Since its inception in 1983, with the efforts of several generations, the Emergency Department of the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University has now become one of the first-classed emergency medicine centers in southern China, which covers internal medicine, surgery, trauma, neurology and other urgent and serious diseases. It is now located in the northern building of our new hospital since 2012. Its gross area is 11000m2. The new Emergency center is composed of Emergency Outpatient, Resuccitaton area (18 beds), Observing area (45 beds), Emergency ward (26 beds), Emergency intense care unit(EICU) (18 beds) and Emergency medical assistant department etc. In the Emergency outpatient, we have consulting rooms for internal medicine, Surgery, neurology and trauma etc. Emergency medical assistant department include emergency laboratory, emergency pharmacy, emergency CT/DR and emergency ultrasound etc. The new emergency center undertakes the task of medical aid and the major disaster accident rescue jobs in Wenzhou area, southern Zhejiang and northern Fujian. As an important departement of the hospital, the emergency center has complete facilities and spacious spaces. The new hospital is just 150m far away from the highway exit, for the better medical aid and accident rescue, our emergency center set up the emergency command center, equipped with a helicopter parking apron, so that we can provide more efficient services for our emergency patients.
Currently we have 33 doctors and 96 nurses at all levels, including 3 professors, 4 chief physicians, 6 associate chief physicians and 10 surgeon providing 24 hours instant service with a annual number of emergency patients more than 120,000. In 2007, The Emergency center was supported by the grant of medical key construction plan of Zhejiang Province and licensed in 2010. In 2011, it was again supported by the grant of the medicine innovation disciplines of Zhejiang Province with the name of Clinical Toxicology. And in 2012, it was selected as one of the provincial college key disciplines in Zhejiang’s “Twelfth Five-year Plan”, named as Critical Illness and Disaster Relief Medicine.