Portland HospitalEdit profile
The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, usually referred to simply as the Portland Hospital, is a hospital in Great Portland Street, London. It belongs to the Hospital Corporation of America, the largest private operator of health care facilities in the world. The hospital has been the place of birth for several well known people in Britain, such as Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie as well as children of Jennifer Saunders, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Melanie C, Noel Gallagher, Katie Price, Gillian Anderson, Louise Burfitt-Dons, Claudia Schiffer, Boris Becker, Iona Robson and the grandchildren of Muhammad Zia ul Haq. It should also be noted that it is London's only private hospital dedicated entirely to the care of women and children, and their various health conditions. The hospital occupies 3 buildings on Great Portland Street: The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, The Consulting Suite and The Maternal and Fetal Wellbeing Centre. According to its website, since the establishing of the hospital in 1983, over 32,000 babies have been born in the hospital. The children's unit offers service and conduct children up to 16 years of age from diagnosis, through to surgery and aftercare.