The history of NPHS, its mission statement, and other useful info.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
Information about medical services, primary care doctors, specialists and other health care providers, available through NPHS.
Info on visiting hours, directions, transportation & parking, and important phone numbers.
Listing of all the health plans that each hospital accepts.
Health information, events, and activites for senior citizens.
NPHS en Espanol
Information for healthcare professionals including:  Physician referral, department overviews, and research & database links.
General health information, and tips to help stay healthy.
A new health or medical topic each week.

ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL Patient Handbook
Working towards a healthy community

Mission Statement

St. Joseph’s Hospital provides quality healthcare through prevention, education, treatment and relief of pain. We assist those with physical and behavioral disorders. We are sensitive to both the cultural and spiritual needs of our community.

St. Joseph’s Hospital

  • Serving our community for nearly 150 years.
  • A 146-bed community-based hospital, dating back to 1848 - the oldest Catholic hospital in Philadelphia.
  • Comprehensive services are provided in a community setting by eminently-qualified doctors, nurses, therapists, support personnel and administrative staff using state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic tools – one patient at a time.
  • Patients receive the finest medical care from a caring institution on a campus which is modern, newly renovated and totally safe and secure, 24-hours a day.