Basildon University Hospital

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Basildon University Hospital
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Basildon University Hospital
Basildon University Hospital is located in Essex
Basildon University Hospital
Shown in Essex
LocationBasildon, Essex, England
Coordinates51°33′28″N 0°27′06″E / 51.5579°N 0.4517°E / 51.5579; 0.4517Coordinates: 51°33′28″N 0°27′06″E / 51.5579°N 0.4517°E / 51.5579; 0.4517
Care systemNHS England
Hospital typeDistrict general
Emergency departmentYes

Basildon University Hospital is an acute general hospital in Basildon, Essex. It is managed by the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.


The hospital opened in 1973.[1][2] Facilities which it replaced included St. Andrew's Hospital in Billericay which subsequently became a regional plastic surgery and rehabilitation unit.[3] The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which was built at a cost of £60 million, was opened by Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Basildon University Hospital in July 2007.[4]


  1. ^ "Basildon: An introduction and brief history". Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Opening of Basildon Hospital, 1973". Essex Sounds. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Basildon and Thurrock Health Authority". National Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  4. ^ "The PM officially opens the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre". National Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2018.

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