Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

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Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Location Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Care system Public NHS
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
Beds 420
Founded 1965
Lists Hospitals in England

The Huddersfield Royal Infirmary is a hospital situated in the English town of Huddersfield, part of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. It is situated in the suburb of Lindley and provides general services, emergency services and some specialist services.

The Huddersfield Royal Infirmary originally had its own School of Nursing. This has now been incorporated into a 'Virtual Ward' setting within the University of Huddersfield's School of Human and Health Resources.

It is the base for Huddersfield Pharmacy Specials, established in 1964, which produces mainly unlicensed medicines and bespoke creams and ointments, oral liquids, eye drops and injectables. It employed 53 staff.[1]

In April 2006, photovoltaic array panels were installed on the roof of the hospital building, providing it with a renewable source of electricity.[2]

The Trust decided in November 2014 to close its casualty department and Calderdale in order to focus emergency care in Huddersfield and planned care in Calderdale.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Inside the Huddersfield medicine factory that you may not know even existed". Huddersfield Examiner. 23 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "NHS Huddersfield solar PV array case study". Batchelor Electrical. 
  3. ^ "Huddersfield to expand A&E, Calderdale to lose A&E, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed". Huddersfield Examiner. 28 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 

Coordinates: 53°39′18″N 1°48′58″W / 53.655°N 1.816°W / 53.655; -1.816