The Torrevieja Hospital has recently celebrated its eighth anniversary, having first opened its doors on November 21, 2006, during which time the Torrevieja center has strengthened both its medical teams and improved the quality of its performance making it one of the leading medical facilities in the region.
On its anniversary the manager of Torreviejas Department of Health Torrevieja, Dr. Jose Antonio Velasco, said " in a relatively short period the hospital has achieved an excellent degree of maturity ".
He praised the effort, commitment and quality of care of the “professionals who work together to give people personalised and superior care, which has been manifested in awards from patients, families, scientific institutions and society in general."
Amongst the data provided, the head of the center highlighted over 135,000 procedures performed with a rate of CMA (surgery that requires no further treatment) of 73.5%. Referring to the consultations, he said there have been nearly two million hospital appointments.
The hospital has treated a total of 560,000 emergency cases, for an average waiting time of 35 minutes and the maternity wing has assisted with more than 10,500 births since the center opened.
To commemorate the anniversary many of the staff donated a gift in support of a school project in Peru to educate native communities in the Amazon rainforest, from which 2,500 children will benefit.
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