George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust (‘GEH’) is an integrated acute, community and primary care service provider comprising George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, The Trust’s main hub is the George Eliot Hospital, a small district general hospital spread across a 32-acre site based on the outskirts of Nuneaton.
GEH serves a population of about 290,000 from Nuneaton & Bedworth, North Warwickshire, South West Leicestershire and Northern Coventry. It serves a catchment population between the major hospitals in Coventry, Leicester and East Birmingham.
GEH provides annual activity of 65,000 A&E attendances, 20,000 planned admissions, 19,000 emergency admissions, 160,000 outpatient attendances and 2,500 births. It was the first NHS Trust to win a primary care contract competitively to establish a new APMS practice from scratch. Following TCS, its 4 primary care practices will have total lists of 12,000 registered patients.
The George Eliot Hospital has 330 beds and provides services for general medicine, care of the elderly, general surgery, urology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology and orthopaedics. There is a 24-hour accident and emergency service. Ophthalmology, neurosurgery, rheumatology and ENT services are provided on an outpatient basis at the George Eliot, with inpatient services being available in Coventry (10 miles away). We also have visiting paediatric surgeons from University Hospitals of Leicester who provide services to the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust.