Saint James Hospital
The Saint James Hospital started operating in 1996 as the Capua Palace Hospital in Sliema, Malta. St James Hospital is a 70 bed medical/surgical hospital comprising a 24hr Emergency and Ambulance service, Radiology Department (PET/CT, CT, MRI, Mammogram, Ultrasound and Digital X-Rays), Out-patient Clinics, Dental Clinic, Pharmacy, Operating Theatres x 5 (including a catheterisation lab and an endoscopy suite), Laboratory, a dedicated physiotherapy unit including a functional in-patient and out-patient gymnasium, kitchen, Staff Canteen, Client Cafeteria, CSSD unit, Body Hold and Morgue and Chapel. Our vision is to continually improve our services and facilities by investing in the latest technology, employing the highest level of medical specialists and maintaining a dynamic and motivated workforce, which has become the flagship of our group. Planet Physio is a collaborative project between Planet Health International and Saint James Hospital. Planet Physio offers comprehensive physio therapeutic and rehabilitation services, providing a holistic “one stop shop” approach. The multidisciplinary team provides unique individual assessment and patient treatment plans depending on the patients’ specific presenting complaint. Other services include: Management and treatment of all orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, sports and neurological ailments and injuries in adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. As part of our multidisciplinary approach, we offer a wide variety of sports medicine and related healthcare services to people of all ages, activity levels and backgrounds, including general physiotherapy, sports specific physiotherapy, sport specific exercise prescriptive programmes, podiatry services, massage therapies and access to Sports Physician and Orthopaedic Services.
There are currently 4 clinics in Malta under the name of ‘Planet Physio’ but Planet Physio is also found internationally, particularly in Libya under the name of Janzour, (a stand alone outpatient centre), Ben Ashour (inpatient and outpatient services within the Saint James Hospital) and Hay Damask in Tripoli (outpatient and inpatient physiotherapy services within the Saint James Hospital). In September 2018, Saint James Hospital Group opened its first dedicated Rehabilitation Clinic in Belgrade, Serbia.
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