AZ SINT LUCAS BRUGGE
Accreditations: Doctors: Beds:
International Patient Services: Yes
Final 1959 hummed in the Bruges region of rumors about the establishment of various health institutions.
EJ De Smedt wished to establish a private hospital based on the Christian worldview. On January 10, 1960 he gave the order to the Congregation of the Sisters of St. This command was accepted with enthusiasm. Among the thrust and the dynamic spirit of canon F. Vanden Berghe, general manager of the congregation, St. Luke was presented as the patron saint of the hospital, because St. Luke is the patron saint of physicians.
On January 25, 1960 was an area of approximately 4 hectares purchased The area stretched from’s Heer Baldwin Burg St. Trudoledeke the stream and almost to the old railway Eeklo-Bruges. South of the building site were the Low Loweiden not qualify for housing.
The construction of the hospital 1962-1965
The first stone on May 26, 1962 was the first official ceremony took place at the construction site in the concrete skeleton that a hospital would be. The first stone of the hospital was bricked and blessed by Mgr. V. V. Vangheluwe Vicar General Mgr. EJ De Smedt, then Bishop of Bruges.
By decision of the council in October 1963 the street was the name assigned to St. Luke Hitting. The name choice was determined by the consideration that the Town wanted a permanent certificate of appreciation for her greatest work of the Congregation of the Sisters of Joseph; the St. Luke Clinic was established for the 'suffering' fellows.
De startperiode 1965-1967 The launch periods 1965-1967
1965: Opening St. Luke Hospital (175 beds).
On Sunday, November 14, 1965 the hospital held the first open house.
On November 25 the first consultations were launched on November 29 and were the first recording of a patient.
The first operation was performed on December 9. The first birth and the opening of the maternity on the third floor took place on December 10.
On October 18, 1966 the hospital was solemnly consecrated.
The General Hospital Sint-Lucas Brugge wants an independent, modern, efficient, and quality human hospital, with specific patient-driven care with which the hospital wants to identify and profile.
The AZ Sint-Lucas Brugge will offer high-quality care at reasonable cost and using the following 6 values.
Because the Christian tradition inspires us and exults, we focus on what a person touches