【General information】the Fourth People's Hospital of Wuhu, formerly known as the Mental Hospital of Wuhu, was established in 1969, and is located in Wuxiashan East Road, Yijiang District, Wuhu City. At present, the hospital is a tertiary first-class psychiatric hospital integrating medical treatment, prevention, teaching, scientific research and rehabilitation. The hospital covers an area of 80,000 m2 (including the General Hospital in Wuhu and the Nanlin branch), has a building area of 45,000 m2, and provides a total of 1688 beds. The psychiatrist section of the Anhui Physicians Association, the Wuhu Psychological Society, the Wuhu Sleep Study Association, the psychiatry branch of the Wuhu Medical Association, the clinical and counseling psychology branch of the Anhui Psychological Society, and the Wuhu Psychiatric and Hygiene Guidance Center are all attached to the Fourth People's Hospital of Wuhu which is also the initiator of the 2nd Psychiatric and Hygiene Treatment Alliance of Anhui. The psychiatry department of the hospital enters the List of the Medical Care and Hygiene Priorities during the 14th Five-year Plan of Anhui. The psychology team was awarded a title of "5111" Innovation Team of Wuhu (batch 2) in 2014. General Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, Affective Disorders, Geriatric Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology enter the List of the key medical specialties of Wuhu during the 14th Five Year Plan. The hospital, the only psychiatric and hygiene hospital in Aunhui, has engaged in the construction of the "Trial City of National Comprehensive Management of Psychiatric and Hygiene” project with outstanding achievements. In the first national performance eva1uation of tertiary public hospitals, it ranked 15th among national psychiatric hospitals. In July 2022, the hospital and Beijing Anding Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University began to cooperate to build a national regional medical center.
【Staff construction】 There are a total of 606 special technicians currently, including over 53 staffs with senior professional post, over 32 professors, 2 with doctoral degree, 43 with master's degree, and 17 master supervisors.
【Medical technique】he hospital features powerful technical resources and has over ten professional departments covering psychiatry, psychology, psychosis recovery, geriopsychosis, jurisdictional identifications of mental diseases, diagnosis center of sleep disorder, and research and intervention center of psychological crisis. Besides, the hospital provides seven acute disease treatment zones, five patient recovery zones, one geriatric zone, one psychological zone, one children and adolescent zone, one sleep medicine zone and one addiction medicine zone. It integrates over 10 special therapy areas including schizophrenia, disturbance of emotion, drugs and alcohol dependence, sleep disorder and neuroses, eating disorder, psychological medicine for children, teenagers and the elderly, mental rehabilitation, psychotherapy, psychological consultation and assessment, research and intervention of psychological crisis, and jurisdictional identifications of mental diseases.
【Education and Scientific Research】The hospital is an affiliated hospital of Bengbu Medical College and Bio-X Center of Shanghai Jiaotong University, serves as an educational base for Anhui Medical University, Anhui University of Chinese Medicine, Wannan Medical College, Bengbu Medical College and Anhui Normal University, and also assumes the responsibility of cultivating master students for Wannan Medical College and Bengbu Medical College. During the development of the hospital, it always adheres to the philosophy of improving itself by scientific education and talents. Since 2014, it has dispatched several staffs to go to Italy, Germany, USA, UK, Ireland, Singapore, and other countries for exchange and further study. It also has begun to cooperate with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Columbia University and University of Aberdeen in the study of schizophrenia gene genetics since 2006.The hospital established the " Academician Helin Workstation "in 2010 and “Academician Helin's New Medical Cooperation Demonstration Base”in 2020. In 2021, the hospital and Shanghai Mental Health Center began to jointly establish the "Yangtze River Delta Spiritual and Psychological Innovation Team" to carry out all-round cooperation in medical teaching and research. At present, the hospital has completed two national 863 projects, one key project assigned by the National Science Foundation, and one project of national key research and development plan. It is currently undertaking one international cooperative research project, four provincial research projects, and 29 municipal research projects. Hospital employees have obtained 30 utility model patents, ten appearance patents, three Anhui Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Awards, and nine provincial-level scientific and technological achievement registrations.
【Public welfare】 The hospital has cooperated with over 50 units , including fire prevention, pubic security, universities, social communities, enterprises and government institutes, for many years to establish a training and practice base of psychological counselors, a mental health assistance center for university students, a consultation center focusing on women, children, family and marriage problems, a training and guidance center for psychological test on recruits, a center for the Wuhu psychological salvation with psychological hotline , and a mental health service center for children and adolescents in Wuhu city, all of which contribute a lot to the improvement of citizens' mental health and the construction of a harmonious society.
【Honorary title】Adhering to the philosophy of maintaining good morality, applying outstanding medical techniques, loving and being kind to our patients, pushing innovations and going beyond ourselves, and being practical and dedicated, the hospital has, with the purposes of improving ourselves by science & technology and talents and service and becoming a nationally-known psychiatric and hygiene treatment center that is satisfied by citizens, trusted by society, and supported by its staffs, worked hard and therefore awarded over 160 titles including the National March 8th Excellent Team Award, the National Model Hospital Award with Improved Medical Service, the National Harmonious Hospital Award, One of the 100 Chinese Excellent Psychiatric and Hygiene Institutes Trusted by Citizens, the Civilized Unit Award of Anhui, the Model Unit Award of Anhui for Staffs' Professional Ethics Construction, the Anhui Health Promotion Hospital Award, the Excellent Grass-roots Party Organization Award of Wuhu, the "May 1st" Labor Prize of Wuhu, One of the Most Excellent Ten Quality Service Windows of Wuhu, and the Red-Packet-Free Hospital of Wuhu.
At present, the hospital is implementing the talent strategy and working hard to better itself by applying advanced science, technology and education approaches and enhancing its own specialties, with the purpose of making a great leap forward, breaking new ground and achieving further development. All of the medical and care staffs are gathering strength and working hard to achieve the aim of becoming a first-class and well-known modern mental health center in China, based on its doctrine of kindheartedness, dedication, specialism and helpfulness.