Thanks to a strict separation of patient flows for coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients, the risk of infection in the Hirslanden hospitals is extremely low.
We are constantly monitoring the situation and can switch from normal to emergency operation within 48 to 72 hours if necessary. We are also in contact with the cantonal authorities in our site cantons to ensure an adequate distribution of Covid-19 patients between hospitals or to provide other support. Depending on the current situation on site, most planned interventions can still be carried out.
Thanks to a strict separation of patient flows for coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients, the risk of infection in our hospitals is extremely low.
All Hirslanden hospitals are in close contact with the cantonal authorities. By the end of January, all hospitals had already updated their pandemic plans and introduced appropriate measures. Accordingly, they are very well prepared concerning the processes for dealing with suspected and confirmed cases.
We generally orientate ourselves by the guidelines of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and the cantonal health departments.
What measures have been taken so that patients in the emergency department or hospitals are not at risk of infection with COVID-19?
The highest hygiene standards apply in the Hirslanden hospitals, and every possible protective measure is taken. They are as follows:
Thanks to a strict separation of patient flows for coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients, the risk of infection in a Hirslanden hospital is extremely low.
I have a doctor’s appointment, an examination, or surgery at a Hirslanden hospital. Will the scheduled appointment take place?
If you do not hear anything from us, your appointment will take place as scheduled. We will contact you if any changes are made due to the current situation.
You as a patient are always safe from infection in our hospitals. Besides compliance with the hygiene standards and protective measures, the risk of infection in a Hirslanden hospital is also extremely low thanks to the strict separation of patient flows for coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients.
Due to the situation changing on an almost daily basis and the different cantonal regulations, please consult the respective hospital page for information on the current rules for your hospital. Thank you for your understanding.