Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris

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Headquarters of AP-HP, 3 avenue Victoria Paris 4th arr.

The Assistance publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP) is the public hospital system (établissement public de santé) of the city of Paris and its suburbs. Its headquarters are in the 4th arrondissement of Paris.[1]

It is the largest hospital system in Europe and one of the largest in the world,[2] it provides health care, teaching, research, prevention, education and emergency medical service in 52 branches of medicine. It employs more than 90,000 people (including 15,800 physicians)[3] in 44 hospitals and receives more than 5,8 million annual patient visits.[4]

The AP-HP is linked with the University of Paris and its seven colleges of medicine, two of odontology and two of pharmacy.

History[edit]

Succeeding to the conseil général des hospices de Paris, the Administration générale de l'Assistance publique was created by a law of January 10, 1849. In 1961, the AP-HP became the public hospital system of Paris and its suburbs.

Administration[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

Among the 44 hospitals of the AP-HP, the most notable are:

Nota: two of Paris' most famous hospitals are not part of the AP-HP:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mentions légales." Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris. Retrieved on 7 March 2011. "3 avenue Victoria, 75004 Paris"
  2. ^ http://www.paris-region.com/ard_uk/upload/document/D176.pdf
  3. ^ http://rapport-activite.aphp.fr/personnel.php
  4. ^ http://rapport-activite.aphp.fr/activite_ambulatoire.php. This number covers consultations ("Activité ambulatoire externe") plus hospitalizations ("Activité médicale").

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