Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
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Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is a children's hospital in Oxford Road, Manchester, England. The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is managed by the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.


A new hospital was required to replace services previously provided by the Pendlebury Children's Hospital at Pendlebury in the City of Salford, Booth Hall Children's Hospital at Blackley in north-Manchester, and neonatal care from Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester. It was procured under a Private Finance Initiative contract in 2004.[1] The new hospital, which was designed by Anshen & Allen and built by Bovis Lend Lease[2] at a cost of approximately £500 million,[3] was completed in April 2009[4] and opened in June 2009.[5]


The hospital has 371 beds and with 185,000 annual patient visits making it the largest and busiest children's hospital in the United Kingdom.[6][7]

See also


  1. ^ "City's £500m hospital 'halfway'". BBC News. 30 April 2008. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Building Management". Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Central Manchester Hospitals". Anshen & Allen. Archived from the original on 15 February 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "New children's hospital completed". BBC News. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 2011.
  5. ^ "New children's hospital: a guide". BBC. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Manchester City can prove they are the 'new Arsenal' when they meet at the Etihad Stadium". The Telegraph. 17 December 2011. Retrieved 2011. RMCH is the largest children's hospital in the UK and treats 185,000 children each year.
  7. ^ "New Manchester children's hospital is largest in UK". Nursing Times. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 2018.

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