Why is it called Evelina Hospital?
The Evelina Hospital was founded 1869 by the wealthy Austrian Baron, Ferdinand de Rothschild, in memory of his English wife, Evelina who had died in childbirth three years earlier.
Where was the original Evelina Hospital?
Southwark Bridge Road, London
The original Evelina Hospital for Sick Children opened in 1869 on Southwark Bridge Road, London. Funded by Austrian Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, it was built in memory of his wife, Evelina.
How old is Evelina Hospital?
The current hospital building, which sits alongside St Thomas’ Hospital, was opened in 2005, but the hospital is actually over 150 years old. Learn more about our history. Evelina London was originally founded in 1869 on Southwark Bridge Road by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild – in memory of his much loved wife, Evelina.
What does Evelina Hospital Specialise in?
Welcome to our Children’s Hospital – video transcript Evelina London is a specialist children’s hospital. We provide life-changing care for children, young people and their families.
What is London’s biggest hospital?
Set in the heart of London, St George’s is the city’s largest hospital and we are one of only a handful of hospitals to have recorded lower than expected mortality rates every year since records began, despite dealing with the most serious and complex cases.
How many beds Evelina children’s hospital?
140Evelina London Children’s Hospital / Number of beds
When was Great Ormond hospital built?
February 14, 1852Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children / Founded
How many beds Evelina Children’s hospital?
Who is Guy’s hospital named after?
St. Thomas Becket
Established in 1173, it was named after St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170 (he was slaughtered by the King’s knights in his own cathedral after a fall out with Henry II). The hospital was run by a mixed order of Augustinian monks and nuns.