About us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of approximately 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of west Berkshire.

This includes people living in Andover, Basingstoke, Eastleigh and Winchester as well as the surrounding towns and villages across Hampshire and parts of west Berkshire including Tadley to the north; Alton and Bordon to the east; Romsey and Chandlers Ford to the south, Stockbridge, Bishops Waltham and Alresford.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust came into being in January 2012 as a result of the integration of Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust, which achieved Foundation Trust status in 2006, and Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare Trust. It is an NHS provider and care is free at the point of delivery.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust employs around 5,000 staff and has a turnover of over £323 million a year. There are over 18,000 public and staff members. As a Foundation Trust it as directly accountable to its members through the governors. Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

HHFT actively supports research to make patients, and the NHS, better. Clinical research is essential to find out which treatments work best.

In England last year, 595,540 patients took part in high quality clinical research supported by the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network.

1,106 patients took part in research studies here at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Ask your doctor about clinical research that is relevant to you.


Clinical services are organised into three divisions. Each division has a medical director who is supported by an operations director. These are:


Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides one service from multiple locations including our own hospitals.

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital (BNHH) and Royal Hampshire County Hospital (RHCH) both provide a full range of planned and emergency services including accident and emergency, general and specialist surgery, general medicine, intensive care, rehabilitation, chemotherapy, diagnostic services, maternity, neonatal, gynaecology, paediatric care and out-patient clinics.

In addition, Royal Hampshire County Hospital is pioneering the use of intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment. Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital also provides some specialist services for rare or complex illnesses including liver cancer, colorectal cancer and a national surgical service for a rare cancer called pseudomyxoma peritionei. The regional haemophilia service is based at BNHH.

Andover War Memorial Hospital (AWMH) provides community and hospital services including a minor injuries unit, outpatient clinics, diagnostic imaging, , day surgery, rehabilitation and maternity services . It is also home to the Countess of Brecknock Hospice. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust also provides outpatient and assessment services from Bordon and Alton community hospitals.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has links with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust for some specialised services.

Board of Directors

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is managed by the Board of Directors which consists of the chairman, five other non-executive directors and four executive directors, including the chief executive.

Key achievements

The following data relates to the latest available information for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Quality of care

  • Some of the lowest infection rates in England.
  • Praised for cleanliness of hospital Inpatients Survey.
  • Modern exemplar cardiac service with 24 hour primary angioplasty offered.
  • Modern exemplar stroke service offering emergency thrombolysis (clot busting drug).
  • Leading-edge treatments for urology patients including bluelight laser for bladder cancer.
  • Pioneering intraoperative radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer

Speedy treatment

  • 95% of non-admitted patients seen and treated within 18 weeks, meeting the national target
  • Cancer waiting time targets were achieved

Our patients in 2012/13

  • Over 105,000 patients were treated in our emergency departments.
  • Over 59,000 patients received planned inpatient or day care treatment.
  • Over 525,000 patients attended appointments in our outpatient departments
  • 6020 babies were born in our hospitals and at home

Values and Vision

Values Vision
Compassion, caring about our patients National and world leaders in excellent healthcare, with patient care at the heart
Accountable and responsible, always improving High-quality facilities and innovative leading-edge services, accessible locally where possible and centrally where necessary
Respect for all colleagues, patients and their families High-quality care in welcoming and safe environments
Encouraging and challenging each other to always do your best The best teams working in a positive, empowering culture



Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Andover War Memorial Hospital
Charlton Road
SP10 3LB

01264 358811

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
Aldermaston Road
RG24 9NA

01256 473202

Royal Hampshire County Hospital
Romsey Road
SO22 5DG

01962 863535

Phone our switchboard

01256 473202

Website feedback

Please feedback on our website.
Click here to take survey


Click here to view our current performance statistics

HHFT Constitution

Click here for the HHFT Constitution