Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Obstetrics and GynaecologySion

Gynaecology is the medico-surgical speciality devoted to the physiology of and conditions affecting the female genital system. Obstetrics is a medico-surgical speciality connected to pregnancy and labour. The main practitioners of this speciality are midwives and doctors. Bringing these two specialities together allows for holistic care to be provided to women during their lives. The Valais Hospital Obstetrics and Gynaecology Departments are located in Sion for the Valais romand region and in Visp for the Haut-Valais region.

Concentrating these specialists in the two sites of Sion and Visp ensures a high level of competence. The Valais Hospital is home to one of the most important maternity wards in French-speaking Switzerland and more than 2,100 babies have been born at the Valais Hospital.



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