Hôpital de Niort

  • AUMONERIE-ST-JACQUES--Plan-Historique-de-Niort--XIe-XVIIIe-s

This site has always had a hospitable vocation since the Middle Ages:
- The secular chaplaincy of Saint James from 1204 to 1681 for the reception of pilgrims, the poor and the sick outside the city walls.
- The General Hospital from 1665 to combat begging by locking up beggars.
- The Georges Renon hospital (*) built from 1924 to 44 and the second hospital in France at the time because of its modern dimensions and equipment.
(*) Chirugien, professor and renovator of the hospital of Niort from 1905 to 42.

The new hospital, opened in 1983, is today the first employer of Deux-Sèvres.

You are currently in the courtyard of the cloister of the former convent of the Daughters of Wisdom, managers of the establishment from 1729 to 1977!

Hôpital de Niort Rue Jean Jaurès - 79000 NIORT

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