Newcastle General Hospital
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Newcastle General Hospital shown within Tyne and Wear
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Newcastle General Hospital (NGH) was for many years the main hospital for the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and is managed by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The Accident and Emergency Department and Intensive Care closed on 16 November 2010. A walk-in centre for minor ailments and injuries remained on the site.
In 1921 the administration of the Hospital was separated from the Workhouse and the name was changed to the Wingrove Hospital. In 1948 the name was changed to the Newcastle General Hospital when it became part of the National Health Service.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reorganised the way it provided acute and tertiary health care in the city  and most of the acute services at the Hospital were moved to the Royal Victoria Infirmary and the Freeman Hospital in 2008-10. The remaining land is being made available for commercial development, the building of a science park (as part of the Newcastle Science City initiative) and the further development of Newcastle University’s "Campus for Ageing and Vitality".
- BBC Look North
- www.workhouses.org.uk - The Workhouse Web Site
- "The History of Newcastle General Hospital" by George Hurrell, published by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital Management Committee, 1967
- "Do the patients know they are in the workhouse", Margaret Young, North Magazine, February 1973 pp 26-27
- Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- The Campus for Ageing and Vitality
- Newcastle University: at the heart of a Science City - - Newcastle University
- Transforming Tomorrow | Newcastle Science City
- Campus for Ageing and Vitality - Institute for Ageing and Health - Newcastle University