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Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW

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    About Leicester General Hospital

    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) is a large NHS teaching trust providing integrated patient care. We are a national and regional centre for specialist treatment, a renowned biomedical research facility and the local hospital for communities in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

    We have an established international reputation for research excellence in cardiovascular, respiratory, diabetes, renal and cancer medicine. Together with University of Leicester, Loughborough University and De Montfort University we provide world-class training for the future NHS workforce.

    Our three acute sites are Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital. We provide services in seven community hospitals as well as in people’s homes and virtually.

    More than 18,000 people from over 70 different nationalities work at UHL, making us the largest employer in the city and one of the largest in the region. We use our economic influence to improve the health and wellbeing of our community through purchasing local goods and services and being a good civic partner.

    We work with local partners in the health and social care, local authority, voluntary and charitable sectors to improve health outcomes, foster economic and social development and reduce the health inequalities that some groups experience.

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