Oldchurch Hospital

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Oldchurch Hospital
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Oldchurch Hospital
Oldchurch Hospital is located in London Borough of Havering
Oldchurch Hospital
Shown in Havering
Geography
Location Romford, London, England
Coordinates 51°34′17″N 0°10′41″E / 51.5713°N 0.1781°E / 51.5713; 0.1781Coordinates: 51°34′17″N 0°10′41″E / 51.5713°N 0.1781°E / 51.5713; 0.1781
Organisation
Care system NHS England
Hospital type District General
Services
Emergency department Yes
History
Founded 1893
Closed 2006

Oldchurch Hospital was a hospital in London, United Kingdom, located in Romford, in the London Borough of Havering and part of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust.

History

The hospital has its origins in the infirmary built to support the Romford Union Workhouse in 1893.[1][2] It served as a military hospital during the First World War and became the Oldchurch County Hospital in 1929.[1] It joined the National Health Service in 1948 but closed in December 2006 with functions moved to the new, state of the art Queen's Hospital, located nearby[3] and to King George Hospital in Chadwell Heath.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Oldchurch Hospital". Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Heritage strategy for Romford". Havering London Borough Council. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  3. ^ "New Romford Hospital". RIBA. Retrieved 13 April 2018.

External links

  • NHS: Oldchurch Hospital site summary
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