Hotels near Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Located in Birmingham in the area of Edgbaston, our Premier Inn hotels near Queen Elizabeth Hospital put guests close to one of the United Kingdom’s leading medical facilities. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital specialises in a number of treatments so hotels in the area help patients from all over the UK access some of the very best facilities and treatments on offer. The facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham also include a medical school, meaning hotels in the area can help prospective students tour the building and area. View all hotels in Birmingham.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

A Queen Elizabeth Hospital has existed in the Birmingham area for many years, but a brand new incarnation of the hospital debuted in Edgbaston in 2010. This new facility replaced both the old Queen Elizabeth hospital and nearby Selly Oak Hospital.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital cost in excess of £500 million, and the facilities reflect this figure. The complex has more than 1,200 beds for patients, with no room containing more than four. In addition, Queen Elizabeth Hospital has 30 operating theatres, six MRI scanners and five CT scanners.

The hospital also has facilities for medical students, with partnerships in places between the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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What is the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a world-class hospital, Birmingham’s first new acute hospital for 70 years, that opened to patients in June 2010. It was a £545 million investment in the health services for Birmingham and the Midlands and offers extra patient benefits such as, more single rooms for improved privacy, new technology and equipment and integrated services for timely care. 

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What does the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham specialise in?

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital provides a range of patient services but specialises in liver, heart and lung transplantation and cancer studies. It is also the home of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine for military personnel and has the largest single-floor critical care unit in the world.

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How many beds does the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham have?

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has 1,215 beds available to patients, making it one of the largest single-site hospitals in the UK.

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How many theatres are in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

A theatre commonly refers to an operating theatre, a common facility in a hospital where surgical operations are carried out. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has 30 of these theatres on site.

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Who owns the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is owned by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England.

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How much did the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham cost?

Designed by BDP Architects and built by Balfour Beatty from June 2006 to June 2010, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital cost £545 million in total.

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How do I get to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

By car
There is plenty of parking available at the hospital and a free shuttle bus service that carries patients, visitors and staff from car parks to all areas of the hospital.

The postcode for the hospital is B15 2GW, entering this in your sat nav or mapping app will direct you using the best route from wherever you are travelling. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is well signposted from the city centre.

By train
The main train station in Birmingham is New Street station which is around three miles away from the hospital. It’s easy enough to get a taxi between the two but you can also change on to the Cross City line and get a train from New Street to University station, less than 10 minutes’ walk from the hospital. There are trains between the two approximately every 10 minutes and a minibus service from University station which carries patients, visitors and staff straight to the hospital. The minibus service runs every 20 minutes between 7am and 7pm Monday – Friday.

By bus
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is well served by both national and local bus routes. For up to date timetables and prices it’s best to visit either the National Express or Birmingham City Council websites. The main routes to look for that will serve either the main hospital entrance or stops close to the hospital are 1A, 48, 76, 244, X20, X21, X22.

By bike
With plenty of cycle-friendly roads and dedicated cycle paths around the hospital, it’s easy to get there by bike. There is cycle storage at the main entrance to the hospital as well as at several other locations and car parks close by.

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Is there parking at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

The hospital has 1,137 visitor car parking spaces and 2,675 available for staff. Visitor spaces are spread out across two car parks, labelled A and D and there is ample disabled parking for blue badge holders.

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How much is parking at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?

Disabled parking is free in designated disabled areas and there is also free parking available to patients who have to make regular visits to the hospital, such as those with cancer and other long-term illnesses. All other parking is charged at either a weekly or hourly rate. At the time of writing the parking charges are:

· Up to 1 hour: £3.10

· Up to 3 hours: £4.70

· Up to 4 hours: £5.50

· Up to 5 hours: £6.30

· Up to 6 hours: £7.00

· Up to 8 hours: £7.80

· Over 8 hours: £15.70

· Weekly ticket: £21.90 

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Does the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham have WiFi?

Free WiFi is available throughout all areas of the hospital. Simply use your device to search for and connect to ‘NHS Wi-Fi’.

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