Beijing Medical Social Workers Conference 2024 Held
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission

On March 26, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission organized the Beijing Medical Social Workers Conference 2024.

A promotional video on Beijing’s medical social work was played at the conference. Four units including the Dongcheng District Health Commission, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing Luhe Hospital, and Changping District Shigezhuang Community Health Service Center exchanged their experiences on medical social work. Beijing’s medical social work in 2023 was summarized and the work in 2024 was deployed.

As of the end of 2023, there are 130 medical and health institutions carrying out medical social work in Beijing, with 337 medical social workers, a significant increase from 2019, showing a good trend of year-on-year growth.

It was emphasized at the meeting that medical social workers are an important part of the high-quality development of the capital's health industry, the modernization of health governance, and promoting doctor-patient harmony and reshaping the image of the industry. All units should have a clear understanding of the situation, clear ideas, combine the actual conditions of each unit, adapt measures to local conditions, reform and innovate, and coordinate with multiple parties to create a new situation in the development of medical and social work in Beijing and help the high-quality development of the capital's health industry.

Leaders and heads of relevant departments of the district health commissions and economic development zone social undertakings bureaus, heads of tertiary hospitals and relevant directly affiliated units, heads of relevant departments of medical social workers and front-line medical social workers attended the meeting.