In a statement, the Mello Saúde group states that the opening of the hospital will occur in a phased manner with the availability of outpatient areas – consultations and exams, including clinical analysis and imaging, as well as the oncology day hospital – starting today.
In a second phase – which will take place until the end of the year – the remaining care areas will be opened, namely hospitalization, the operating room, the intensive care unit, special exams and permanent adult care.
According to the note, the hospital unit will have more than 1,700 professionals, 10 operating theater rooms, including a hybrid room and a robotic operating room, 213 general inpatient beds, 14 intensive care beds and 178 consultation offices. and exams.
The hospital will also have permanent adult care and unscheduled pediatric care, imaging service with three magnetic resonances, two CT scans, six ultrasounds, three X-rays, a mammograph, among other equipment, as well as the oncology day hospital. and medical day hospital.
The unit estimates that 465 thousand specialty consultations per year, 80 thousand episodes of permanent care / year, 80 thousand daily (hospitalization) / year and 23 thousand surgeries / year.
The hospital represents an investment of more than 170 million euros and “was designed to prevent, diagnose and treat the diseases of the future and is focused on creating value for patients, families and caregivers and for health professionals (promoter of research clinical and pre- and post-graduate training in health).
According to the note, the CUF Tejo Hospital is the “first Portuguese hospital totally centered on the patient, being organized around 14 Clinical Centers to guarantee a personalized, integrated and complete response”.
Each Clinical Center consists of several functional units of pathology, with a multi-specialty approach, is explained in the note.
The hospital has a Heart and Vessels Center, Surgery and Digestive Pathology Center, Child and Adolescent Center, Dermatology, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Medicine, Prevention and Aging, Women’s Center, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Oncology , Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal, Otorhinolaryngology, Lung and Urology.
In the note it is also highlighted that CUF Oncology has a Breast Unit and an inpatient wing reserved for the Palliative Care Unit.
“With the new CUF Tejo hospital, CUF Oncology teams have access to state-of-the-art technology, whether in the context of diagnosis or in monitoring the evolution of treatments, namely in the areas of Neurosurgery, Robotic Surgery and Intervention Radiology”, is referred to.
CUF Tejo Hospital assumes itself as a teaching hospital designed to integrate the activities of pre and postgraduate university training and translational research in the daily lives of clinical teams.
With more than 600 m2 dedicated exclusively to teaching, the teaching hospital includes a Simulation Center, simulation technology and augmented reality, surgical amphitheater, auditorium with 108 seats, Foyer prepared for clinical events, multipurpose rooms convertible into an auditorium, digital library with spaces for individual study and multiple meeting rooms.
The hospital has an area of more than 75,000m² spread over six floors above ground and four underground floors and parking for approximately 800 places.
“The opening of CUF Tejo Hospital is the realization of a coherent, solid and differentiating clinical project that materializes, once again, CUF’s culture of innovation and reinforces its leadership in the provision of reference healthcare in Portugal”, says Salvador de Mello, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CUF.