Manchester United Kingdom Hospitals and doctors
The city of Manchester has numerous state-owned and private hospitals and specialized research institutions. Many patients come from around the world to benefit from the excellent standard of medical and surgical treatment.
Major city hospitals provide special services for patients coming from abroad, which may include interpreting, catering for special diets, referral to appropriate specialists, customer service departments assisting for any special needs. Some of the pre-agreed or special programs may include certain accommodation assistance.
In case of emergency the visitors should call 999 or 112, general European emergency number. 0161 796 7222 is the number of Greater Manchester Ambulance service. All major hospitals have 24-hour emergency and accident departments. For citizens with EU insurance medical services are free, for those who do not have European insurance, the cost of non-emergency treatment and possible transfer home may be charged. The visitors can also refer to numerous general practitioners in non-urgent cases.
For medical help it is possible to refer to:
North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road, 0161 795 4567
Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, Lancashire, 0161 624 0420
Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, Lancashire, 0161 764 6081
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Pendlebury, Manchester, 0161 794 4696.
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, 0161 276 1234