Tampere University Hospital

Tampere University Hospital (Finnish: Tampereen yliopistollinen sairaala, TAYS, Swedish: Tammerfors universitetssjukhus) is a teaching hospital of Tampere University along Teiskontie at the Kauppi district in Tampere, Finland. It serves as one of the main hospitals in the country and operates in the facilities of Central Hospital (Keskussairaala) and Heart Hospital (Sydänsairaala) in Tampere, Pitkäniemi Hospital in Nokia, Valkeakoski Hospital in Valkeakoski and Sastamala Hospital in Sastamala.[1][2]

Tampere University Hospital
Hospital District of Pirkanmaa
TAYS hospital.JPG
Central Hospital Building
LocationTeiskontie 35, Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Affiliated universityTampere University
ListsHospitals in Finland

34 medical specialties are represented at Tampere University Hospital. Most of the specialty activities take place at the Central Hospital, with more than a thousand beds and over 3,000 employees. The hospital provides services to more than 1 million Finns.[3][4]

The hospital belongs to Pirkanmaa Hospital District, of which it covers 80%. The 24h emergency center of Tampere University Hospital treats patients from Tampere, Hämeenkyrö, Ikaalinen, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, Sastamala, Virrat and Ylöjärvi.[4]

Tampere University Hospital campus will be the Eastern terminus of Tampere light rail. The line will connect Tampere University Hospital to the city center.[5]

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  3. ^ "Hospitals". Tampere. 30 November 2015.
  4. ^ a b "First Aid Emergency Care Services at Tampere". Visit Tampere.
  5. ^ "Tampere Tram Projects". Railway Technology.