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Our Hospitals at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Albert Edward InfirmaryWrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is an Acute Trust operating three hospitals and three state of the art outpatient facilities.
The Thomas Linacre Outpatients Centre in Wigan town centre and the Hanover Diagnostic and Treatment Centre at Leigh Infirmary provide the majority of outpatient services for the Trust.

In addition, the Trust’s ophthalmology and orthoptic services are provided by a dedicated Eye Unit located at Boston House, Wigan Health Centre.
We also provide additional outpatient services at Leigh Infirmary.

Our Hospital and Outpatient sites are:

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (Wigan Infirmary)
The main acute hospital which also provides Obstetric and Gynaecological services

Leigh Infirmary
Providing rehabilitation services, an outpatient service and it is also located next to the Leigh Walk In Centre.

Wrightington Hospital
Which is a world wide renowned centre of orthopaedic excellence and specialises in hip replacement surgery, upper and lower limb surgery and hip revision surgery.

Thomas Linacre Centre
That provides the majority of out patient services for the Trust.

Hanover Diagnostic and Treatment Centre
Completely refurbished facilities providing Urology, Women’s Healthcare and Endoscopy outpatient services.

WWL Eye Unit, Boston House, Wigan Health Centre
Eye services including Age related Macular Degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy screening, urgent referrals and general ophthalmology such as glaucoma monitoring clinics, children’s vision testing/screening, children’s optometry and the low vision service.

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust currently employ approximately 4500 staff and annually invest over £220 million in healthcare for the patients we serve.  Across the Trust we have over 750 inpatient beds.  Each year over 70,000 people attend the Accident and Emergency department at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary and over 40,000 people attend the Walk-In Centre at Leigh Infirmary.  Approximately 300,000 people attend the Trust as outpatients.