Welcome to NHS Professionals and Southern Health Foundation Trust

Southern Health (SHFT) provides a wide range of mental health, physical health and learning disability services for people across Hampshire. We have a team of 6,500 staff who work from over 300 sites. We serve a population of around 1.5million people, with care available for every stage of their lives.

Our aim is to work alongside the people we support and our health and care partners, to constantly improve and deliver the best possible care.

Below you can find some key information to support you and your work at the Trust. 

Your on-site NHS Professionals Team

Your NHSP team can be contacted on SHFT@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk or 03330143676. We are based at the following address: 

NHSP Office,
L1 Tom Rudd Unit,
Moorgreen Hospital,
Botley Road,
West End
SO30 3JB

We run an appointment only service, to book please email: SHFT@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk  

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Southern Health Foundation Trust Locations

Please click the link to access the main locations directions and parking information: https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/about-us/trust/our-structure 

Traveling to our main locations at Southern Health


  • Antelope House: The following transport lines have routes that pass near Antelope House:  Bus: 032, 160, 203, U1C, U6H.
  • Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Bus 4 &5 stop directly outside the hospital.
  • Tatchbury Mount: There is a bus service which runs from Southampton to Tatchbury Mount Buses run two hourly services.
  • Elmleigh: is a 10-minute walk from both Havant Bus Station and Havant Train Station
  • Lymington:  The Bluestar 6 bus service runs hourly between Southampton and Lymington via the hospital. www.bluestarbus.co.uk. The More 112 bus service (Wilts & Dorset) calls at the hospital three times a day each way on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, running from Hythe/Beaulieu to Lymington. More bus services X1and X2 from Bournemouth and 119 from New Milton run to Lymington, where passengers need to change to Bluestar 6 or More 112 bus services to get to the hospital.
  • Parklands: The hospital is located off the A340 Aldermaston Road, opposite St Michael’s Hospice. Buses (2, 5, 9 and 45) stop near Parklands Hospital or outside the main hospital.


Click here to find out more about train services in Hampshire.  


Parking is free at many locations, please click the link for directions by location: https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/about-us/trust/our-structure

Trust ID Access Card

Once your application and onboarding are complete, wait for your NHS Professionals ID badge to arrive in the post. Please do not book a shift at SHFT until you have received your NSHP ID card if you are a Bank exclusive or Bank only member. Substantive staff do not require an NHSP ID card and will use their Trust ID card.

System access

Should your role require you to have systems access you will have been provided with the details to apply for your smartcard. Please complete the form and return it to it.procurement@southernhealth.nhs.uk to make an appointment to bring in all your three pieces of ID. The Business Support team will complete your application with you and print you a card to take away. You will also need to e-mail the Business support team with a colour digital photo to add to the card before printing.

Alternatively, if you are already working shifts within Southern Health, you can take your smartcard application form to your local smartcard champion at the Southern Health site you work at to show your three pieces of ID. They will complete your application with you and send this to Business Support with your photo attached. The Business Support team will then print your smartcard and send it to the local smartcard champion.

Once you have received your smartcard you will be sent an email with instructions on how to complete the required training.


PMVA Training

Some mental health locations require workers to have PMVA training. To be booked onto a full course or refresher please contact the local team on SHFT@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk