St John’s Hospital is a modern teaching hospital that provides a comprehensive and expanding range of services for the people of Lothian and beyond.
The hospital, based at Howden in Livingston, has a 24-hour Accident and Emergency department and a range of specialist services including burns treatment and plastic surgery.
There is a full paediatric service at the hospital, including an acute receiving unit, special baby unit, paediatric ward and a comprehensive range of outpatient services.
St John’s is home to the Short Stay Elective Surgical Centre, which opened in January 2011, and treats around 3,000 patients a year from across Lothian for day surgery.
The hospital also hosts Lothian’s specialist head and neck unit and the Hooper Hand Unit, and has a reputation for excellence in maternity services, with around 3,000 babies born at the hospital every year. During 2014, the labour suite and special care baby unit were refurbished and upgraded.Taken from the Hospital website
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