department staff comprises physicians, midwives, nurses, social and health
assistants, nursing aides, secretaries and service employees.
The Department of Obstetrics employs about 250 employees.
The department in numbers (2011):
- 6000 births, of which:
- 2.4 % twin births
- 21.7% born by Caesarean section
- 15.2% born prematurely
- 31% of women in labour get an epidural block
The department has:
- 13 delivery rooms
- 2 operating theatres
- 47 beds
- 18 rooms providing overnight beds for the partner