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St. Vincent Hospital Dinslaken and UMCH announce cooperation

April 16, 2020

The St. Vincent Hospital, an operating facility of GFO Kliniken Niederrhein in Dinslaken, joins the list of UMCH partner institutions. Up until now, the campus in Hamburg has been cooperating with the following hospitals:

  • Protestant Hospital Mettmann
  • Deaconess Foundation Hospital Speyer
  • St. Josef Hospital Moers
  • Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bottrop
  • Klinikum Vest
  • Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer

The St. Vincent Hospital in Dinslaken has its origins in 1883 and thus looks back on a particularly long tradition and over 100 years of experience in the medical care of patients. The GFO Kliniken Niederrhein, as Catholic hospitals at two locations (St. Vincent Hospital Dinslaken and St. Camillus Hospital Duisburg), provide approximately 18,000 inpatient and about 52,000 outpatient treatments per year. In accordance with its mission statement, GFO Kliniken Niederrhein treats, cares for and looks after patients on the basis of Christian understanding with individuality, commitment and competence. Together, the two locations provide nearly 550 beds and treat patients in eight specialist departments. In 2019, new state-of-the-art and interdisciplinary wards were inaugurated, housing Orthopedics/Trauma Surgery and Geriatric Traumatology as well as Visceral medicine with the DGAV-certified obesity center.

The non-profit organization Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft der Franziskanerinnen zu Olpe mbH (GFO) is a social and charitable organization with eight hospitals at 14 locations, nine medical care centers, 20 facilities for the elderly and 14 for children and young people, six educational and training institutions as well as two hospices. Currently, more than 10,000 employees work for the GFO network in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.