Lister Hospital (Stevenage)

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Lister Hospital
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Lister Hospital, Stevenage.jpg
Lister Hospital in 2011
Geography
Location Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care system Public NHS
Hospital type District General
Affiliated university University of Hertfordshire
Services
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
Beds 720
Links
Website www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/our-hospitals/lister/
Lists Hospitals in England

The Lister Hospital is an NHS hospital based on the outskirts of Stevenage in Hertfordshire. It is operated by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust along with the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Welwyn Garden City.

History[edit]

The hospital, which is named in honour of Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, a British surgeon known as the pioneer of aseptic surgery,[1] was opened by the Queen Mother in 1972.[2] With an investment of around £150 million, the Lister hospital was transformed in October 2014.[3]

Operations[edit]

The Lister Hospital currently has 730 beds and is a general hospital, which includes accident and emergency, urology and renal dialysis units.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pitt, Dennis; Aubin, Jean-Michel (2012-10-01). "Joseph Lister: father of modern surgery". Canadian Journal of Surgery. 55 (5): E8–E9. doi:10.1503/cjs.007112. ISSN 0008-428X. PMC 3468637. PMID 22992425.
  2. ^ "Lister's 40th anniversary – call for memorabilia" (PDF). East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Lister Hospital". East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. Retrieved 21 January 2018.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°55′27″N 0°12′46″W / 51.92417°N 0.21278°W / 51.92417; -0.21278