University Hospital Coventry is a large National Health Service (NHS) hospital situated in the Walsgrave on Sowe area of Coventry. It is part of the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which also includes the Hospital of St. Cross that is situated in Rugby, Warwickshire. It has a large, progressive accident & emergency department providing a trauma service to Coventry and Warwickshire, and is one of the largest of its kind outside of London.
The hospital was built under a PFI to replace both the Walsgrave Hospital and the Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital and was opened on 10 July 2006. The hospital is equipped with 1250 beds and 27 operating theatres. On 26 March 2012, the hospital was designated as one of four trauma centres in the West Midlands Region.
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