INSTYTUT POMNIK CENTRUM ZDROWIA DZIECKA – IPCZD – Poland
Instytut “Pomnik-Centrum Zdrowia Dziecka (IPCZD) (the Children’s Memorial Health Institute) is the largest and most modern tertiary referal pediatric hospital in Poland. It is also a research institute contributing to modern pediatrics. The IPCZD has 560 beds including 150 surgical and 48 intensive beds (PICU -10, SICU -20, NICU -18) with approximately 40000 admissions/year and 170 000 out-patients consultations/year. Each year there are 12 000 general anesthesia, 4000 major surgical operations (including approx. 450 open-heartsurgery, 50 liver transplants). IPCZD as a research institute in 2014 has been involved in 13 EU funded research projects, and 24 national research grants and 32 clinical trials with medicinal products in paediatric population.