The University Hospital La Paz is a public hospital, reliant on the Community of Madrid, situated in the north of Madrid. From the time of the hospital inauguration, it has been changing and developing to become distinctly the immense hospital that we know today, consists of a system of 17 structures and four extensively large hospitals like Maternal Hospital, General Hospital, the Hospital of Traumatology and Rehabilitation, Hospital Infantil. Hospital Infantil La Paz serves the general population of regions of the North zone. It likewise offers particular healthcare to countless patients all through Spain and even different nations.
University Hospital La Paz is recognized as a source of excellence in providing quality health care and an acknowledgment that extends both their everyday work and its instructing and research exercises. Hospital Infantil La Paz works with a specific goal of offering clients the most ideal services, the two main principles that oversee the daily activity of the hospital are the quality, which speaks to the present and research, whose fruits are basic steps to the future of biomedical science.
During 2009, the University Hospital has served more than 50,500 individuals in its hospitalization services, and assisted more than 220,000 patients with emergency services. It has gone to around one million outside consultations and 42,890 surgical operations have been performed in its services, also different types of transplantations were performed in this center.
To accomplish this volume of movement, La Paz University Hospital has a group of almost 7,000 experts, a substantial framework shaped by a space of 180,000 square meters and all the vital high-tech equipment and diagnostic tests.
As its name represents, La Paz Hospital is a university and in this manner it is firmly connected to the Autonomous University of Madrid, through the Faculty of Medicine and the University School of Nursing La Paz. The hospital offers training to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Consequently, it administers the role of Internal Resident Physicians (MIR) in entire specialties of nurses, chemists, pharmacists, physicists and experts from different regions of knowledge. To enhance its quality level every day, the hospital additionally has a Department of Continuing Education with an objective to update the existing knowledge which is necessary for the exact performance of the work. This department of hospital covers the preparation needs of all experts in La Paz.
The IdiPAZ Health Research Institute was formed from the union between the La Paz University Hospital, the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Pedro Laín Entralgo Agency for Training, Research and Health Studies of the Community of Madrid and the Foundation for Biomedical Research University Hospital La Paz, Which will be the overseeing organ of the Institute. Its main focus is the union between essential and clinical research in order to attain quality research. The centralized management structure of IdiPAZ presents the researchers with wide range of access to latest project information and also offers them the new tools involved in internal control of several projects.