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Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Main Switchboard: 306-655-1000
Royal University Hospital is located
on the University of Saskatchewan campus located off College Drive near the
top of the University Bridge in Saskatoon.
Royal University Hospital opened on Saturday, May 14, 1955 during
a public ceremony officiated by then Premier Tommy Douglas. The
seven-wing, seven-story hospital took eight years to build.
The opening of RUH fulfilled a huge need in the province:
- a first-class hospital facility with diagnostic equipment
and laboratories was now linked with the University of Saskatchewan
College of Medicine
to deliver a comprehensive health program
- a partnership between training and healthcare was in
place to create the most important medical centre in the province,
which would raise the standard of medical treatment throughout
Within Saskatoon Health Region, RUH
serves as a leader in providing acute-care services for the province.
The hospital serves as the main trauma center for the entire province,
houses many maternal and child services, neurosurgery and cardiovascular