Hospital de Santa Maria

Hospital de Santa Maria MHM (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɔʃpiˈtal ˈsɐ̃tɐ mɐˈɾi.ɐ], "Saint Mary's Hospital") is a public Central Hospital serving the Greater Lisbon area as part of the Northern Lisbon University Hospital Centre (CHULN), a State-owned enterprise. Santa Maria is the largest hospital in Lisbon and indeed in Portugal.

Hospital de Santa Maria
Northern Lisbon University Hospital Centre
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Geography
LocationAvenida Professor Egas Moniz, Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal
Coordinates38°44′55″N 9°09′38″W / 38.7485°N 9.1606°W / 38.7485; -9.1606
Organisation
Care systemNational Health Service
FundingPublic hospital
TypeGroup III (Central Hospital)
Affiliated universityFaculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon
Services
Emergency departmentYes
History
Opened27 April 1953 (71 years ago) (1953-04-27)
Links
Websitewww.chln.pt
ListsHospitals in Portugal

History

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Saint Mary's Hospital is located in the Cidade Universitária, the main campus of the University of Lisbon and ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, within the civil parish of Alvalade. Designed by German architect Hermann Distel, it was built from 1940 to 1953, meant as a new University Hospital housing the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.[1][2]

References

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  1. ^ "História do Hospital de St. Maria". AEFML – Associação de Estudantes da Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Hospital de Santa Maria – Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte". ern-cranio.eu. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
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