Today, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the inauguration ceremony of the Toledo University Hospital, built in the Santa María de Benquerencia, a neighbourhood of Toledo.
The new Hospital will be a centre in which new technologies and new medical specialities will be integrated and will be prepared both to adapt to the continuous and innovative changes that occur in clinical practice and for future extensions. It stands on a plot of 1,000 meters in length and has a constructed area of 247,000 square meters.
The hospital has seven buildings that are distributed around a central street, which will function as a public space that will connect all hospital services. The new hospital centre will have a wide portfolio of services and new specialities will be incorporated. Thus, it will offer 18 medical specialities, 12 surgical, 12 special units, specific areas of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The Toledo Hospital Complex will be able to house more than a thousand hospital beds, more than 350 consultation rooms, almost a hundred examination cabinets, 120-day hospital posts, 42 emergency observation posts or 65 treatment stations and boxes exploration. The Hospital is a centre to respond to the healthcare needs of patients in the Toledo healthcare area and a healthcare benchmark in Castilla-La Mancha.
During the visit, The royal couple was welcomed by the managing director of the Castilla-La Mancha Health Service (SESCAM), the Board of Directors of the University Hospital of Toledo and the hospital staff.
Felipe and Letizia toured the hospital and saw the various facilities the hospital will be offering.
They talked to the staff, health authorities about the new hospital, current situation and the future of the health sector.
Before leaving, Felipe unveiled a plaque marking the royal visit.
A video of the visit.
For the visit, Queen Letizia wore her blue tweed Felipe Varela skirt suit that she first wore in 2017 at the National Day.
The grey-blue fitted jacket with a belted waist is paired with a matching pleated skirt that features a hand-embroidered cheviot. Letizia wore the suit at the council meeting in November 2017, To welcome Portugal President at the palace in April 2018, Princess Girona Foundation event in October 2018, During a visit to Granada in December 2018,
Letizia paired the outfit with her Magrit Liza Pumps.
She was carrying Carolina Herrera Baret Clutch.
Her gold bamboo hoops and
Karen Hallam signature ring finished the look.