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Royal Victoria Hospital, 1893

The Royal Victoria Hospital at 687 Pine Avenue West in Montreal, Quebec, Canada was established in 1893, through the financial contributions of two Scottish immigrants, Donald Smith and George Stephen. Over the years, the philanthropy of many prominent members of Montreal's English speaking community helped make the hospital a major centre of healthcare and learning. This article needs cleanup. ... Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ... Events January 1 - Japan accepts the Gregorian calendar January 2 - Introduction by Webb C. Ball of the General Railroad Timepiece Standards in North America: Railroad chronometers January 13 - The UK has its first meeting. ... Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom. ... Donald Alexander Smith (August 6, 1820-January 21, 1914) was a Scotch-Québécois fur trader, financier, railroad baron and politician in Canada. ... George Stephen George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen ( June 5, 1829 – November 29, 1921) was a Scots-Quebecer banker and railway executive in Canada. ... Anglo-Quebecers are anglophone (English-speaking) residents of Quebec, in Canada. ...

In 1920, the hospital became a medical research institute through the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University. In 1929, Dr. Wilder Penfield established the hospital's Neurological Institute. Today, the Royal Victoria Hospital is part of the McGill University Health Centre. McGill University is a research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Wilder Graves Penfield (January 25/26, 1891 - April 5, 1976) was a American-born Canadian neurosurgeon. ... The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is a network of five teaching hospitals in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, all of which are affiliated with McGill University. ...

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The Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh, is a 247-bed hospital specialising in medicine of the elderly services.
It is the main assessment and rehabilitation hospital for older adults in the north of Edinburgh, comprising a 200-bed Medical Assessment/Rehabilitation Unit and a 47-bed Psychiatry of Old Age Unit.
The Royal Victoria Hospital is in the north-west of Edinburgh, near the Western General Hospital.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast (277 words)
The Royal Victoria Hospital (commonly known as "The Royal" or the "RVH") is a hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The hospital, which provides over a fifth of the acute beds in Northern Ireland and treats half a million patients a year, is currently undergoing a £74m refurbishment.
During the Northern Ireland Troubles, the RVH was the best hospital in the world for the treatment of gunshot wounds.
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