Founded in 1954, Hangzhou Seventh People’s Hospital now becomes a 3A specialized hospital and enjoys nationwide high reputation after several generations’ over six decades’ efforts to explore and develop. It is a hospital that majors in treatment of psychological and mental disorders integrating medical treatment, teaching, research, prevention and rehabilitation. Besides, it is a teaching hospital of Mental Health Center of School of Medicine of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou Mental Health Clinical College of Anhui Medical University, School of Medicine of Zhejiang University, Zhejiang Industry and Commerce University, Anhui Medical University and Hangzhou Normal University, and it is also a psychiatry accreditation hospital designated by Zhejiang Provincial Government. Meanwhile, it is an affiliated unit of Hangzhou mental (psychological) health work leading group office and the technical guidance unit for mental hospitals of 11 cities, including Yiwu, Dongyang, Rui’an and Jiande etc.
Based on psychiatric treatment, our hospital takes active part in expanding services areas and has successively established the first geriatric mental rehabilitation center in Zhejiang, Hangzhou psychological crisis research and intervention center, Hangzhou sleep disorders diagnosis and treatment center, psychological counseling center, Hangzhou complicated psychiatric disease treatment center, Hangzhou mental rehabilitation diagnosis and treatment center, Red Cross psychological rescue team, first 24 hours hotline services for psychological counseling, and the first children’s sensory integration therapy room, and psychological counseling clinic in Wenyi Road. It is an affiliated unit of behavioral medicine branch association of Zhejiang medical association, Zhejiang Chinese Medicine Institute Emotional Diseases Branch association, Zhejiang nurse association mental health special committee and provincial mental health promotion association. Now there are 950 available patient beds in our hospital and among them 800 beds are approved. Meanwhile, we open specialist outpatient clinics such as psychiatric department, department of psychology, psychological counseling, department of children psychology, senile mental (psychological) science, Department of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, internal medicine, neurology internal medicine, and special disease outpatient clinics for depression, anxiety disorders, senile memory impairment, senile sleep disorders, children learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, hyperactivity, sleep disorders, early intervention of mental illness, substance dependence, psychological trauma counseling and treatment, rehabilitation treatment, nursing consultation, and provide psychiatric judicial identification, mental disability identification, mental disability identification, psychological crisis intervention and other services.
With comfortable medical environment and advanced medical equipment, the hospital covers an area of 39,000 square meters and it is known as the “garden hospital” due to singing birds and fragrant flowers. It is equipped with the first laboratory of molecular biology of provincial specialized hospital in Zhejiang province and laboratory of brain function, and cooperates with School of Medicine of Zhejiang University to establish Chinese Brain Bank. Furthermore, it is equipped with 1.5T MRI, spiral CT, digital radiography system (DR), automatic immune luminescence instrument, full automatic biochemical analyzer, fluorescence quantitative PCR instrument, full automatic sleep analyzer, multi-parameter biological feedback system, transcranial magnetic stimulation, color Doppler ultrasonography and other advanced equipment.
Attaching great importance to discipline construction and the development of connotation, our hospital has powerful specialized strength. There are more than 600 existing staffs in our hospital, including more than 90 staff with senior professional title, 9 staff with title of doctoral and master’s tutors, 12 staff with doctor degree, 67 staff with master degree, and more than 30 staff who are master or doctor students, 7 distinguished specialists and 5 staff with the title of provincial “151 talent project” and civic “131 talent project”. Its psychiatry (behavioral medicine) project is co-established by provincial and municipal medical association, its medical psychology is the civic first class and key discipline, and its psychiatry and mental health rehabilitation is the civic second class and third class key disciplines respectively. Strengthening its research and development to build a scientific research platform, creating an academic atmosphere, and mobilizing the initiative of scientific research lead to great improvement of its entire scientific research. In these three years, our hospital has 49 projects approved in various areas, including 1 national natural fund project and 7 provincial and ministerial projects. There are 140 research papers being published, including 65 first class paper and 8 SCI papers. And we obtained 31 continuing education programs, including 15 nation-level programs.
Upholding the principle of “healthy psychology, healthy life”, our hospital actively carries out mental diseases prevention and control in community, popularizes community mental health services, and implements community-hospital integrated operation mode, which play a positive and important role in founding the civic mental (psychology) health work — “Hangzhou mode”. Established in 2004, the psychological crisis intervention center has achieved good social benefits and gained nationwide high reputation since it provided psychological intervention service to the people suffering from Typhoon “Rananim”, Typhoon “Saomai”, “Wenchuan Earthquake”, “Yushu Earthquake” and Xinjiang turmoil outbroke on 5th July, Wenzhou train incidents happened on 23rd July and other emergencies in recent years.
Our hospital adheres to the spirit of ambitious and unlimited medical care services, upholds the service philosophy of “respect, communication, understand and caring” and strives to provide quality, efficient, safe and convenient medical services.