Hospitals


Hospital in North east England - Past and Present. This is not an exhaustive list - a work in progress!

Name Location Type Opened Closed Notes
Alnwick Infirmary Alnwick   1815    
Ashington Hospital Ashington   1913 c.1993  
Aycliffe Hospital Darlington Mental Health 1936    
Barrasford Sanatorium Barrasford Infectious Diseases 1907 ? Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland sanatorium (TB)
Berwick Infirmary Berwick-upon-Tweed   1813 - Opened as Berwick Dispensary and Infirmary
Berwick Maternity Hospital  Berwick-upon-Tweed Maternity 1945   Opened as Castle Hills Maternity Home
Bishop Auckland General Hospital Bishop Auckland   1856   Opened as Bishop Auckland Workhouse
Blyth Community Hospital Blyth        
Cherry Knowle Hospital Sunderland Mental Health 1895 1998 Opened as Sunderland Borough Lunatic Asylum
City Hospital for Infectious Diseases Newcastle   1888   Walker
Cleadon Park Hospital  South Shields Infectious Diseases 1921 c.1979 Opened as Cleadon Park Sanatorium
Darlington Memorial Hospital Darlington General      
Dean's Hospital South Shields Chronic Illness 1883   Opened as Deans Isolation Hospital (TB)
Dryburn Hospital Durham Acute 1940 -  
Durham County Hospital Durham Acute 1781 2010  
Earl's House Hospital Durham Mental Health 1928 ?? Lanchester Road. Opened as Earl's House Sanatorium
Eston Hospital Middlesbrough Acute 1884 1981  
Frater Maternity Home  North Shields Maternity ? ? Hawkey's Lane
Freeman Hospital Newcastle   1977 - High Heaton
Great North Children's Hospital Newcastle        
Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital Haltwhistle   1922   Greencroft Park
Havelock Hospital  Sunderland       Hylton Road
Hebburn Fever Hospital Hebburn Infectious Diseases c.1897 1956  
Hexham General Hospital Hexham        
Hexham War Memorial Hospital Hexham   1921    
Highfield Hospital Sunderland   1897   Hylton Road
Holywood Hall Hospital  Wolsingham   1913 1986 Opened as Holywood Hall Sanatorium (TB)
Horn Hall Hospital  Stanhope   1900 1986 Opened as Durham County Sanatorium
Houghton and Hetton Smallpox Hospital Houghton-le-Spring Infectious Diseases ?? ??  
Hunters Moor Hospital Newcastle Neuro 1893 2013 Opened as Home for Incurables
Ingham Infirmary South Shields Acute 1821 ? Demolished 1991
James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough Acute 1980 -  
Lady Eden Cottage Hospital Bishop Auckland   1898   Cockton Hill Road
Lanchester Road Hospital Durham   2010 - Built on the site of former Earl's House Hospital
Leazes Hospital  Wolsingham   1909 1976 Opened as Wolsingham Sanatorium for Women and Children
Middlesbrough General Hospital Middlesbrough   1879 ? c.2004  
Monkwearmouth Hospital Sunderland Acute 1873 - Opened as Monkwearmouth and Southwick Dispensary 
Moor Park Hospital  North Shields Geriatric / Chronic Illnesses 1902 1986  
Morpeth Cottage Hospital  Morpeth   c.1816    
Newcastle (East) Chest Clinic Newcastle Infectious Diseases 1913 c.1972 Opened as Newcastle Tuberculosis Dispensary
Newcastle General Hospital Newcastle Acute 1870 2010  
Newcastle Infirmary Forth Banks, Newcastle   1751   Replaced by the Royal Victoria Infirmary
Normanby Hospital  Middlesbrough Acute ??  <=1906 1980 Previously Eston Infectious Diseases Hospital
Normans Riding Hospital Blaydon   ?? c.1987  
North Ormesby Hospital Middlesbrough   1859 1981  
North Riding Infirmary Middlesbrough   1860 2006 Newport Road
North Tyneside General Hospital North Shields        
Northgate Hospital  Morpeth        
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital Cramlington Emergency      
Palmer Community Hospital Jarrow        
Preston Hospital  North Shields   1869 ? Preston Road. Previously Tynemouth County Borough Poor Law Institution
Primrose Hill Hospital Jarrow        
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead        
Regimental Headquarters 201 Field Hospital V Newcastle Military      
Richard Murray Maternity Hospital Blackhill, Consett   Maternity 1914 1971  
Rothbury Community Hospital Rothbury        
Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle   1906 (1751) - Replaced Old Infirmary, Forth Banks of 1751
Ryhope General Hospital  Sunderland Acute, Geriatric c.1940   Previously Ryhope Emergency Hospital
Seaham Hall Hospital  Seaham Infectious Diseases 1927 ? c.1979 Opened as Seaham Hall Sanatorium (TB)
Seaham Harbour Infirmary          
Scaffold Hill Hospital Wallsend Infectious Diseases 1914 1986  
Shotley Bridge General Hospital Shotley Bridge Acute      
Smallpox Hospital, Town Moor Newcastle Infectious Diseases 1882 ?  
South Shields Dispensary  South Shields Infectious Diseases 1821 ? TB sanitorium
South Tyneside District Hospital  South Shields Acute 1880 1993 Harton Lane
Stockton and Thornaby Hospital Stockton-on-Tees Acute 1875 1975  
Sunderland Children's Hospital  Sunderland Paediatric 1902 ? c.1970  
Sunderland Eye Infirmary Sunderland Opthalmology 1836   Queen Alexandra Road
Sunderland Military Hospital   Sunderland Military c.1914 c.1918 At Sunderland Poor Law Institution
Sunderland Royal Hospital  Sunderland Acute c.1794  - Kayll Road 
Sunderland Royal Infirmary Sunderland   1794 1996 New Durham Road
St. George's Park Hospital  Morpeth Mental Health 1858   Opened as the County Lunatic Asylum
St. Hilda's Hospital Hartlepool   1865 c.1983 Opened as Hartlepools Hospital
St. Leonard's Hospital Tynemouth Lepper Hospital? C13th ?  
St. Nicholas Hospital Newcastle Mental Health 1869    
Stannington Sanatorium Stannington Infectious Diseases / Paediatric 1907 1984 Purpose built as childrens TB hospital
Thomas Knight Memorial Hospital  Blyth Acute 1887 ?  
Tynemouth Victoria Jubilee Infirmary Tynemouth   1875 c.2001 Opened as North Shields Benevolent Society and Flower Mission
University Hospital of North Durham Durham        
Walkergate Park Walkergate       Centre for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry
Wansbeck General Hospital Ashington   1993    
Wardens Close Lunatic Hospital Newcastle Mental Health 1769 1856  
Weardale Community Hospital Stanhope        
West Lane Hospital Middlesbrough        
Whiteleas Smallpox Hospital South Shields Infectious Diseases      
Winterton Hospital Stockton-on-Tees   1858 c.1996 Opened as Durham County Lunatic Asylum 
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City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Walker
- "The hospital opened in September 1888 on an 11 acre site previously used as agricultural land - "Calf Close". The hospital was one of the first to be built on ...
Smallpox Hospital, Town Moor
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Smallpox Hospital, Town Moor
- "[On Town Moor there was] a large fenced enclosure, measuring 230m by 40m, enclosing an area of mature trees and scrub. This is the site of a demolished isolation hospital. ...
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Newcastle Lying in Hospital

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Old Infirmary, Forth Banks
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Old Infirmary, Forth Banks
- The Infirmary at Newcastle was founded in 1751 following calls for a hospital for the poor and needy, led by Newcastle surgeon Richard Lambert. It opened on 23rd May 1751 ...
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024266:Ingham Infirmary South Shields unknown c.1900

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Hebburn Hall
- Overview About Hebburn Hall Map Hebburn Hall (aslo known as Ellison Hall) is a 17th century manor house in Hebburn, largely rebuilt in 1790-1792.[1] It was built on the site ...
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058583:Walker Hospital Airey Terrace Walker Unknown Undated

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026268:Sir G. B. Hunter Memorial Hospital (Wallsend Infirmary) Wallsend North Tyneside Tyne and Wear c. 1930

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Cherry Knowle Hospital, Ryhope
- Demolished in 2011. Cherry Knowle Hospital in Ryhope, designed by George T. Hine, opened in 1895 (then called 'Sunderland Borough Lunatic Asylum'). In 1891 the Borough of Sunderland had selected ...
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Sanderson Hospital, Gosforth

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