Montreal Children's Hospital
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|Montreal Children's Hospital
Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants
|McGill University Health Centre|
At Glen site
|Location||1001 Boulevard Décarie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Care system||RAMQ (Quebec medicare)|
|Affiliated university||McGill University Faculty of Medicine|
|Founded||1904, 2015 present site|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
Montreal Children's Hospital (French: Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants) is a children's hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1904, it is affiliated with the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
The hospital has 154 single patient rooms, 6 operating rooms and 6 intervention rooms.
The Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH) first opened on Guy Street on January 30, 1904. It was the first hospital in Montreal with the sole mandate of providing care for sick children. In 1909, the growing number of patients required a move to new premises on Cedar Avenue. In 1920, the hospital became a teaching hospital affiliated with McGill University.
The hospital and its services continue to thrive by achieving firsts, including the first speech clinic in a pediatric hospital in 1933, the first division of medical genetics in 1949 and the first department of psychiatry in 1950. The increasing number of services required another expansion. A relocation took place to 2300 Tupper Street in 1956 and was renamed the Montreal Children's Hospital.
In August 1997, the Montreal Children's Hospital merged with the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal General Hospital, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and the Montreal Chest Institute to form the McGill University Health Centre.
The Montreal children's hospital on 2300 Tupper Street officially closed at 11:00 on May 24, 2015 after 68 patients were successfully transferred to the new Glen Site at 1001 Décarie Boulevard. The new Glen Site Montreal Children's Hospital opened its emergency doors at 5 AM.
- Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine - Montreal's other pediatric hospital