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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Population: 400,000
Languages: Maltese and English
Capital: Valletta
Currency: Maltese lira
Int Code: +356

In total there are eight healthcare centres providing primary care and a number of hospitals providing secondary and tertiary care. The main teaching hospitals is St Luke’s with 850 beds. This is being replaced with a new (800-bed) hospital next to the University. In total there are about 2000 acute beds in Malta. There is a shortage of nurses but they have plenty of doctors

 

Useful Addresses:

Ministry of Health, St Joseph High Road, St Venera Tel: +356 485 1000 Fax: 443 595
Maltese Medical Council, Castellania Place, 15 Merchants Street, Valletta Tel: +356 224 071
Malta Medical Association: Medisle Village, St Andrews STJ 14, Malta Tel: +356 338851 Fax: 235638 www.synapse.net.mt 
Malta Nurses Association: PO Box 63, Hamrun, Malta
Malta Dental Association: Federation of Professional Bodies, Alamein Road, Medisle Village, St Andrews STJ 07
MADS - Malta Association of Dental Students : www.madsonline.org - they organise exchanges for dental students - email the National Exchnage Officer neo@madsonline.org for more details
Malta Association of Physiotherapists: Marwin, Carob Street, Msida MSD 03 Tel: +356 312 367
Malta Association of Occupational Therapists: OT Department, St Luke’s Hospital, G’Mangia MSD 07 Tel: +356 241 251 Fax: 240 176

THE MEDICAL SCHOOL AND HOSPITALS:

The Medical School, St Luke’s Hospital, MSIDA, Guardamangia 06, Malta. Tel: +356 3290 2224 www.um.edu.mt This is the only Maltese Medical School and they are very well set up for arranging electives (and Socrates programmes). Write to: The Maltese Medical Students Association Exchange Committee at the above address or look at their web site (www.mmsa.org.mt
They operate an ‘exchange’ programme whereby they try to tie in one of their students going to your country. This is not a problem. If you arrange an exchange your accommodation is free, if not it’s about £3.75/night. Elective fees work out at £1.50/day. The Medical School provides the following specialities: medicine, neurology, O&G, paeds, cardiology, geriatrics, pathology, community medicine, public health, surgery, radiology, ENT, opthalmology, psychiatry, health information, dermatology, oncology, orhthopaedics, dentistry and casualty. They can be arranged in St Luke’s or in one of the other hospitals. 

St Luke’s Hospital, Guardamangia, Malta Tel: +356 241251/247860/ 234101.The hospital: St Luke’s is the teaching hospital (850 beds) of Malta

Other Hospitals:

Gozo General Hospital, Victoria, Gozo Tel: +356 561600 Fax: 560 881 (This is a general hospital for those on the island of Gozo. It has 159 beds.)
Mount Carmel Hospital, Attard, Malta Tel: +356 415183 Fax: 415 009. (Malta’s main psychiatric hospital with 625 beds.)
Boffa Hospital, Floriana Tel: +356 224 581 Fax: 225 705
St Philip’s Hospital, Psaila St, Snata Venera Tel: +356 442 211 Fax: 446 030
Sir Paul Boffa Hospital, Floriana, Malta Tel: +356 224491/224581/245019/245091. (A skin cancer, convalescence and fever hospital. It has 110 beds.)
St Vincent de Paule Residence, Luqa, Malta Tel: +356 224461/2/3. (A residence for the elderly with over 1000 beds.)
Ta’L-lbragg Hospital, Gozo, Malta. (This is the psychiatric and geriatric hospital for the island of Gozo. It has 100 beds.)
Zammit Clapp Hospital, St Julian’s, Malta Tel: +356 344950 Fax: 344914. (A specialized geriatric hospital. It has 60 beds.)

HEALTH CENTRES:

For primary healthcare contact: Dr Ray Busuttil, 7 Harper Lane, Floriana VLT 14, Malta Tel: 233393 Fax: 233393.

There are eight Health Centres:

Triq FS Fenech, Florina VLT 14, Malta Tel: +356 243314-5/244340.
Pjazza M Scicluna, Gzira GZR 05, Malta Tel: +356 337245/344766.
Triq iL-Vitorja/Triq San Dwardu, Qormi, Malta Tel: +356 484450-3.
Centru Civiku, Paola, Malta Tel: +356 691314/5.
1 Triq Sofia, Cospicua CSP 02, Malta Tel: +356 675492/ 673292/3.
Centru Civiku, Mosta, Malta Tel: +356 433256/432062/ 411065.
Centru Civiku, Rabat, Malta Tel: +356 459082/3.
Dr Enrico, Mizzi Street, Victoria VCT 107, Malta Tel: +356 561600.

 

 
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