The Royal Hope Hospital was a hospital situated in the middle of London. As a medical student, Martha Jones was working there when she first met the Tenth Doctor. It was capable of holding at least a thousand patients.
In 2008, the Tenth Doctor, masquerading as a patient, checked himself in Royal Hope to investigate a fugitive Plasmavore. The Judoon then "stole" the hospital and transported it to the Moon using a H20 scoop. The Doctor and Martha teamed up for the first time to save the patients and medical staff before the Judoon had returned the hospital back to Earth.
In a parallel world in which the Tenth Doctor died, Sarah Jane Smith, Luke Smith, Maria Jackson and Clyde Langer conducted the investigation in place of the Doctor. With the hospital taken to the Moon, everyone in the building died of oxygen starvation, save a medical student named Oliver Morgenstern. Martha had given up her own life to save him. (TV: Turn Left)
Behind the scenes
- In the first episode of Law & Order: UK, starring Freema Agyeman, who played Martha Jones in Doctor Who and Torchwood, and adapted by Doctor Who and Torchwood writer Chris Chibnall, the case starts at a Royal Hope Hospital at Kings Cross.