Newcastle General Hospital (1870 - 2010)


 

Newcastle General Hospital (NGH) was for many years the main hospital for the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and is managed by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The Accident and Emergency Department and Intensive Care closed on 16 November 2010. A walk-in centre for minor ailments and injuries remained on the site.

History

The General Hospital was originally constructed as the infirmary for the Newcastle Union Workhouse in Newcastle upon Tyne. Building began in 1868 and it opened in 1870.

In 1921 the administration of the Hospital was separated from the Workhouse and the name was changed to the Wingrove Hospital.

In 1948 the name was changed to the Newcastle General Hospital when it became part of the National Health Service.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reorganised the way it provided acute and tertiary health care in the city and most of the acute services at the Hospital were moved to the Royal Victoria Infirmary and the Freeman Hospital in 2008-10. The remaining land is being made available for commercial development, the building of a science park (as part of the Newcastle Science City initiative) and the further development of Newcastle University’s "Campus for Ageing and Vitality".

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064223:Newcastle General Hospital Westgate Road Fenham Maybury Malcolm 1997

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003638:Nurses Home Newcastle General Hospital Westgate Road Elswick Unknown c.1930

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025375:Elswick Grange, Westgate Road.

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049177:Hospital Library Service Newcastle General Hospital? West Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1950

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025495:Library Room Newcastle General Hospital Westgate Road Fenham Philipson 1962

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049176:Hospital Library Service Newcastle General Hospital? West Road? Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1950

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058329:The Workhouse Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown Undated.

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Elswick Grange

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Vagrant Cells

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Angel Heights

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Westgate Road
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Westgate Road
- Westgate Road takes its name from the West Gate of the Town Walls, one of the main entrances to Newcastle in Medieval times. It is a major road starting in the city ...
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(Part of) Newcastle University Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Westgate Road, NE4

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"The General" scheduled for demolition

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Westgate Walk-in Centre (former Elswick Grange)
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Westgate Walk-in Centre (former Elswick Grange)
- Overview Map Street View Elswick Grange was a large house built in the mid 19th century on Westgate Road in Newcastle. It was part of the former Newcastle General Hospital ...

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