- Whittington Hospital
Name = Whittington Hospital
Org/Group = The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Location = Archway,
Region = London
State = England
Country = UK
HealthCare = NHS
Type = District General
Emergency = Yes
UCL Medical School
Beds = 470
Founded = 1473 activity on site
1848 current hospital
Website = http://www.whittington.nhs.uk/
Wiki-Links = |The Whittington Hospital is a British
hospitalin Archway, Islington, London. It is named after Richard Whittington, and its logo incorporates Whittington's legendary cat.
It is a
district general hospital, although it is also a teaching hospitalof the UCL Medical School
Although some medical services have been delivered on the site since 1473, the current hospital has its origins in the Small Pox and Vaccination Hospital, built in 1848. Independently managed hospitals were founded on the Archway Site and the Highgate Site. In 1946, all three hospitals were brought together. The current hospital has 470 beds.
A number of other medical facilities have been incorporated into the Whittington Hospital over the years. When the City of London Maternity Hospital was founded in 1750, it was called the Hospital for Married Women in the City of London and parts adjacent and also for sick and lame outpatients. In 1751, it moved, and was renamed the City of London Lying-in Hospital for Married Ladies. It moved again in 1773 to premises between
St. Luke's Hospital for Lunaticsand the Fox and Goose Ale House in the City Road. In 1918, it became the City of London Maternity Hospital and was eventually incorporated into the main hospital. Some of the noted faculty include Professor Albert Singer, Dr. Norman Parker, Mrs. Celia L. Ingham Clark, Mr. Narendra Pisal, Ms. Theresa Freeman-Wang, Mr. Marcus Setchell, Dr. David Brown, Dr. Voi Shim Wong, Mr. Hasan Mukhtar, and Mr. Alan Wilson.
* Information sheets on the walls of the Whittington Hospital accessed in 2005.
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