St. Thomas' Hospital UK is a large NHS teaching hospital in Central London, England. It is one of the institutions that compose the King's Health Partners, an academic health science Center. Administratively part of the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, together with Guy's Hospital and King's College Hospital, it provides the location of the King's College London GKT School of Medical Education.
It is ranked amongst the best Ten (10) hospitals in the United Kingdom with 840 beds. The hospital has provided healthcare freely or under charitable auspices since the 12th century. It is one of London's most famous hospitals, associated with names such as Sir Astley Cooper, William Cheselden, Florence Nightingale, Linda Richards, Edmund Montgomery, Agnes Elizabeth Jones and Sir Harold Ridley. It is a prominent London landmark – largely due to its location on the opposite bank of the River Thames to the Houses of Parliament.
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