The Sankt Gertrauden Hospital is an emergency hospital in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. It is an organisation of the corporate group of the society of Katharinenschwestern mbH and pursues charitable purposes. The building was built in 1930 and today combines Christian roots with modern medicine and care.
The hospital has 384 beds. Every year, around 20,000 patients are admitted. The hospital contains the following specialist departments: general and visceral surgery, angiology, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology, vascular surgery, geriatrics, otolaryngology, internal medicine – gastroenterology, internal medicine – cardiology, neurosurgery, traumatology, and orthopaedics.
The hospital also has an anaesthesia and intensive care unit, therapy, radiology, laboratory medicine, and several outpatient clinics. There are also several certified centres: Breast Centre City, Colon Cancer Centre, EndoProthetic Centre, Age Trauma Centre, and Vascular Centre. The hospital also performs obesity surgery.
There is a medical care centre on campus. Sankt Gertrauden Hospital is the Academic Teaching Hospital of the Charité – University Medicine and trains nursing and health care personnel.
The approximately 1,000 full-time and part-time employees of the Sankt Gertrauden Hospital come from 32 nations and work in more than 60 different professional functions, both full-time and part-time.
In order to treat patients in the best possible way, all areas of the hospital are involved in the implementation and further development of quality management.Of course, all people, irrespective of belief, gender, age, or origin, are treated.
On 4 November 1930, the Katharinenschwestern, a Roman Catholic Women’s Order, opened the hospital in Berlin-Wilmersdorf in a generous facility measuring 30,000 square meters. The park is largely open patients and has a café/restaurant. On request, pastoral care can be sought. There is also a lending library for patients.
The following further hospitals and retirement homes – including companies for service, hospice, nursing school, or medical care centre – belong to the society of Katharinenschwestern mbH:
- Hospital Maria-Hilf GmbH, Daun/Eifel http://www.krankenhaus-maria-hilf.de/
- Katharinen Hospital GmbH, Frankfurt/Main http://www.sankt-katharinen-ffm.de/
- Sankt Josef-Hospital GmbH, Xanten http://www.sankt-josef-hospital.de/
- Regina-Protmann foundation, Kelberg/Eifel http://www.regina-protmann-stift.de/
- Regina-Protmann Retirement Home, Daun/Eifel http://www.seniorenhaus-regina-protmann.de/
- Elisabeth Retirement Home, Prüm http://seniorenhaus-sankt-elisabeth.de/
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