Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen

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Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen

The Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen is a modern medical facility with the highest standards of medical service and rich history dating back over 160 years. The hospital is the academic medical facility of the Ruhr University Bochum, which provides unhindered access to medical innovations. With 530 beds for inpatient treatment, the hospital has a reputation as the largest medical center in the region.
12 specialized departments operate on the basis of the hospital. The key clinical focuses include internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, otolaryngology, urology, orthopedics, traumatology and radiology. Medical care is provided by a highly qualified team of professionals. The total number of hospital employees is more than 1,200 people who make every effort to ensure their patients the complete restoration of health and improve their quality of life.

Great importance is attached to cooperation with other hospitals in the region and throughout Germany. In this context, a special role is given to cooperation with the St. Elisabeth Hospital Herten. The special focus is on the international projects, which contributes to a productive exchange of experience and technology.

The hospital annually diagnoses and treats more than 17,000 inpatients, which testifies to the impeccable reputation of the medical facility and a great credibility of patients.

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Patients rooms

The patients of the Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen live in comfortable rooms made in light colors and modern design. The standard room furnishing includes an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a wardrobe, a telephone and a TV. The patient room also includes a table and chairs for receiving visitors.

Meals and Menus

The hospital's own kitchen offers patients a varied diet consisting of three main dishes, as well as numerous dishes for special diets. In addition, the hospital's pastry chef bakes fresh pies and cakes daily.

Each patient room has a description of the current menu. The nurses and caregivers will write down your wishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The patients who are indicated a special diet receive other meals.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






The patient rooms have televisions and radios. You will need headphones that can be purchased at the information desk or brought with you. For hygienic reasons, these headphones cannot be returned to the hospital staff. The use of personal televisions and radios is prohibited.


The hospital offers patients visits to church services. Both Catholic and Evangelical church services are held here. All services are held in a chapel located on the ground floor, which at other times is open for silent prayer.

If the patient cannot visit the chapel on his own to participate in the church service, the care specialists will deliver him there in bed or in a special chair (by prior arrangement).

Accompanying person

The accommodation of accompanying persons in the hospital is possible for an extra charge if there are free beds.

About the city

Recklinghausen is a city in Germany located in the northwest of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is also the center of the eponymous district.

In the past, the city had the status of an important industrial center. Today, Recklinghausen is a major cultural center, as well as a popular tourist destination. The city has several world famous museums. In addition, Recklinghausen is famous for its Ruhrfestspielen Theatrical Festival, which has been held here annually since 1947.

Most of the historic buildings are located in the downtown, which almost completely survived after aerial bombardments during World War II. One of the most significant sights of the city is the Museum of Icons, which is located in the downtown near St. Peter's Church. It houses one of the largest icon collections outside the Orthodox world. It has about 1, 000 icons.

A walk along the Old Market Square, which is the heart of the historical part of Recklinghausen, will also bring a lot of pleasure. The square is decorated with ancient mansions of the XVII and XIX centuries, which gives it a special atmosphere of the old times. It is also worth visiting the Baroque Residence Engelsburg, which was built in the form of a horseshoe. This is the most famous baroque building in the region and the most important secular building of the city. Nowadays, the residence houses a luxurious four-star hotel with a beautiful restaurant, which is distinguished by fine cuisine and excellent service.

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