Emergency department

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New extension project

The number of people coming to the adult emergency department has risen by 17% in the space of five years, especially critical emergencies and those requiring care within 20 minutes. The current premises have become cramped and prevent the provision of optimal care.

A renovation and extension project was adopted in 2016; it looks to


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Gardens tailored to every age

A new play and leisure area was opened at the Children’s hospital in June 2016.

Open to all children and teenagers, whatever their age or disability, the aim of this Garden is to promote health and physical exercise among young patients, while maintaining the link between siblings.


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The Maternity hospital extension has been completed

The full opening of the new Maternity hospital is scheduled for September 2017.

After the completion of the structural work in 2015, 2016 was devoted to the interior fittings and delivery of the first equipment. The installation remains to be finalised and tests must be performed before it is put into operation.

Laboratory Medicine

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A showcase for analysis and research

Located at the heart of the hospital site, the laboratories and research building is now operational. It brings together all the HUG's clinical laboratories. This combination ensures more efficient management of the analysis process, providing increased safety and comfort for the patient.


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Investing in and modernising your hospital

Between now and 2017, 550 million Swiss francs will be invested by the State of Geneva in huge projects to shape your future hospital.