When was James Paget Hospital opened?

When was James Paget Hospital opened?

July 1982
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust/Opened

Ensuring our patients are central to everything we do is our priority. Our vision is to be an innovative organisation delivering compassionate and safe patient care through a well led and motivated workforce. Named after the famed surgeon, The James Paget Hospital officially opened on 21 July 1982.

Where will the new James Paget Hospital be built?

North Devon District Hospital:Rebuild of North Devon District Hospital to provide new healthcare facilities to replace ageing estate and enable the delivery of new models of care. James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth:Rebuild of James Paget Hospital.

Who is Paget’s disease named after?

Sir James Paget, 1814 – 1899, was an outstanding medical man of the 19th century, known best for his reports and studies of the progressive bone disorder known as Paget’s Disease of the bone, or Osteitis Deformans.

Has Lowestoft got a hospital?

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides comprehensive acute care for the population of Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and the surrounding area, and for visitors to the area.

Is James Paget Hospital car park free?

You will be able to park free for 10 minutes to drop off or pick up patients or visitors from the Main Entrance. In both Car Parks A and B you will be able to park free for the first 30 minutes to drop off if you need more time. How does the parking system work? You will be issued with a chip coin on entry.

How did James Paget University Hospital get its name?

It is managed by the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The hospital, which replaced Great Yarmouth General Hospital and Gorleston-on-Sea Cottage Hospital, opened in July 1982. It was named after Sir James Paget an English surgeon and pathologist who was born in Great Yarmouth and is best remembered for naming Paget’s disease.

Who was Sir James Paget and what did he do?

Sir James Paget, 1st Baronet, (born Jan. 11, 1814, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Eng.—died Dec. 30, 1899, London), British surgeon and surgical pathologist. Working at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London (1834–71), Paget discovered (1834) in human muscle the parasitic worm that causes trichinosis.

When did Sir James Paget open Great Yarmouth General Hospital?

He was President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a Fellow of the Royal Society and Surgeon to Queen Victoria for 41 years. Sir James officially opened the old Great Yarmouth General Hospital in 1886. Selecting James Paget as the name for the new hospital took over five years and involved a great deal of heated debate.

What kind of disease did James Paget discover?

He swept the board of prizes in 1835, and again in 1836; in his first winter session, he discovered the pathogen for trichinosis, a parasitic disease caused by Trichinella spiralis, a minute roundworm that infests the muscles of the human body, and which is usually acquired by eating infected pork.

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