Where to Find Saint-Luc Hospital
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc is the biggest hospital in Brussels, with 5800 qualified staffs and accommodate over 900 beds. In addition to offering excellent medical care, Saint-Luc is also associated with the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in research based activities, innovation, education and training.
Saint-Luc carries out reference care and treat severe, uncommon, chronic or complex diseases of patients in Belgium and from far & wide. The hospital is organized into medical sections but also multidisciplinary hubs and healthcare systems have been completely improved to a healthier harmonize and manage patient care.
In 2014, a Clinical Trial Center was established with the aim to professionalize the organization and the coordination of biomedical research across the institution.
Saint-Luc University Hospital treats numerous illnesses reproducing occurrence between the general populace. In their capacity as teaching hospitals, Saint-Luc University Hospital also gives importance to patient’s distress caused by most severe sicknesses, giving with thorough pathologies, or those needing specialized treatment.
Saint-Luc is the first European hospital to be given a full international recognition for the excellence of its clinical research activities, given full accreditation by AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs) in September 17, 2015. It means the best guaranty of protection for the patients participating to clinical trials.
Saint-Luc University Hospital and its associates are entirely enthusiastic about making available to patients the best quality, reliable, easily accessible healthcare by means of the latest cutting-edge technology. The organization is a suitable place for treatment of certain complex illness not only in Belgium, but also the rest of the world. The hospital continuously yields positive outcomes in its responsibility as a teaching hospital center with the major undertakings of research, innovation, and teaching in collaboration with Université catholique de Louvain (UCL).
The hospital facilities accommodate 24 operating theatres comprising of 4 fortified for cardiac surgery, 2 fortified for neurosurgery (1 providing direct link to MRI scanner), and 4 reserved for outpatient hospital surgeries.
The hospital also has other examination and technical rooms which are listed below:
•17 X-ray rooms (including 2 in emergency care)
•10 endoscopy rooms (gastroenterology, pulmonology, etc.)
•4 delivery rooms
•3 cardiac catheterization laboratories (including one for pediatric care)
•3 interventional radiology rooms (vascular and mammography)
•1 in vitro fertilization implantation room.
The hospital private rooms were recently rehabilitated to provide the comfort of, Bathroom with shower, television, personal refrigerator and Wi-Fi. A library, a video room and playrooms with different activities were also provided for young patients.
At regular hours, meals are served (breakfast between 8 and 8:30 am, lunch at noon and dinner at 6pm). Your meal preference can be communicated with the teams working at the hospital immediately you arrive at your treatment department.
Saint-Luc Hospital - Facilities
- Accessible disabled people
- Private rooms for patients
- TV in the room
- Open 24 hours
- On-site pharmacy
- Emergency service
- Wireless access
- Medical records transfer
- Open weekends
- Public transport access
- Personal assistance