General Hospital of General Staff of PLA

General Hospital of General Staff of PLA


    The General Hospital of the General Staff Headquarters (309 Hospital of the PLA) is located in Haidian District, Beijing. It covers an area of 750,000 square meters and has a medical room area of 158,000 square meters. It is the only tertiary first-class general hospital in Northwest Beijing. It is the national and Beijing designated hospital for industrial injury treatment and rehabilitation, the national training base for interventional diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and the national stroke prevention and treatment base. It is the first designated hospital for medical insurance and baby-friendly hospital in Beijing. It is also the Academy of Military Medical Sciences and the Fourth Military Medical University. Teaching hospitals, joint training units for postgraduates and post-doctoral research workstations in more than 20 universities such as China Medical University. In 2009 and 2011, they were rated as advanced units serving the army.

Historical Evolution

    The General Hospital of the General Staff Headquarters (formerly the 309 Hospital of the People's Liberation Army) was established in 1958. Its predecessors were the Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Military Academy, the 41st Hospital and the 315th Hospital. At the beginning of its establishment, it belonged to the General Hospital of the PLA. In November 1960, the hospital was placed under direct leadership. In May 2004, it was merged into PLA General Hospital and renamed General Staff Hospital in 2009, which belongs to the General Staff Department.

Characteristic Departments

    The hospital has 45 specialized disciplines, such as the National and Military Key Disciplines of Tuberculosis Research Institute, the Army Organ Transplantation Research Institute and the Army Orthopaedic Center, with an average annual number of outpatient and emergency visits of more than 1.4 million, hospitalizations of more than 40,000 and operations of more than 20,000 people. It has 3T nuclear magnetic resonance, 320 row CT, PET-CT, gamma knife and other large medical and scientific research facilities worth nearly 500 million yuan. The clinical application information systems of HIS, PACS and LIS are well established.

Medical team

    There are more than 2000 health professionals and technicians in the hospital, including more than 200 senior professionals, more than 85% of the master's degree, 56 master's degree and doctoral tutors, nearly 200 people holding academic posts above provincial and ministerial levels, 5 experts at technical level, 4 vice-commissioners of national professional societies, and the chairman of the General Medical Science and Technology Committee. Sixteen members; two members are entitled to special government allowances and 35 members are entitled to post allowances for outstanding professional and technical personnel in the army.