Victoria Memorial Hospital

The Victoria Memorial Hospital (Welsh: Ysbyty Coffa Victoria) is a health facility in Salop Road, Welshpool, Powys, Wales. It is managed by the Powys Teaching Health Board.

Victoria Memorial Hospital
Powys Teaching Health Board
Welshpool Hospital entrance - geograph.org.uk - 772410.jpg
Victoria Memorial Hospital
Victoria Memorial Hospital is located in Powys
Victoria Memorial Hospital
Shown in Powys
Geography
LocationSalop Road, Welshpool, Powys, Wales
Coordinates52°39′44″N 3°08′36″W / 52.6623°N 3.1434°W / 52.6623; -3.1434Coordinates: 52°39′44″N 3°08′36″W / 52.6623°N 3.1434°W / 52.6623; -3.1434
Organisation
Care systemNHS Wales
TypeCommunity
History
Opened1902
Links
ListsHospitals in Wales

HistoryEdit

The facility has its origins in the Victoria Nursing Institute, the site for which was a gift from the Misses Howell of Rhiewport.[1] It was designed by Frank Shayler, built by Evan Davies and opened in November 1902.[2] It joined the National Health Service as the Victoria Memorial Hospital in 1948 and was substantially rebuilt in 2004.[3] A new 12-bed renal unit opened at the hospital in January 2013.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "An Institute for Welshpool" (PDF). The Hospital. 13 December 1902. p. 142. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 February 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Plaque in the entrance of the Victoria Memorial Hospital". See Around Britain. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Millions of pounds needed on 'not fit' North Powys hospitals". Powys County Times. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Victoria Hospital, Welshpool, new renal unit for kidney patients". BBC. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2020.