Welcome to Leeds General Infirmary
Right in the heart of the city, Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) has been saving lives for nearly 250 years. It is also a specialist regional centre for a number of complex conditions, as well as providing many general acute hospital services such as an A&E department, intensive care, state of the art operating theatres and a high-tech high dependency unit.
It brings together many of the country's leading experts in caring for patients with serious brain injuries, heart and lung problems and major trauma, A helicopter deck on the Jubilee Building has seen thousands of flights by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance bringing sick patients from all across the Yorkshire region and beyond to be treated by experts at LGI.
What we do
As one of the country's leading teaching hospitals, Leeds General Infirmary has an international reputation for its expertise in a range of specialist services for which the hospital is a regional centre.
Central to the site is the Jubilee Building, which contains many services dedicated to helping critically-ill patients including those with major trauma, brain injury and heart attack.
The hospital has a large and busy Accident and Emergency department for adults, and next to it is a separate dedicated facility catering for children up of the age of 16, adjacent to the facilities of Leeds Children's Hospital to ensure seamless care for youngsters.
The hospital also has one of the best-known maternity units in the country thanks to its recent exposure on the Channel 4 series One Born Every Minute.
News and events
Refurbished roof garden now open
A roof garden which provides a welcome respite for heart patients being treated at Leeds General Infirmary has been officially reopened.
The facility, on a high terrace of the Jubilee Wing, was funded by the hospital’s own dedicated cardiac charity, Take Heart, and has given pleasure to countless heart patients, visitors and hospital staff since it opened more than 10 years ago.
Take Heart has now given the garden a facelift with new safer non-slip flooring. In addition, Leeds Teaching Hospitals has funded high glass barriers along the garden’s edge.
Facilities on site
- Food Court - located on C Floor of Clarendon Wing offering hot meals, sandwiches and a variety of drinks.
- Deli-Marche - located in Clarendon Wing offering tasty food and drinks.
- Costa Coffee - located in Jubilee Wing offering hot and cold drinks and snacks.
- Amigo Shop - located in Jubilee Wing and Brotherton Wing, providing newspapers, magazines, snacks and drinks, along with a number of essentials for any hospital visit or stay.