The University Hospital Hradec Králové ranks among the most significant health facilities in the Czech Republic. It serves as a centre of the highest level for a large area populated by up to approx. 1,000,000 residents and many departments attract patients from the entire Czech Republic. The hospital is an important centre of training for physicians and secondaryschool educated medical workers.
Every year, about 42,000 patients are admitted to 21 clinics with about 1,500 beds and approximately 650,000 patients are treated as out-patients. The hospital employs over 4,100 workers, of which over 3,000 are in medical occupations, including 600 physicians. A number of doctors engaged in the University Hospital Hradec Králové hold important positions in specialised medical societies of the CZ, several are members of foreign professional companies and are successful also in the field of medical research.
The hospital together with the Medical Faculty of Charles University annually organises a number of important gatherings of physicians on national as well as international levels and uses for these events the city of Hradec Králové, which has become one of the congress centres of the Czech Republic.
Since November 2008 is the hospital accredited by Join Board for Accreditation of Czech Republic (SAK ČR) as the institution with high level of quality and safety of the health care.
Next step to renovation and modernization of the health technologies is the extensive participation in EU funds projects since 2009, including high specialized health care in oncology, traumatology, rehabilitation, IT and other areas.