Swiss Paraplegic Centre

The Swiss Paraplegic Centre (SPC) in Nottwil (Canton Lucerne) is a nationally and internationally recognised private specialist clinic for spinal cord, back, and respiratory care, offering acute treatment and rehabilitation for life. The SPC has 190 beds available and employs more than 1200 members of staff. Itwas opened in 1990 by Dr. med. Guido A. Zäch.

The specialist clinic belongs to the Swiss Paraplegic Group, which comprises an integral network of services for the comprehensive rehabilitation of people with a spinal cord injury. The Swiss Paraplegic Foundation is responsible for the network. Further information is available on www.paraplegie.ch.

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Our philosophy

“NOTTWIL – for better medicine”

This is our guiding principle as we move into the future. We focus on the three medical fields of spinal cord injury, back, and respiratory care. In addition to reimbursements from insurance companies, we receive additional funds for this from the SPF and from the solidarity group. This is associated with a special performance mandate that we can only fulfil properly if we provide different medicine in these three medical fields: comprehensive medicine, holistic medicine, or in short, medicine that is better than other medicine. The three medical fields of Spinal cord injury, Back, and Respiratory care are complemented by Acute treatment and Rehabilitation for Life as well as by Participation, Research, and Management. These nine letters in bold represent both the SPC and our CUBE management concept.

Please visit our thecube.ch microsite for further information (in german).

 

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