit www.southamptoncityccg.nhs.uk
Hospitals in Southampton
There are five hospitals that provide services for Southampton residents, including:
includes the Tom Rudd unit with Willow Assessment and Treatment Unit for adults with a learning disability and other complex needs. The Stoneham Centre which houses the Adult Musculoskeletal Outpatient Physiotherapy department is also based here.