Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), with its 573 authorised beds, lies in the south-west of the province of Antwerp.
It is an academic centre for leading clinical and customer-friendly patient care, high-quality academic education and ground-breaking scientific research with a major international dimension. It is one of Belgium’s seven university hospitals.
UZA focuses on clinical scientific research, based on a large biobank. In clinical terms, the hospital enjoys wide renown for its treatment of oncological and haematological complaints and cardiovascular diseases, and its mother and baby unit, and both clinically and scientifically, the hospital is supported by a broad medical genetics platform.
The particular values driving UZA are a focus on results and cooperation, loyalty and integration, and a sense of responsibilities and reality, coupled with a constant striving for quality, as may be seen from the fact that it secured the American JCI (Joint Commission International) accreditation for the first time in 2015 and then again in July 2018. It is the first European hospital recognized as a Magnet Hospital, the highest standard in nursing care.