Three city hospitals were among the ten best in the country in the ranking prepared by the “Rodzic po Ludzku” Foundation. The list is based on the results of surveys completed by women after giving birth, the city hall emphasized.
The first social campaigns under the slogan “Give birth like a human being” began 30 years ago and were intended, among others, to: to develop a guide to help women choose the best place to give birth to their child. Currently, the “Rodzic po Ludzku” Foundation, based on surveys completed by patients after giving birth, is preparing a list of the best-rated maternity hospitals and hospitals with maternity wards. In 2023, thanks to the votes of mothers, three urban facilities were among the top ten in the country:
– Warsaw Southern Hospital,
– Prague Hospital of the Transfiguration of the Lord,
– Żelazna Medical Center, St. Specialist Hospital Zofia.
Two Warsaw hospitals in the “TOP 3 in the region”
In addition to the “TOP10 in Poland” ranking, the “Rodzień po Ludzku” Foundation also prepares the “TOP3 in the region” ranking – in this category (in the central region) the Warsaw Southern Hospital and the Praga Hospital were distinguished.
– The birth of a child is one of the most beautiful moments in a parent’s life, and part of this experience should include childbirth full of kindness, support and respect for the woman. I am proud that three hospitals in the capital are among the ten best in Poland in the ranking prepared by the “Rodzic po Ludzku” Foundation. This distinction is particularly pleasing because it is determined by the patients’ ratings. I wholeheartedly congratulate the wonderful crews of the Warsaw Southern Hospital, the Praga Hospital and the St. Hospital. Zofia. And thank you for your commitment and care for mothers and their babies – emphasizes Rafał Trzaskowski, mayor of Warsaw, in a statement on this subject.
According to the organizers, in the “Human Childbirth” ranking, patients rate hospitals in 10 areas:
– implementation of the birth plan, – freedom of giving birth, – contact with the child after birth, – care during cesarean section, – assistance in caring for the child, – support in breastfeeding, – implementation of patient rights, – conditions in the hospital, – attitude of the staff, – satisfaction with care.
“A medal-worthy midwife” with 40 years of experience
Good information also came from the city’s Specialist Hospital. Saint Families – the winner of the 10th edition of the “Midwife for a Medal” competition was Natalia Michalczuk, a midwife with over 40 years of experience, who won in the Masovian Voivodeship.
– Since 2019, the city has allocated nearly PLN 25 million from its budget for modernization, purchase of equipment and renovations in the city’s gynecological and maternity hospitals. And this year, as part of the winning project submitted by the residents in the civic budget, we will allocate PLN 3 million for further modern equipment for the city’s gynecological and obstetric wards – says Renata Kaznowska, vice-president of Warsaw, responsible for, among others, for the area of urban health policy.
The City Hall would like to remind you that on May 26, 2023, the Warsaw Institute of Women’s Health was inaugurated, which provides comprehensive gynecological care to patients of all ages, including perinatal care. In turn, in 2022, a gynecology and obstetrics ward and a neonatology ward were opened in the Warsaw Southern Hospital, built with city funds of nearly PLN 400 million, named after the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. The branch was equipped by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity with excellent equipment worth PLN 6.5 million.
The city’s gynecological and obstetric hospitals are:
– Żelazna Medical Center, St. Specialist Hospital Zofia,
– Specialist Hospital named after Saint Families,
and gynecology and obstetrics departments are located in the following municipal facilities:
– Warsaw Southern Hospital,
– Warsaw Institute of Women’s Health.
– We invite future mothers to all our city gynecological and maternity hospitals – adds the vice president.
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