New Public Hospital Scheduled to be Completed by Next Year
By the end of the next year a new public hospital will be operational and will have 800 beds available and can handle around 4,000 outpatients daily. The hospital is located in Xueyuan Road in University Town, Shenzhen University Affiliated Xuefe Hospital with the investment coming from the Shenzhen Municipal Government and is set to be managed by the Shenzhen University.
The new hospital will have an area of 135,000 square meter and is said to be the largest public hospital in Nanshan district. Furthermore in providing medical service to the public, the hospital will serve as a teaching and research institute for medical professors and students studying at the Shenzhen University. The public hospital will also serve as another option for expatriate patients living in Shenzhen since most of the medical practitioners working at the hospital will be professors or practioners that have a master’s or doctorate degree and are proficient in English. The hospital is also planning for a joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and will establish cooperation with several international insurance companies. The hospital will focus on treating respiratory and endocrinology illness.
Hospital construction has started last year and as of the moment the outpatient building and emergency rooms have already been roofed. The hospital is set to open for operation by the end of next year of on the second quarter of 2016. The hospital will be employing around 1,800 medical workers once the hospital is fully operational. given with the shortage of medical workers and practitioners in the city, the hospital will be recruiting medical workers from abroad.