Inauguration of new UZ Leuven University Hospital Centre for Women, Children and Fertility New hospital building proudly unveiled

New hospital building proudly unveiled. The brand new hospital building for UZ Leuven on the Gasthuisberg campus was officially inaugurated on 3 May 2019. Cordeel was responsible for the structural work as well as the finishing for phase IVb 1 and phase 2. Women and children’s facilities have relocated to this site.

7 May 2019

The building was erected on the existing underground car park, which was also constructed by Cordeel. Imtech Belgium was responsible for the sustainable installation technology for this state-of-the-art project (approximately 38,000 m2). 

The consultation unit, fertility centre, maternal intensive care facility and delivery area have been logically integrated into the hospital’s obstetrics department. Children are received in child-friendly consultation rooms and there is a multidisciplinary outpatient unit as well as a customised inpatient department (for 118 patients). The facility contains bright, spacious individual patient rooms with rooming-in care facilities for parents and sufficient relaxation and therapy areas.

Key figures:

  • 118 beds in paediatrics
  • 8 places in outpatient unit for women
  • 30 places in outpatient unit for children
  • 65 beds in maternity ward
  • 12 delivery rooms

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