Wellington Hospital, London

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The Wellington Hospital in London is the largest independent hospital in the United Kingdom, located in St John's Wood, North London. It is known for its cardiac services, neurosurgery, liver and HPB medicine, rehabilitation, gynaecology, orthopaedics, and other services.

The Wellington Hospital has four main sites: North Tower, South Tower, Central Building and the new Platinum Medical Centre. The Wellington Hospital, The Platinum Medical Centre and The Diagnostics & Outpatients Centre at Golders Green conduct diagnostic services including: Magnetic Resonance Scanners (MRI), PET CT (Low Dose, Dual Source), 64 Slice CT scanner, Digital Radiology, Interventional Radiology Lab, Ultrasound (multi-use), Cardiac imaging & Research Centre (CIRC) and Pathology Services.

The most recent addition to The Wellington Hospital is the new Platinum Medical Centre, which opened on 3 May 2011. The Platinum Medical Centre houses a diagnostic and imaging centre with PET CT and two MRI scanners together X-Ray, ultrasound and cardiology diagnostics.

From 1 March 2012-9 July 2013, Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, a member of the Dutch Royal Family, was a patient at Wellington Hospital.[1] Prince Friso, who was buried under an avalanche in Lech, Austria, while skiing off piste, suffered massive brain damage due to oxygen shortage. He died on 12 August 2013 in the Netherlands.[2]

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