Hospital Británico

District General Hospital | Argentina

Hospital description

The British Hospital in Buenos Aires is one of the most prominent health care institutions in Argentina, having established – in its 170 years of history- its status as a genuine leader, not just in health care, but also in academic matters. Founded in 1844, it is a non-profit, public welfare organization, devoted to improving people’s health and to providing medical and hospital services of the highest quality within strict ethical codes, and with a firm commitment to society.

The British Hospital gives medical care to a wide cross-section of the Argentine community, as well as maintaining its original founding mission of providing medical services to the English-speaking community of Buenos Aires and the wider region, and their descendants, in accordance with their traditions and principles.

The hospital is dedicated to the training of medical doctors and nurses, with a level of academic excellency, and to contributing with effort and perseverance to the advancement of medicine.

The Hospital Británico is highly reputed on account of the professional quality and care provided by its medical and nursing staff.

The Hospital’s main building covers a total of 30,000 square metres. The Hospital is equipped with a complete infrastructure and cutting-edge technology for the treatment of complex conditions and medical emergencies.

Infrastructure and Technology

  • Emergency Department on duty 24 hours a day.
  • Short-Stay Unit
  • Outpatient Clinic
  • Imaging Area
  • Surgical Area
  • Medical and Surgical In-Patient Area (adults and children)
  • Intensive Care Unit (adults and children) and Coronary Care Unit
  • Obstetrics and Neonatology
  • Haematology – Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Dialysis Unit
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy

As well as the specialisations listed on this page, elective rotations are available for:
Allergy and Immunology, Proctology, Medical Genetics, and Breast Pathology


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language Spanish with some English spoken
Funding Status NGO/Charity


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