Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital

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Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital is located in the Borough of Chorley
Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital
Geography
Location Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 53°39′58″N 2°38′06″W / 53.666°N 2.635°W / 53.666; -2.635Coordinates: 53°39′58″N 2°38′06″W / 53.666°N 2.635°W / 53.666; -2.635
Organisation
Care system NHS
Hospital type District General
Affiliated university University of Central Lancashire
University of Manchester
University of St Andrews
Services
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
History
Founded 1933
Links
Lists Hospitals in England

Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital is the main NHS hospital for the Lancashire boroughs of Chorley and South Ribble. The hospital is situated on Euxton lane in Chorley close to junction 8 of the M61

The hospital comes under the authority of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust along with the Royal Preston Hospital.

There were once another two NHS hospitals in the town, Eaves Lane and Heath Charnock, which both closed in the 1990s. Euxton Hall Hospital is a private facility run by Ramsay Health Care UK still in operation in the village of Euxton. Chorley & South Ribble Hospital NHS Trust was established in 1992 but merged with Preston in 2002. The official opening of Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital was performed by HRH Princess Anne on 28 April 1997.[1]

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  1. ^ "Chorley and South Ribble District Hospital". NIHR. Retrieved 16 March 2014.