Key figures (2014):
282,919 Emergency cases
Ongoing clinical trials
Scientific papers in peer-reviewed
journals (SCI) (2012-2014)
Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre (CHUC)
is the biggest Portuguese hospital having a comprehensive
research, teaching and patient-centred
care approach. Our mission is to deliver
high-quality clinical care in a context of pre and
postgraduate training with a strong focus on
research, scientific knowledge and innovation.
We offer comprehensive care across all major
medical and surgical specialities. CHUC´s excellence
centres ensure high standard healthcare
services. (e.g. between 1992 and 2014 we
performed 1,114 liver transplants).
CHUC is an associate partner of InnoSTAR S, EIT
Health KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Communities)
and has there major partnerships with
several biotech and IT companies implementing
the concept of an innovation pioneer hospital.