The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


About the Trust


Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest acute hospital Trusts in the UK. We are a regional and national centre for specialist treatment, world renowned for research and clinical trials and also the local hospital for Leeds.

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We have some of the world’s leading clinicians working in our hospitals and the most advanced and innovative medical technology. This means we can provide our patients with the best possible care.

We have an overall income of around £1billion so that we can provide local and specialist services for our immediate population of 770,000 and regional specialist care for up to 5.4 million people. We are also the national centre for some services, treating patients from across the country.

Our priority is to provide high quality, safe care for every patient every time ensuring they have a positive experience of our services. We employ almost 17,000 people and they work tirelessly to provide the very best in patient-centred care.

We are incredibly proud to be driving forward clinical firsts and leading edge research showing that Leeds Teaching Hospitals is truly at the forefront of specialist and integrated healthcare.

Our care and clinical expertise is spread over seven hospitals:

  • Leeds General Infirmary - The LGI is a specialist centre for a number of services, including the Major Trauma Centre and hand transplants. It also provides many general acute services like A&E, intensive care and high dependency units, maternity and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

  • St James’s University Hospital - St James’s is home to the world-renowned Leeds Cancer Centre, as well as highly specialised adult organ transplantation. It also provides a range of services including acute and elderly medicine, A&E, maternity services and a number of surgical specialties.

  • Seacroft Hospital - Seacroft is home to a wide range of outpatient services. There are also a number of regional services based here, including prosthetics and wheelchairs and the Leeds Reproductive Medicine Centre.

  • Wharfedale Hospital - This modern community facility provides a range of local services. This includes day case surgery, diagnostic services and a wide range of specialist outpatient clinics.

  • Chapel Allerton Hospital - Chapel Allerton provides both outpatient and inpatient services, as well as a nationally acclaimed centre for musculoskeletal research looking at enhancing outcomes for patients with these conditions.

  • Leeds Children’s Hospital - Based at the LGI and one of the largest facilities for sick children in the UK. We provide seamless care for our younger patients with dedicated A&E and specialist services for cancer, cardiac and organ transplantation.

  • Leeds Dental Institute - In partnership with the University of Leeds, the Dental Institute provides specialist treatment, advice and routine dental care to patients whilst supporting the training of future dental professionals.

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