Oldchurch Hospital

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Oldchurch Hospital
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Oldchurch Hospital
Oldchurch Hospital is located in London Borough of Havering
Oldchurch Hospital
Shown in Havering
Geography
LocationRomford, London, England
Coordinates51°34′17″N 0°10′41″E / 51.5713°N 0.1781°E / 51.5713; 0.1781Coordinates: 51°34′17″N 0°10′41″E / 51.5713°N 0.1781°E / 51.5713; 0.1781
Organisation
Care systemNHS England
Hospital typeDistrict General
Services
Emergency departmentYes
History
Founded1893
Closed2006

Oldchurch Hospital was a hospital in London, United Kingdom, located in Romford, in the London Borough of Havering and part of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust.

History[edit]

The hospital has its origins in the infirmary built to support the Romford Union Workhouse in 1893.[1][2] It served as a military hospital during the First World War and became the Oldchurch County Hospital in 1929.[1] It joined the National Health Service in 1948 but closed in December 2006 with functions moved to the new, state of the art Queen's Hospital, located nearby[3] and to King George Hospital in Chadwell Heath.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Oldchurch Hospital". Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Heritage strategy for Romford". Havering London Borough Council. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  3. ^ "New Romford Hospital". RIBA. Retrieved 13 April 2018.

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