Blackpool Victoria Hospital is a large acute hospital that treats more than 100,000 day-case and inpatients and more than 400,000 outpatients from across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre every year. Its Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the country with more than 75,000 attendances every year. The hospital has 767 beds and employs more than 7,000 members of staff. It provides a wide range of services from maternity to care of the older person, and from cancer services to heart surgery.
Blackpool Victoria Hospital is one of four hospitals in the North West that provides specialist cardiac services in the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and serves heart patients from Lancashire and South Cumbria.