Royal Park Hospital
Coordinates: 37°46′54″S 144°56′52″E / 37.78170°S 144.947690°E / -37.78170; 144.947690
|Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital|
|Location||Royal Park, Parkville, Victoria, Australia|
|Emergency department||Not applicable|
|Lists||Hospitals in Australia|
|Other links||List of Australian psychiatric institutions|
Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital, commonly known as Royal Park is a former Receiving House and Psychiatric Hospital located in Parkville. Operating for over 90 years, Royal Park Hospital was the first psychiatric hospital established in Victoria after the Lunacy Act of 1903, and was intended for patients with curable disorders. Built on the north-western edge of the 181 hectare parklands known as Royal Park, Royal Park Hospital along with Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital and Mount Royal formed the Parkville Hospital Precinct. Following the hospital's closure in the 1990s, several of the hospital's original buildings have been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register for their historic and architectural values.
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