Peking University First Hospital
Address: No. 8 Xishiku St., Xicheng District, Beijing
Běijīng Dà xué dì yī yī yuàn
Běijīng shì xī chéng qū xī shén kù dà jiē bā hào
- Phone: 010-83572211
Wechat ID: bdyy_1915 or bdyy_pku
Public or Private?
Appointment or Outpatient?
Appointment can be made through wechat, Aplipay, phone call 010-114 or website http://www.bjguahao.gov.cn/index.htm.
Official Hospital Description
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Peking University first hospital ("Peking University Hospital") is located in Beijing's old Imperial Palace. It is one of the large-scale comprehensive three-class grade A hospital.
Founded in 1915, Peking University Hospital is the first National hospital established in China and one of the first clinical medical schools in the country. Peking University Hospital, formerly known as Beijing Medical School. In 1946 it mergered with Beijing Medical College and Peking University. Hence it changed the name to "Peking University Hospital"; After that, in 2000 Peking University and Beijing Medical University two schools merged again, then the hospital renamed as "Peking University First Hospital". In 2008 it became the central health care Base Hospital.
English service available?No.
Are foreign doctors available?
Does hospital direct-bill insurance companies?
Where do mothers labor, deliver & recover?
Labor and deliver in separate rooms
Are labor, delivery, recovery rooms private?
Most of their rooms are dormitory rooms and there are very few single rooms.
Is NICU available on site?
Are natural birthing alternatives available (water birth, birthing on a yoga ball, etc...)?
Epidural analgesia and doula available.
Does the hospital support VBAC?
It depends on the expectant Mom's condition and doctor's opinion.
Is a birthing coach, spouse, friend and/or translator allowed in the delivery room during delivery?
Fathers are allowed to accompany their wives into the delivery room for a natural birth (not for a C-section).
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