The story of our hospital
Sisters Order was founded
Our hospital was founded by a religious order, The Sisters of the Order of St Joseph of Peace, in Nottingham.
The original site opens in Cleethorpes
The sisters provided an early healthcare provision to the people of Grimsby and Cleethorpes and opened St Hugh’s Hospital on Princes Road, Cleethorpes.
The National Health Service was founded in post war Britain to provide a revolutionary national healthcare system.
17 Beds added to St Hugh’s
17 beds were added to the 30 existing beds within St Hugh’s as it expanded to cater for growing demand.
NHS Hospital opens in Grimsby
The NHS opened Scartho Road Hospital (now called Diana Princess of Wales Hospital). It would later expand further in 1983 before merging with Scunthorpe and Goole Hospitals in 2001.
HMT was founded
The Healthcare Management Trust was Registered with The Charity Commission and transferred ownership of St Hugh’s to ensure it progressed with modern medicine and a changing healthcare environment.
St Hugh’s current site opens
St Hugh’s opened its current site on Peaks Lane, Grimsby, a modern 32 bed hospital with easy access and luxurious facilities.
Upgrade to State of the Art Theatres
Two state of the art Lamina Flow theatres were installed to ensure patients have access to the latest technology
The hospital began a full refurbishment including patient rooms and waiting areas. HMT are committed to continuous improvement to ensure patient comfort and safety.