The Women’s Hospital is the largest unit in Europe focused on teaching and studying gynaecological disorders and obstetrics. It is responsible for basic education and specialist training in gynaecological disorders and obstetrics organised by the Faculty of Medicine. Research operations at the Women’s Hospital are active, with the hospital being responsible for postgraduate research education in the field.
The Women’s Hospital operates in facilities provided by the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa at the Women’s Hospital, the Kätilöopisto Maternity Hospital and Jorvi Hospital. The hospital conducts close and seamless operations with the hospital district.
The Swedish-language teaching unit at the Women’s Hospital has the nationwide responsibility in basic education to educate gynaecologists and obstetricians capable of conducting their work in Swedish.