Stepping Hill Hospital

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Stepping Hill Hospital
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Stepping Hill Hospital - geograph.org.uk - 1759670.jpg
Hospital viewed from the railway bridge on Bramhall Moor Road
Geography
LocationStockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care systemPublic NHS
Hospital typeDistrict General Hospital
Services
Emergency departmentLevel 1 Trauma Center
Beds778
History
Founded1905 - opens with 340 patient beds
Links
Websitehttp://www.stockport.nhs.uk
ListsHospitals in England
 
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Stepping Hill Hospital
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Stepping Hill Hospital - geograph.org.uk - 1759670.jpg
Hospital viewed from the railway bridge on Bramhall Moor Road
Geography
LocationStockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care systemPublic NHS
Hospital typeDistrict General Hospital
Services
Emergency departmentLevel 1 Trauma Center
Beds778
History
Founded1905 - opens with 340 patient beds
Links
Websitehttp://www.stockport.nhs.uk
ListsHospitals in England

Stepping Hill Hospital in a hospital in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Stepping Hill Hospital is Stockport NHS Foundation Trust's main hospital, which looks after a population of approximately 350,000 people.

Stepping Hill Hospital is located on the A6, south of Stockport town centre. The Trust also provides services from the Meadows (continuity/complex health care needs and palliative care), the Devonshire Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Swanbourne Gardens specialist unit for children with learning disability (all located in Stockport) and the Corbar Maternity Unit based 18 miles away in Buxton.

Urology, maternity, orthopaedic and stroke services at Stepping Hill Hospital are highly rated nationally. The Trust runs one of the largest orthopaedic services in the country and a specialist stroke centre serving the south of Greater Manchester. Overall responsibility for delivering services rests with the Board of Directors who are accountable for operational performance as well as the definition and implementation of strategy and policy. As a Foundation Trust there is also a Board of Governors who are the voice of the local community, the majority of whom are elected from public membership.

Milestones[edit]

The hospital in 1908, a few years after opening.

Notable births[edit]

England under-21 footballer Tom Ince was born at Stepping Hill.[1]

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Coordinates: 53°23′02″N 2°07′55″W / 53.383901°N 2.131836°W / 53.383901; -2.131836