The department ranks, in terms of the amount of provided care and complexity of medical activities, among the leading workplaces of its type in the CR. More than 800 patients suffering from organ failure are annually treated in the bed ward. Anesthetics are administered to more than 20,000 patients. An outpatient anesthesiology department serves to examine more than 6,000 patients every year and nearly 5,000 patients go through a sleeping unit. Pain treatment is provided in a separate outpatient department as well as in the Center for Palliative Medicine, both of which facilities treat more than 2,000 patients annually.
The department participates in the teaching of Czech and international students in the undergraduate study program at the Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové. Subjects taught include Anesthesiology and Basics of Intensive Medicine, First Aid, Immediate Care, and the Basics of Medical Care. Nursery Care in Acute and Critical Conditions is taught in the bachelor’s degree study program of Nursing.
The department is an accredited workplace for postgraduate training in the specialties anesthesiology and intensive medicine and is involved in grant projects, clinical studies, and research projects. The main areas of research activities are: microcirculation of tissues and organs in chosen status and problematics of improving procedures CPR and preventing organ and tissue damage.