The OR management is currently responsible for procedural organization, including surgery planning, at 39 operating theatres and six annex buildings at the UKE.
The OR management encompasses nursing staff from all areas of surgery and anesthesiology, surgical-position attendants and surgery management, together with the surgery coordinator. This is done to ensure the provision of safe and efficient patient care.
The OR management currently has approximately 320 nursing staff working at the operative and anesthesiology functional units, as surgical-position attendants, as staff at the SDS unit (Same Day Surgery) and in surgery coordination.
The quality of patient care, research and teaching are enhanced by interdisciplinary cooperation, modern care concepts and continual advanced training.