The Central Regional Hospital now Cape Coast Teaching Hospital is currently a 400 bed capacity referral Hospital situated at the Northern part of Cape Coast. It is bounded on the north by Abura Township, on the south by Pedu Estate / 4th Ridge, Nkanfua on the East and Abura / Pedu Estate on the West.

The Hospital, which was the first of a series of ultra-modern Regional Hospitals established by the Ministry of Health, started full operations on 12th August, 1998 and was adjudged the best Regional Hospital in the year 2003.

The Hospital has been transformed into Cape Coast Teaching Hospital with the inception of School of Medical Sciences in the University of Cape Coast. The first batch of the Medical Students graduated from the Teaching Hospital in June, 2013.