Organizational Structure of the Hospital providing health care

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With effect from 01 December 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic approved the organizational structure of the hospital, which is detailed in Annex no. 1 of this report. As for the medical structures, the following organizational units operated in FDR UGH as of 31 December 2020 providing health care:

  1. 17 clinical departments and 6 inpatient departments providing institutional care,
  2. central operating and interventional theatres,
  3. nursing home,
  4. emergency department (emergency service for adults, type 2 emergency department)
  5. 8 paraclinic departments including Central Laboratory Complex (Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Haematology and Clinical microbiology),
  6. 81 specialized outpatient clinics,
  7. 11 day care units,
  8. a hospital pharmacy and a public pharmacy called “Naša lekáreň (Our Pharmacy)”,
  9. transplant centre.

During 2020, the FDR UGH organizational structure was updated and expanded by the following organizational units:

  1. Mobile sampling point

Following the development of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, a mobile sampling point has been set up in order to sample biological material and to subsequently diagnose the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 by means of antigen tests.

  1. Vaccination centre

Following the development of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, a vaccination centre has been set up in order to provide vaccination for selected groups of patients against the infections respiratory disease COVID-19.

  1. SMU Department of Transplant Surgery

In 2020, SMU Department of Transplant Surgery has been established, providing surgical care for patients in three elementary fields: transplant surgery, vascular surgery, hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. The department has been established by merging the Department of Vascular Surgery and the Department of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. It is a specialised surgical centre with nationwide activities in the field of liver transplantation. SMU Department of Transplant Surgery is a part of the FDR UGH Transplant Centre. It has two operating theatres located at the Department of Central Operating Theatres. The department participates in undergraduate and postgraduate education of doctors, nurses and other health professionals in the field of transplantology, vascular surgery and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. The founder of the specialised clinic is the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Slovak Medical University in Bratislava.