Foshan the Third Hospital
2009.06.04

Foshan the Third Hospital

 

Foshan the Third Hospital, formerly called Mental Hospital of Foshan, was built in October, 1966 upon approval by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and officially opened for business in June, 1969. In March, 1984, the hospital was renamed Foshan the Third Hospital. Since its founding over three decades ago, the hospital has already been built into a specialized hospital in mental disorder with a relatively large scale, enjoying fairly high reputation among hospitals of the same field in Guangdong Province and in China.

The hospital covers an area of 39,366 sq. m., with a floor space of 24,735 sq. m. It has a nice quiet environment. Dotted with pavilions, terraces, rockeries, ponds, year-round colorful flowers and green trees, it is a garden hospital true to the name. For many years, it has been granted the titles of “Advanced Unit in Afforestation”, “Model Unit in Sanitation” and “Garden Unit” by relevant departments of the district and the city.

 

 

 

There are five departments of psychiatry, a geriatrics department, a department of neurology and neurosurgery, a rehabilitation department and a detoxification center for volunteer addicts, with 420 hospital beds. The departments of psychiatry offer service to patients suffering all kinds of mental illnesses and psychological block. They have rich diagnostic and curative experience in mental disorders caused by all kinds of cerebral organic disease, physical disease, psychoactive substances such as alcohol, opioid, stimulant, etc. and non-addictive substances such as carbon monoxide, organophosphorus, etc., as well as in schizophrenia, affective disorder, hysteria, stress-related disorder, personality disorder, mental disorder with mental retardation, hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder.

 

The geriatrics department specialized in treating patients with senile dementia and other mental disorders related to old age. The department of neurology, with abundant experience in the treatment of cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral thrombosis, sequelae of cerebrovascular accident, brain tumor, facioplegia, headache, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and other diseases of the nervous system, can receive and treat patients with nervous system disease and all kinds of internal medical disease. The department has specially built rehabilitation center for patients with cerebrovascular disease, with many rehabilitation exercise facilities.

  

The hospital has also set up polyclinic, comprising of specialized department for mental disorder, department of headache, neurology department, neurosurgery department, department of pain treatment, general medicine, department of obstetrics and gynecology, TCM department, department of ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, dentistry and psychological counseling room, as well as supporting departments such as psychological test room, radiology department, CT room, electrocardiogram and electroencephalogram room, type-B ultrasonic room, transcranial Doppler examination room, room for evoked potentials, research laboratory for inherited nervous and mental disease and physiotherapy room. The Foshan community mental health center established by the hospital in No. 5 Shidongxia Road, Chancheng District, is presided over by experienced specialists who carry out psychological counseling, test and appraisal and other psychological service.

 

The hospital is comprehensively equipped and the total value of its equipment amounted to over four million yuan. Those large-scale medical devices include whole body CT scanner, electroencephalograph, brain electrical activity mapping device, urine analyzer, automatic biochemical analyzer, chromatograph for pharmaceutical analysis, automatic blood cell analyzer, evoked potentials measuring apparatus, transcranial Doppler diagnostic apparatus and other fairly advanced examination equipment.

 

It has strong technical force. There are currently 240 medical personnel in the hospital, among whom 21 have gained the senior title and 78 the middle title. In 1993, it was granted the title of “first class, second level” specialized hospital of mental disorder upon examination and approval, making it the first hospital to win this title in the whole province.   


Foshan the Third Hospital, formerly called Mental Hospital of Foshan, was built in October, 1966 upon approval by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and officially opened for business in June, 1969. In March, 1984, the hospital was renamed Foshan the Third Hospital. Since its founding over three decades ago, the hospital has already been built into a specialized hospital in mental disorder with a relatively large scale, enjoying fairly high reputation among hospitals of the same field in Guangdong Province and in China.

The hospital covers an area of 39,366 sq. m., with a floor space of 24,735 sq. m. It has a nice quiet environment. Dotted with pavilions, terraces, rockeries, ponds, year-round colorful flowers and green trees, it is a garden hospital true to the name. For many years, it has been granted the titles of “Advanced Unit in Afforestation”, “Model Unit in Sanitation”, “Garden Unit” and other honors by relevant departments of the district and the city.


 There are five departments of psychiatry, a department of neurology, a rehabilitation department and a detoxification center for volunteer addicts, with 420 hospital beds. The departments of psychiatry offer service to patients suffering from all kinds of mental illnesses. The department of neurology can receive and treat patients with nervous system disease and all kinds of internal medical disease, especially those with post-traumatic brain syndrome and sequelae of cerebral apoplexy. The department has specially built a fitness room with many rehabilitation exercise facilities. In May, 1998, the hospital established a new department – the geriatrics department, specializing in treating patients with senile dementia and other mental disorders related to old age.
 

The hospital has also set up polyclinic, comprising of specialized department for mental disorder, department of headache, neurology department, general medicine, department of obstetrics and gynecology, TCM department, department of ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, dentistry, psychological counseling room, a beauty room, a physiotherapy room, etc. An outpatient department is located outside the hospital in Jurenli in Chancheng district. Recently, the new Yifu outpatient department was established in Shidongshang Road in downtown Foshan to further expand the influence of the hospital and to provide convenience for the patients.  

 

The hospital is comprehensively equipped and the total value of its equipment amounted to over four million yuan. Those large-scale medical devices include whole body CT scanner, electroencephalograph, brain electrical activity mapping device, urine analyzer, automatic biochemical analyzer, chromatograph for pharmaceutical analysis, automatic blood cell analyzer, evoked potentials measuring apparatus, transcranial Doppler diagnostic apparatus and other fairly advanced examination equipment.


It has strong technical force. There are currently 198 medical personnel in the hospital, among whom 16 have gained the senior title and 64 the middle title. Most of the persons responsible for different departments have obtained the senior technical title as an associate chief physician or above. In 1993, it passed the examination with favorable results and was granted the title of “first class, second level” specialized hospital of mental disorder, making it the first hospital to win this title in the whole province. In March 1996, it was awarded the honorary title of “Civilized Demonstration Unit” by the municipal government.


List of Departments
 

The hospital has set up psychiatry department I, II, III, IV, V, neurology department, rehabilitation department, Foshan detoxification center for volunteer addicts, outpatient department and rehabilitation center.
  
Psychiatry department I is the geriatrics department, specializing in the treatment of male and female patients with mental disorders in their old age. There are 45 hospital beds. The chief of the department is Chen Zhirui, male, chief physician, born in March, 1940, with a bachelor’s degree. 
 
Psychiatry department II and III are male psychiatry departments, focusing on treating male patients with mental disorders. Psychiatry department II has 60 hospital beds. Its chief is Wang Shaojuan, female, associate chief physician, born in February, 1949, with a bachelor’s degree. Psychiatry department III has 80 hospital beds. Guo Jintao is the chief. Guo, male, associate chief physician, born in September, 1963, with a bachelor’s degree.
 Psychiatry department IV and V are female psychiatry departments, specializing in treating female patients with mental disorders. There are 60 hospital beds in psychiatry department IV. The chief is Li Chongyong, male, associate chief physician, born in March, 1959, with a bachelor’s degree. Psychiatry department V has 60 hospital beds. Its chief Gu Guomou, male, is an attending physician, born in September, 1945, having received technical secondary school education.  

Department of neurology offers the service to patients with nervous system disease and all kinds of internal medical disease. Especially, it has quite rich experience in treating patients with post-traumatic brain syndrome and sequelae of cerebral apoplexy. There are 50 hospital beds. Its chief, Zheng Zhaokui, male, is an associate chief physician, born in September, 1950, with junior college diploma.

The rehabilitation department concentrates on treating convalescent mental patients, and at the same time receives patients with relatively stable condition who are required to have long hospitalization by their family members. The feature of the department is its comparatively low cost. It has 40 hospital beds. The chief is Li Xuesong, male, attending physician, born in December, 1963, with a bachelor’s degree.     

Foshan detoxification center for volunteer addicts mainly receives patients who are voluntary to have inpatient detoxification. There are 40 hospital beds. Li Xuesong serves concurrently as its chief.
 

The outpatient department is a polyclinic, with psychiatry department, neurology department, department of internal medicine, TCM department, department of obstetrics and gynecology, E.N.T. department, department of stomatology, department of headache, department of psychological counseling, psychotherapy department, cosmetology department, department of health examination and others. The chief of the department is Cai Jiaobi, male, associate chief physician, born in March, 1942, with junior college degree. The department has also set up psychotherapy room, presided over by attending physician Xie Jianwen.


The rehabilitation center covers an area of nearly 700 sq. m., consisting of a fitness room, a music therapy room, a room for arts and calligraphy, a room for oxygen therapy, a reading room, a sports hall, a recreation room, a room for handicraft, etc. Those rich and colorful activities have exerted favorable effects on mental patients for their rehabilitation. 

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