Ljubljana University Medical Centre
Geography
LocationZaloška cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Organisation
FundingPublic hospital
TypePublic
Academic Medical Center
Affiliated universityUniversity of Ljubljana
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds2,138
HelipadYes
History
Opened29 November 1975; 45 years ago (1975-11-29)
Links
Websitewww.kclj.si
ListsHospitals in Slovenia

The Ljubljana University Medical Centre (Slovene: Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, abb. UKC Ljubljana) or Ljubljana UMC is the largest hospital centre in Slovenia based in Ljubljana. It was officially opened on 29 November 1975 and as of December 2019 has over 2,100 beds and over 8,300 employees, making it one of the largest hospital centres in Central Europe.[1]

It is the main training base for the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, which is housed nearby. The Ljubljana University Medical Centre had previously been led by Janez Poklukar, who has since become the Minister of Health.

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References

  1. ^ Klinični center Ljubljana (medical centre). Ljubljana.si. Accessed 2009-06-24. Archived 27 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Odlok o preoblikovanju javnega zdravstvenega zavoda Klinični center v javni zdravstveni zavod Univerzitetni klinični center" [Ordinance on the restructing of the public health institute University Medical Centre Ljubljana]. Regulations of Slovenia Registry (in Slovenian). Archived from the original on 21 February 2010. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Svet KC pritrdil preimenovanju v Univerzitetni klinični center" [The Board of the Medical Centre Agrees to the Renaming into the University Medical Centre]. Dnevnik.si (in Slovenian). 15 June 2006.
  4. ^ "V UKC Ljubljana prvič na svetu uporabili žilnega robota za posege na femoralnem žilju" [The First Use of a Vascular Robot for Procedures on Femoral Vasculature] (in Slovenian). 8 November 2010. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
  5. ^ "UKC Ljubljana kljub finančnim omejitvam uspešen v razvoju medicine" [UMC Ljubljana Successfully Develops Medicine Despite Financial Limitations] (in Slovenian). 30 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Slovenian scientists first to prove link between Zika and microcephaly".
  7. ^ "Outstanding achievement by Slovene surgeons: Nose reconstructed on the forearm and transferred to the face".
  8. ^ "A big success for Slovenian medicine: A first transplant of both lungs".

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Coordinates: 46°3′13.28″N 14°31′16.44″E / 46.0536889°N 14.5212333°E / 46.0536889; 14.5212333