If you have private health insurance, you can look forward to enjoying all the benefits of Hirslanden Privé during your inpatient stay at Hirslanden Salem-Spital. Hirslanden Privé combines the very best care with an exclusive atmosphere and excellent services. A detailed overview of our services can be found in the table below.

Medical services

Private insurance


  • Priority access to the desired medical services. 
  • Priority when scheduling surgery dates and assigning requested room based on medical urgency and capacity.

Choice of doctor

  • Free choice of doctors from our network of doctors for inpatient stays.

Medical care

  • Surgery performed by attending medical specialist.
  • Daily visits and continuous care provided by attending medical specialist. Visits with on-site nurse, several times daily during the acute phase if needed.

Nursing services

  • Nursing and care tailored to your personal needs.
  • Care normally provided by registered nurses.

Daily routine

  • Consideration of appointment requests for examinations and therapy.
  • Daily schedule planned in consideration of the patient’s requests.

Visiting hours

  • Individual visiting hours


  • Therapy based on medical needs as well as additional weekend therapy sessions by request.


  • Discharge consultation directly with the attending specialist.


  • Coordinated organisation based on doctor’s instructions, taking the patient’s individual requests (e.g. selection of rehab clinic) into consideration.
  • Handling of cost coverage arrangements with health insurer

Non-medical services

Private insurance

Hotel-style services

  • Single room with bathroom
  • TV and radio with a wide range of programmes
  • Free use of Wi-Fi
  • Laundry service; pick-up and delivery subject to charge
  • Free choice of daily newspapers offered by the hospital
  • Daily care of cut flowers
  • Free overnight stay for a relative in the patient's room possible
  • Change of towels on demand and daily
  • Privé bathrobe and towelling slippers are available
  • High-quality dermatological skincare products from Louis Widmer
  • Charging device for smartphones


  • Free drinks** (except alcoholic drinks)
  • Free drinks (mineral water, coffee and tea) for visitors**
  • Main meals, free choice from the standard menu
  • Snacks
  • Two free visitor meals per stay
  • Fresh fruit in the room daily on request
  • Two vouchers for one drink and one pastry of your choice in the cafeteria/lounge

**does not apply to items purchased in the cafeteria

Guest Relations

  • Visits from our Guest Relations
  • Limousine service home (perimeter 30 km as the crow flies) free of charge
  • Voucher for parking garage Klinik Beau-Site/Kursaal or Salem-Spital. Free parking at Klinik Permanence
  • Upon request we will organise appointments for the hairdressing salon, manicures, pedicures, nutritional advice and massages at the hospital
  • Postal service
  • Booking of hotel rooms for partners or family members on request
  • One free visit to the hairdresser (washing, blow-drying) per stay
  • Private patient gift
  • Hirslanden Privé membership (only for residents of Switzerland) and other benefits of the Hirslanden Privé patient program

Hirslanden Baby - Room*

  • Monthly public information evening "Childbirth"; personal tour on request
  • Care by a qualified midwife in the delivery room
  • Care by a qualified nurse or qualified midwife on the postnatal ward
  • Single room
  • Extra bed in single room for father/siblings incl. breakfast
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Free breakfast buffet in the Papillon lounge

Hirslanden Baby - Gifts*

  • Hirslanden Baby bag
  • Hirslanden Baby toiletry bag
  • Professional baby photography
  • One-year trial subscription to the WirEltern baby magazine

*Hirslandenbaby services are only available at Salem-Spital