Getting here

Patient notice: Improvements to cycling, crossing facilities and traffic signal technology has been planned for St Mary’s Road and around the Royal South Hants Hospital, in four phases from 24th January to mid-April 2022. See updates.

There are a number of ways to travel to Practice Plus Group Hospital, Southampton, including public transport. The hospital is located on Levels C and D of the main block of Royal South Hants Hospital

Train: From Southampton Central Station: It is approximately a 15 minute walk to the RSH or take one of the above buses or a taxi from just outside the station.

Car: Follow directions to RSH Hospital, close to Southampton city centre. Entrance is off Onslow Road. There is plenty of pay-as-you-go on-site parking at the hospital.

Bike: There is a free cycle park situated in Car Park E (disabled car park), for use by colleagues, patients and visitors. Bicycles are left at owners risk.

On-site parking

We have three on-site overground car parks for patients and visitors:

Car Park A

Overground pay-as-you-go car park, first accessible car park from Brintons Terrace. Not recommended for disabled access.

Car Park E

Overground car park. DISABLED ACCESS ONLY. Blue badge, permit holders or RSH volunteers only. All other vehicles strictly prohibited.

Car Park F

Overground pay-as-you-go car park, nearest to all departments. Not recommended for disabled access.

Car Parking Charges

up to 1 hour – £1.50
up to 2 hours – £2.00
up to 3 hours – £3.00
up to 4 hours – £4.00
up to 5 hours – £5.00
up to 10 hours – £6.00
up to 24 hours – £8.00

Long-stay patients/visitor tickets:

7 days – £13.00
14 days – £25.00
30 days – £37.00

Free Wi-Fi

We offer free Wi-Fi access for patients and visitors.


All areas of our hospital are accessible to wheelchair users. Portable hearing loops are available at the main reception desk and can be carried around the hospital as required.

Our patient information is available in a range of languages and large print on request from the main reception desk. We also have an interpretation service available to support you if English is not your preferred language.

On-site food and drink

The League of Friends is located by the main entrance on Level B and they sell hot and cold drinks, as well as sandwiches and a selection of snacks.

The League of Friends is open:

Your room

We have the necessary facilities, resources and culture to ensure that patients who are admitted to our centre will only share the room where they sleep with members of the same sex, and same-sex toilets and bathrooms will be close to their bed area.

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