Royal Lancaster Infirmary
|Lancaster Royal Infirmary|
|University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust|
|Location||Lancaster, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom|
|Care system||Public NHS|
|Emergency department||Yes Accident & Emergency|
|Lists||Hospitals in the United Kingdom|
The Infirmary was opened in 1896 but has its origins in a dispensary which opened in the city in 1781 on Castle Hill and a fever hospital established in 1815. These two institutions combined in premises in Thurnham Street 1833-1896.
It is one of the hospitals of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, an NHS foundation trust. The trust also operates Furness General Hospital at Barrow-in-Furness; Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal; Queen Victoria Hospital (outpatients) in Morecambe; and Ulverston Community Health Centre (outpatients).
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