A former luxury hotel, the Clinique Cecil is now a health establishment that combines cutting-edge medical expertise with top-of-the-range services. Find out about its history from the start of the last century to the present day.
Foundation of the Hôtel Cecil, a building now classed as an historic monument
Following a crisis in the hotel trade, the Hôtel Cecil is converted into a hospital
The hospital is bought by the AMI (American Medical International) Group
1972 - 1973
First transformations and enlargements of the north-facing operating theatres
1980 - 1989
Installation of fire and flood detectors, and transformation of the bedrooms
Opening of the south wing (new intensive care unit, operating unit and Institute of Radiology)
Opening of the outpatient clinic, new physiotherapy premises and renovation of the bedrooms in the east wing and of the facade of the building
Inauguration of the Dialysis Centre Cecil
Inauguration of operating theatre no. 5 (urology and urodynamics). The Clinique Bois-Cerf joins the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
Creation of the infertility centre, the CPMA.
Creation of a continuing care unit (cardiology)
Creation of a centralised kitchen for the Clinique Bois-Cerf and the Clinique Cecil
2001 - 2002
Renovation of the Maternity Unit Cecil
Renovation and enlargement of the Dialysis Centre Cecil
The Physiotherapy and Osteopathy Centre moves to new premises at Avenue Ruchonnet 30. ISO 9001:2000 certification of the central sterilisation service
Development of electrophysiology in the Cardiovascular Centre Cecil, Cath Lab 1
Partnership with the chef Carlo Crisci from the Restaurant le Cerf in Cossonay as part of our hospitality services. Award of the ISO 9001:2000 quality accreditation for our quality management system and ISO 1348:2003 accreditation for medical devices
Enlargement of the Dialysis Centre Cecil from 14 to 27 stations. Purchase of the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group by the South African group Mediclinic
The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group becomes official medical partner of the Solar Impulse project.
Opening of Cath Lab 2 in the Cardiovascular Centre Cecil
Enlargement of the hospital allowing space for the first hybrid cardiovascular unit in French-speaking Switzerland and the Centre for Outpatient Surgery
Following the first successful circumnavigation of the world by solar-powered plane, Hirslanden ends its involvement in Solar Impulse.
In partnership with CHUV and five other emergency departments in Lausanne, creation of a mobile app to help find the nearest or most available location for non-vital adult emergencies.
Development of interventional radiology and nuclear medicine activities.