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Yorkhill Hospital Glasgow – The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Yorkhill – Glasgow

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children more commonly known as Yorkhill provides care for newborn babies right up to children around 13 years of age and includes a specialist Accident and Emergency facility. Yorkhill hospital is renowned for specialising in Paediatric healthcare.

The hospital originally opened on 20th December 1882 as the Hospital for Sick Children at Garnethill, Glasgow. The hospital was given Royal patronage in 1889 when it became known as The Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Due to lack of space by the 1900′s a new location was chosen for the replacement hospital building at Yorkhill and the new building was opened in July 1914. This building was demolished in 1966 when the hospital was temporarily relocated and the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children building was reopened at Yorkhill by Queen Elizabeth II in 1972.

While these works were being carried out, the Queen Mother’s Maternity Hospital opened on a site adjacent to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in 1966.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Yorkhill and the Queen Mother’s Maternity Hospital are established as a national centre of integrated Obstetrics and Paediatric healthcare.

Yorkhill hospital is within a short walk of the Argyll Hotel and the hotel accommodates many of the families attending The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Yorkhill.

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