The principles guiding Hospital da Ordem Terceira Chiado (HOTC’s) life reflect Franciscanism’s core values.
As such, HOTC’s mission is to provide the highest quality standards in hospital care, guided by ethical and human values.
In this mission, with scientific and social aims, the services’ medical excellence and the humanistic foundations complement each other.
Our relationship with patients is based on respect, dedication, empathy, and humanism. Our conduct cultivates the highest standards set by the World Health Organisation (WHO), such as competence, effectiveness, team spirit, professional development, and technological innovation.
Our aim is to achieve the best results in healthcare services, through an efficient use of resources, with minimum risks, and maximum patient satisfaction.