Your comfort

Art in Hospital


The HUG encourages art and culture in its caregiving premises. Exhibitions, concerts and even conferences are regularly offered to our inpatients and their close friends and relatives. Find out about the programme during your hospital stay by visiting or by calling  +41 22 305 41 44.

Volunteers *


These volunteers can be recognized by their badge. They are there to chat with you, to give support or simply be there for you. If you want to meet a volunteer, please let a nurse in your unit know.

(*) Except for the Maternity, the Psychiatric Hospital and the Clinic of Crans-Montana



Download the Concerto app (FR) and start to contribute to your own treatment. Consult your treatment schedule, choose your meals and discover the human body in images. You can also revise your Living Will with the module “Allow-us” and other functionalities.

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Health information


Brochures and videos inform you and help you to manage your illness better. Discover the complete collection at Health information section and on HUG web TV. HUG news can also be read on social networks :

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Auxiliary equipment


To help you to get about, wheelchairs, walking sticks and frames are provided free of charge for your use inside the hospital. If you wear glasses, contact lenses or have prostheses (dental or hearing aids), make sure you bring the necessary products for their maintenance and cases to put them away.

Lost items


Please advise the care team of any losses of items.

Pot plants and flowers


For hygiene reasons, pot plants are not allowed in the hospital rooms. This rule does not apply to cut flowers.



Internet access is free. Just connect to the ((o)) HUG-Public network.


To find out more, see the section Concierge at your service (FR)

Last update : 31/07/2023