Message from the Hospital President

Dr.Yoshinari Furukawa
HHiroshima Red Cross Hospital
Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital President

In 1939, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital was established and subsuqently bombed on August 6, 1945. In 1956,Hiroshima Atomic-bomb Hospital was established and in 1988, when the 6th hospital building was rebuilt, the Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and the Atomic bomb Hospital were merged and renamed the Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital. Through these changes, we have formed the hospital that you see today. Currently, the number of clinical departments totals 26,furthermore the hospital has been classified as a community health care support hospital in addition to being a central cancer cooperation community health care hospital. The hospital has over 1,000 staff including, 146 doctors, 605 nurses, 145 pharmacists and skiagraphers, medical technologists 100 clerks.
Currrent pending issues include reconstructing the two hospital buildings which do not meet the latest earthquake-resistant standards. In response to this issue we are planning new hospital building construction in the near future. Specifically, we will enlarge a building in order to connect it with the main hospital building on the east side of the 6th hospital building. Furthermore we are working towards developing a convenient hospital while reducing the number of sickbed.Completion in scheduled for 2016 , including the issue of securing of parking lot until completion we ask for your continued patience please. Under the Red Cross Spirit, our goal is to make us a hospital which people love and trust. We’d like to devote ourselves and make efforts to meet your expectations and also to provide safe medical treatment while respecting your human rights. Thank you very much for your constant support and cooperation.