At the ceremony (Photo: thanhnien.vn)

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the glorious title to People’s Hospital 115 in order to recognize the hospital’s contributions to people’s healthcare over the past 30 years.

Dr. Phan Van Bau, Director of People’s Hospital 115, said that over the past 30 years, the hospital has madegreat strides, becoming a first class general hospital with modern, advanced equipment and facilities.

The hospital was established in 1989 with only 200 beds and 200 medical workers. It now has 1,600 beds and 2,500 medical workers. The hospital provides emergency services for about 350 patients and examination and treatment for more than 6,000 inpatients and outpatients per day.

The hospital currently has 45 faculties and units in addition to five major specialised centres in areas such as neurology, kidney urology, cardiology, anesthesia - resuscitation – emergency, and oncology.

In 2019, the hospital set two records for being the first unit in Asia to deploy a Modus V Synaptive robot system, performing surgery on a 67-year-old patient with a brain tumour as well as being the first to meet the “Gold Treatment Quality Standards” of the European Stroke Association.

People’s Hospital 115 also has the second largest artificial kidney centre in the country and is one of the two largest kidney transplant hospitals in the south.

The director of the hospital said that the achievements were thanks to the efforts and hard workof generations of leaders and workers at the hospital.

On this occasion, Dr. Phan Van Bau was granted the “People's Doctor” title while four other doctors were presented with the title “Meritorious Doctor”./.

BTA