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John Radcliffe Hospital

John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Geography
Location Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care system Public NHS
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University
Services
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
History
Founded 1973
Links
Website http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/
Lists Hospitals in England

The John Radcliffe Hospital is a large tertiary teaching hospital in Oxford, England.

It is the main teaching hospital for Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University. As such, it is a well-developed centre of medical research. It also incorporates the Medical School of the University of Oxford. It is part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. It was named after John Radcliffe, an 18th-century physician who graduated from Oxford University.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Facilities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The initial hospital building ("JR1"), opened in 1972, accommodates only women's services and neonatology. A second, much larger building ("JR2") opened in 1979, containing most other specialist services for the region, the remainder being located at the Churchill Hospital. With the closure of the Radcliffe Infirmary and consolidation of hospital sites in Oxford, a further large expansion involving the construction of a new children's hospital, neurosciences/head and neck, Ear Nose & Throat and eye hospital all within a new west wing was undertaken by Carillion[1] and completed in December 2006. Other facilities already on the site include the University of Oxford's Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of the Brain.[2]

Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh officially commemorated the opening of the new West Wing and Children's Hospital at a special ceremony in late November 2008, in front of patients, staff, fundraisers and supporters who had helped raise £15million to build the children's hospital.[3]

Facilities

The distinctive large white-tiled building occupies a prominent position overlooking Oxford from Headington Hill with correspondingly sweeping views over Oxford and Oxfordshire.

See also

References

  1. ^ On the roof of Oxford Children's Hospital Archived 18 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ FMRIB Centre, Oxford University, UK.
  3. ^ The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visit Oxfordshire.

External links

  • John Radcliffe information

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