Kantonsspital Liestal: People at the centre of attention

The cantonal hospital Liestal, founded in 1962, is a central hospital that fulfils an extended primary-care mission for the northern and central part of the canton with emphasis on the Basel-Landschaft canton. Every year, more than 15,000 patients are treated in 399 nursing beds, 321 of which are for acute care. In addition, 80,000 outpatient medical treatments are performed by clinical specialists.
A staff of more than 1,600 employees works round the clock for the patients’ well-being. The hospital participates in the lectureship of the university of Basel. As the first hospital in the Basel-­Landschaft canton, the cantonal hospital Liestal draws on tradition and experience. Continuous innovations in all areas are the ideal basis for pro­viding all patients and visitors with top quality and comfort.



  1. Address

    Rheinstrasse 26
    CH-4410 Liestal
    Telefon +41 (0) 61 9252-525
    Telefax +41 (0) 61 9252-090

  2. Year of foundation

  3. Employees

  4. Service offering

    Internal medicine, surgery,
    orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology,
    otolaryngology, ophthalmology,
    anaesthesia, intensive-care medicine, radiology, nuclear medicine,
    institute for pathology, emergency room,
    day unit, outpatient clinics, therapy
    centre, consultations

  5. Hospital Director

    Heinz Schneider

  6. Geschäftsleitung

    Thomas Kunz
    Paul Nebel
    Urs Roth
    Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Maurer
    Christina Pletscher