Viet Duc University Hospital recognised as training centre with global standards

Tuesday, 2021-04-20 16:32:09
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A high-quality operating room launched at the Viet Duc hospital in February 2020.
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NDO – Viet Duc University Hospital (Vietnam German Friendship Hospital) has been recognised as a training centre meeting global standards by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). The certification will be valid until February 2024.

With nearly 2,500 employees, more than 1,500 beds and 50 modern operating rooms, the hospital is the country’s largest surgical centre, performing about 70,000 surgeries each year.

Viet Duc hospital is also a special class hospital withspecialties including neurosurgery, thoracic cardiomyopathy, hepatopancreatic surgery, digestive surgery, orthopedic surgery, urinary surgery, pediatric surgery, facial plastic surgery, microsurgery, and specialised surgery for cancer-related diseases.

Viet Duc is also the leading hospital in Vietnam to have successfully implemented multi-organ transplant, liver transplant, heart transplant, kidney transplant, lung transplant, and others.

Professor, Dr. Tran Binh Giang, Director of Viet Duc University Hospital said that the RCS is an independent body, dealing with areas including surgical assessment, ratings and issuance of global certifications under strict criteria.

Training facilities related to surgery not only in the UK but also in other countries wish to be certified by RCS to promote their ranking and prestige regarding the training and quality of their surgeons, the Director said.

The RCS held an online assessment on December 11, 2020 which highly lauded the training at Viet Duc University Hospital.

The hospital was officially recognised by the RCS as a global standard training centre on February 3, 2021. After February 2024, the RCS will conduct an appraisal to renew the certification.