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Details: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

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Name

 

Present name

Leicester Royal Infirmary 

Previous name(s)

Leicester Infirmary (1771 - c.1910)
Leicester Infirmary and Children's Hospital (1911 - 1913)
Leicester Royal Infirmary and Children's Hospital (1914 - c.1948)  

Address

Infirmary Square Leicester LE1 5WW 

Foundation Year

1771 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Sheffield 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Leicester Area No. 1 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Trent 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Trent 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

South Derbyshire 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Leicestershire 

Current Trust

Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust 

Trust From

1993 

County (before 1974)

Leicestershire 

County (1974-1996)

Leicestershire 

County (after 1996)

Leicestershire 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General, Isolation, Mental, Children, ISOL: 1803 - ? Smallpox and fever. MNT: 1780 - 1837 Asylums. C: 1889 - ?. OTHER: 1940 - ? Regional Radium Centre.

Post 1948

Acute, Maternity

Other information

Asylum - After 1837 patients transferred to new county Lunatic Asylum. Fever - opened to fever patients c1803, Fever house opened in 1820 with distinct body of subscribers but responsible to infi rmary governors. Children - opened in 1889, attached to Infirmary as above. Convalescent Homes - maintained by Saturday Hospital Society - c1934: 1919 Desford Hall for men, Swithland Hall for women, Woodhouse Eaves Children's Home; 1934 Zachery Merton Home for men. Associated Hospitals: LRI Maternity Hospital (Bond Street), Leicester Maternity Home, Weskotes Grange, Leicester

Records can be found at:

notes

  Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1760 - 1974

   General

1766 - 1931

   Finance

1815 - 1819

   Admission & Discharge

1919 - 1974

   Ephemera

1768 - 1918

   Pictorial

1796 - 1970

   Private Papers

1830 - 1840

   Other

1760 - 1962

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