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 £300 million a year. There are over 18,500 public and staff members. As a Foundation Trust it as directly accountable to its members through the governors. A new Council of Governors was elected in January 2012 to represent the interests of their constituencies and to 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.