Salem-Spital’s affiliated doctors and comprehensive range of services are available to all patients with supplementary health insurance (private or semi-private). You will benefit from personalised care provided the same doctor throughout your entire stay at the hospital.

Patients with basic health insurance are treated at Hirslanden Salem-Spital under a mandate provided by the cantons of Schwyz, Glarus and Graubünden. The Bellaria Surgical Centre also provides outpatient care to patients with basic health insurance from all cantons.

Medical services

Basic insurance 


  • Appointments based on capacity and medical urgency.

Choice of doctor

  • No free choice of doctor for inpatient stays. 

Medical care

  • Surgery by assistant doctors under the supervision of specialist or by attending specialist.
  • Visits and care by assistant doctor under the supervision of the specialist based on medical necessity or by the attending doctor

Nursing services

  • Nursing care in compliance with applicable nursing standards.
  • Care provided by registered nurses and nurses in training.

Daily routine

  • Daily schedule fixed.

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours are available here.


  • Therapy based on medical needs.


  • Discharge consultation with attending specialist or assistant doctor under supervision of specialist if needed.


  • Organisation based on doctor’s instructions and based on capacity. 
  • Handling of cost coverage arrangements with health insurer.

Non-medical services

Basic insurance

Hotel-style services

  • Shared rooms with bathroom for several people
  • TV, radio CHF 8 per day, maximum CHF 50 per stay
  • Free use of Wi-Fi
  • Regional daily newspaper, BZ, Bund or 24 heures subject to charge
  • Change of towels on demand
  • Light bathrobe on request, CHF 10 per stay
  • Standard shower gel on demand


  • Mineral water and tea in normal quantities free of charge
  • Free tea and coffee with main meals**
  • Standard menus for main meals. À-la-carte menu is a subject to a charge

**does not apply to items purchased in the cafeteria

Hirslanden Baby - Room*

  • Monthly public information evening "Childbirth"
  • Care by a qualified midwife or midwife in training (FH degree) in the delivery room
  • Care by a qualified nurse or qualified midwife and/or nurse/midwife in training in postnatal care
  • Multi-bed room (private room only available with an upgrade, availability not guaranteed)
  • Extra bed in single room for father/siblings incl. breakfast, only possible with upgrade, availability not guaranteed
  • Limited visiting hours


Hirslanden Baby - Gifts*

  • Hirslanden Baby toiletry bag
  • Professional baby photography

*Hirslandenbaby services are only available at Salem-Spital