The advisory outpatient department is a unit within Kyiv City Clinical Oncology Center. This is what it has been called since the opening of the Kyiv City Oncology Center in 1990. By that time this unit was called “an outpatient department at Oncology Dispensary”. It is located in a separate polyclinic building together with diagnostic and laboratory units.
Since 1990 the clinic has been headed by such doctors:
1990–1999 – Olena Tymofiivna Alekseenko;
1991–1994 – Oleksandr Mykolayovych Shevchenko;
1994–1997 – Tamara Illivna Siniborova;
1998–2001 – Roksana Valeriivna Kirik.
2001–2013 – Igor Evgeniyovych Skobenko;
Since 2013 to the present time the department has been headed by Andriy Mechyslavovych Neiman.
The advisory outpatient department is designed for 250 visits per shift, operates on the principle of “the only doctor: hospital – polyclinic”. Reception in the clinic is conducted by doctors of 18 specialties. This provides a complete examination of patients already at the polyclinic level. This way a patient has an opportunity to choose the doctor at his will.
The staff of the advisory outpatient department consists of:
Doctors – 17 staffing positions.
Nurses – 17.5 staffing positions.
Assistant nurses – 9 staffing positions.
Medical registrars – 13 staffing positions.
Also, on the basis of the department, consultants from different departments of universities work, such as:
– National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shupyk, Department of Oncology and Radiology.
– Bogomolets National Medical University, Department of Oncology.
– Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology named after R.E. Kavetskyi.
– Institute of Urology, AMS of Ukraine, department of oncourology.
– Ukrainian Military Medical Academy, Department of Military Surgery.
The main task of outpatient department is an examination in a short time of patients with referrals from the city’s treatment and prophylactic institutions in order to establish the diagnosis and plan a special treatment in case of diagnosis of cancer. For the last 10 years of work about 100,000 patients are consulted annually (almost 400 patients a day) in the outpatient department.