Emergency Department

Hampshire Hospitals NHS foundation trust offers services in Emergency departments 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

We provide broad spectrum of services including medical emergencies, Trauma and surgical presentations both in adults and children. 

Our Basingstoke site provides interventional cardiology. Our Winchester site includes stroke centre. 

Dr Jaydeep Chitnis

Clinical director

Julie-Anne Fulford, Clinical Matrons, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Dr Jacob Brown

Site lead for Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Alison Croker, Clinical Matrons, Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Dr Emma Christmas

Site lead for Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital 

Dr. Mehmood Chaudhry
Dr James Kerr Dr. Alana Ewing

Dr Lee Barnicott

Dr. Krushna Patel
Dr Helen Bates Dr. Raju Sanesh
Dr Mihai Borsa Dr. Rachel Harrison

Dr Louisa Chan

 
Dr Helen Crossley  
Dr Hesham Ibrahim  
Dr Charles Johnson  
Dr Jennifer Joiner  
Dr John Kitching  
Dr Ewan McMorris  
Dr Justin Nicholas  
Dr Sarah Noble  
Dr Anil Golla Rajashekar  
Dr Howard Simpson  
Dr. Ahmed Kamal  
Dr. Gareth Davis  

Your NHS is providing a new and more convenient way for you to access urgent care in North and Mid Hampshire.

If you need medical help and it is not a life-threatening emergency, contact NHS 111 First - they can book you a time slot at one of our two emergency departments in Basingstoke and Winchester, if you need one.

Your advisor can also direct you to a more appropriate NHS service depending on your needs, such as: 

  • A GP practice
  • A local pharmacy
  • Minor Injuries Clinic, Andover War Memorial Hospital

Contacting NHS 111 First will help us to maintain social distancing and ensure that you receive the right care in the right place, in a more timely way. 

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, you can still attend the Emergency Department or call 999. 

 

Keep the Emergency Departments free for emergencies

Our emergency departments are open remains open but it is for serious and life threatening conditions. If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency you/they can still attend our ED or alternatively please dial 999.

Medical emergencies can include:

If you have a minor illness, contact your GP or seek advice at your local pharmacy. If you are not sure, contact NHS 111.

How to get here:

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

All travel information for this site can be found here.

Royal Hampshire County Hospital 

All travel information for this site can be found here.

What to expect?

When you come to the emergency department you will met by one of our nurses who will make a brief assessment of your complaint and you will be asked to book in.

If you attend with a minor condition, your waiting is expected to be longer as patients are seen in order of clinical priority.

Where to eat?

Basingstoke and North Hampshire hospital and Royal Hampshire County hospital have a resturant, costa coffee and various vending machines that can be found in different locations across the site. Opening times and more details can be found here.

Chaplaincy

Our chaplaincy team are avaliable to support patients, families and visitors - contact details and location can be found here. 

Career Development

Our 2 sites are training sites for the emergency department (ED), Basingstoke is for advanced clinical practice (ACP), ACCS & HSTs. Winchester is for ACPs.

We run a 4-year local training program that helps ED middle grades to apply for CESR certificate to be ED consultants. - click here for more information

We support the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) program of the Royal College of EM (RCEM). click here for more information

Educators

We have 12 RCEM Examiners in our consultant team.  Registrar ready course.JPG

We have over 20 life support instructors in our team.

We have 5 Clinical Educators for doctors & 2 for nurses in our E.Ds.

We have a very dynamic team with multiple different special interests & sub-specialities, like Pre-hospital EM, Paediatric EM, Emergency Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Imaging/USS in ED, Medical Education, Medical leadership & Management, Quality Improvement & research in ED.

Awards

RCEM learning environment of the year 2019RCEM Learning environment of the year 2019.jpeg

HHFT team of the year award 2022 and 2021

Wessex Training site of the year 2021

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Training

We have 5 regular speakers in national & international conferences in our team.

We run regular teaching for consultants, registrars, SHOs & nurses, with an open access to all team members to attend any teaching session they like. We also run regular MDT simulations

We run 6 different local EM courses regularly Simulation training in resus by a clinical educator.jpg

We have a very dynamic team with multiple different special interests & sub-specialities, like Pre-hospital EM, Paediatric EM, Emergency Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Imaging/USS in ED, Medical Education, Medical leadership & Management, Quality Improvement & research in ED.

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Educational events: 

 HHFT ED team was the first in Wessex to organise & run the "WREMTA training" online for all Wessex EMSimulation training 3.jpg trainees, in 2020.  

ED Team had organised an internal educational training day for the ED registrars called "Let's get it right first time" with speakers from HHFT, University hospitals Dorset, USA & Egypt, July 2022.

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Social events & fund raising activities:

ED team organised a walk between the trust 3 sites for fund raising to buy resuscitation room equipmentWalk between sites for fund raising 1.jpg 

 

 

The ED team organises regular social gathering outside the hospital to improve the wellbeing of the team.Walk between sites for fund raising 2.jpg

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