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Crumpsall Hospital, Delaunays Hospital and Springfield Hospital merged to form North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) in 1977. Our hospital has a proud heritage dating back to 1853 - and an exciting future.


Springfield Hospital had its origins in the new Manchester Union Workhouse, designed by Mills and Murgatroyd.. The workhouse developed into a hospital for the mentally ill known as the Crumpsall Institution.


Delaunays Hospital was designed by Thomas Worthington as a workhouse and hospital for the Prestwich Board of Guardians. The Prestwich Workhouse and Hospital was absorbed into the Manchester Union Workhouse in 1915.


Crumpsall Hospital was built as an infirmary for the Manchester Union Workhouse.


At the start of World War II, Crumpsall Hospital was a receiving station for 500 casualties from Belgium.


An X-ray department, ear, eye and dental departments and a chiropody room were added to Crumpsall Hospital.


A new dispensary and a separate block for operating theatres, X-ray, dental and recovery rooms were built at Crumpsall Hospital. The hospital had a bacteriological and pathological laboratory and was a registered training school for nurses both in general medical and surgical work and in midwifery.


The Crumpsall Institution was renamed Park House and became Springfield Hospital on joining the National Health Service in 1948.


Crumpsall Hospital joined the NHS and by 1951 a unit for premature babies and a new physiotherapy department had opened.


Manchester University recognised Crumpsall Hospital for its clinical teaching and some of the senior medical staff were appointed honorary lecturers.


Crumpsall Hospital, Delaunays Hospital and Springfield Hospital merged to form North Manchester General Hospital


The Victoria Memorial Jewish Hospital closed and the Jewish Victoria Wing was established at NMGH.


Women’s and children’s services were centralised at NMGH after the Northern Hospital for Women and Children closed.  A new women’s and children’s block opened in June 2010.


The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was formed to combine Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (which operated NMGH) with Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.


North Manchester General Hospital was acquired by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust on 1st April.  The acquisition completed the creation of a Single Hospital Service for the people of Manchester and Trafford.