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Victoria General Hospital (Winnipeg)

Victoria General Hospital is a general hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada founded in 1911.[1] Originally it was located at 424 River Ave.[2] in Osborne Village. Construction tenders were issued in July 1968 for a 7-storey, 250-bed facility.[3] In January 1971[4] it moved to its present location, 2340 Pembina Hwy., in Fort Richmond beside the University of Manitoba.

Victoria General Hospital
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Geography
Location2340 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3T 2E8
Organisation
Care systemMedicare
Hospital typeNon-teaching
Affiliated universityNone
Services
Emergency departmentNo
Beds231
History
Founded1911
Links
Websitehttp://www.vgh.mb.ca/ VGH

Today, it is a community hospital with 231 beds and employs more than 1,200 people.[citation needed]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New hospital". Manitoba Free Press. April 13, 1911. p. 14.
  2. ^ "Historic Sites of Manitoba: Victoria General Hospital (424 River Avenue, Winnipeg)". Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Notice of Tender: The Victoria General Hospital". Winnipeg Free Press. July 29, 1968. p. 23.
  4. ^ "Co-Operation Great, Says The Builder". Winnipeg Free Press. January 25, 1971. p. 11.

Coordinates: 49°48′25″N 97°09′09″W / 49.80694°N 97.15250°W / 49.80694; -97.15250