Hôpital Edouard Herriot Lyon - Hospices Civils de Lyon

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Lyon, France

Hospital description

Hôpital Edouard Herriot is one of the hospitals in the group of Hospices Civils de Lyon which is the second largest University hospital group in France.The group is made up of 14 establishments.

The hospital was initially created in 1802 when two hospitals, Hôtel Dieu and La Charité amalgamated.

For over 200 years, as a centre of excellence combining all medical and surgical disciplines, HCL has drawn on a rich palette of human, technical and logistical resources to fulfil its missions of healthcare, education, research (2,000 trials currently in progress), medical innovation, preventive medicine and health education. HCL is also a world-class centre in the fight against cancer, and is classed amongst the 25 best hospitals in the world.

With an annual budget allocation of 1.5 billion Euros, more than 5,400 beds and spaces and over 23,000 professionals, of which 5,000 are internationally recognised doctors with access to the latest equipment, the network devotes itself daily to its mission: contributing towards the
constant improvement of the health of the French and Europeans.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language French
Funding Status Public


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