Ankara Bilkent City Hospital

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Ankara Bilkent City Hospital
Geography
LocationBilkent, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates39°54′03″N 32°45′25″E / 39.90083°N 32.75694°E / 39.90083; 32.75694Coordinates: 39°54′03″N 32°45′25″E / 39.90083°N 32.75694°E / 39.90083; 32.75694
Organisation
Fundingpublic-private
Services
Beds3,704
HelipadYes
History
Founded14 March 2019; 6 months ago (2019-03-14)
Links
ListsHospitals in Turkey

Ankara Bilkent City Hospital (Turkish: Ankara Bilkent Şehir Hastanesi) is a full-service city hospital located in Ankara, Turkey. Opened in 2019, it is the biggest in the country having a total of 3,704 hospital beds.

History[edit]

Financing of the hospital in amount of €890 million was provided by eight domestic and foreign banks.[1] Groundbreaking took place with a ceremony held on 18 September 2013.[2] Construction began in 2015.[3] It was built in public–private partnership (PPP).[2] Parts of the hospital went into service in October 2018.[3] It was officially opened on 14 March 2019.[4] It is the second city hospital in Ankara after Etlik City Hospital.

Characteristics[edit]

The city hospital is located at Bilkent quarter in Çankaya district of Ankara. The hospital campus stretches over a land of 180 daa (0.18 km2; 0.069 sq mi).[3]

It has 131 operating rooms, 904 polyclinics and 3,704 hospital beds in 82 rooms for VIP, 1,554 single bed rooms, 725 double bed rooms and 700 intensive care units.[4][5] The dialysis clinic has 38 beds.[3] When in full capacity, it will receive 30,000 patients and treat 8,000 emergency patients per day. The hospital serves in cardiac surgery, neurology, oncology, orthopedic surgery and general branches. It is one of the nine city hospitals and the biggest in the country.[4] The hospital campus features also a 100-bed hotel as medical observation clinic.[5] The campus features two helipads for landing of ambulance helicopters carrying airlifted patients.[3]

Hospital bed capacity[5]
Hospital Beds
Main Hospital 66
General Hospital 562
Cardiovascular diseases Hospital 441
Neurology and Orthopedy Hospital 506
Children's Hospital 599
Maternity Hospital 542
Oncology Hospital 588
Physical medicine and rehabilitation Hospital 300
High security Forensic psychiatry Hospital 100
Total 3,704

About 2,700 academicians, physicians and surgeons, 6,300 health care personnel and 4,000 administrative and support personnel are employed in the hospital.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Bilkent Integrated Healthcare Campus - Ankara City Hospital / Bilkent". CCN Holding. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Bilkent Şehir Hastanesi'nin temeli atıldı". Dünya (in Turkish). 18 September 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Ve Bilkent açılıyor". Sabah (in Turkish). 24 October 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Erdogan inaugurates Europe's biggest city hospital". Anadolu Agency. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d "Ankara Şehir Hastanesi / Bilkent" (in Turkish). CCN Holding. Retrieved 15 March 2019.