Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Hospital description

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) is situated on a self-contained 125 acre site at Foresterhill to the north west of Aberdeen city centre. With over 900 beds it is the principle adult acute teaching hospital in the Grampian region and provides a complete range of medical and clinical specialities, including the on-site Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and the Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. It is also the centre of pioneering medical research in a number of fields. The hospital is closely associated with the University of Aberdeen which has facilitated its pioneering research reputation and the only major specialist care services that are not provided are heart and liver transplants.

The hospital also hosts a Hyperbaric Medicine Unit for the treatment of Decompression Illness and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for carbon monoxide poisoning, osteoradionecrosis and other wounds and infections. The chamber is classed as category 1 and is capable of providing intensive care support in a hyperbaric environment; it is the only chamber of its kind in Scotland. For more information on the Hyperbaric Medicine available at ARI please click here.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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