The Lausanne University Hospital, in Lausanne, is one of the five university hospitals in Switzerland. The Lausanne University Hospital is linked to the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne. The CHUV's medical services benefit over 45, 000 patients a year. Almost 3000 babies are born every year in the obstetrics department. Approximately 9000 employees work at the CHUV. The university hospital acts as a general university hospital for people living in the Lausanne area, covering all areas of medical treatment. It also serves as a hospital offering acute and specialist care for the whole Canton of Vaud and parts of French-speaking Switzerland. OrganisationDepartments of the University Hospital of Lausanne:Department of Emergency Medicine Department of Oncology Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology Services Department of Hospital Logistics Department of Community Medicine and Health.