Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Central University Hospital of Asturias is a public hospital in general, being the reference SESPA Hospital. It also is the national reference unit for occupational respiratory diseases through its affiliated center National Institute of Silicosis. Founded in 1989, from the fusion of different hospitals in Oviedo, under the name of the Central Hospital of Asturias, taking its present name from the 1990 agreement with the University of Oviedo. Currently located at the west end of Oviedo. It consists of 17 buildings offering 1263 beds and 25 operating rooms among other facilities.