The complex in Slatina Spa, 12 kilometers southeast from Banjaluka, is an integral part of the Institute for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation „Dr Miroslav Zotović“. The Institute is the biggest and most respectable health facility for medical rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery and baromedicine in the region.
At the location in Slatina, there are Department for medical rehabilitation and Department for rehabilitation and balneology with a long tradition and supreme expertise in rehabilitation of patients with all forms of rheumatism, postoperative and posttraumatic conditions, including sports injuries and slipped disc surgeries. In the process of rehabilitation, medical teams follow the up-to- date protocols and modern technology, combining these with the benefits of thermomineral water and healing mud of Slatina Spa.
In five facilities, there are 300 beds available to the patients and guests. Rooms are equipped with telephone, wi-fi and TV. Meals are individually adjusted to the condition of the patients and guests. Slatina Spa is known for its professional, hospitable and kind staff. The preserved nature of Slatina Spa is certainly worth seeing so is the nearby Banjaluka, one of the most beautiful towns in Bosna and Herzegovina.
In January 2018, at the location of Slatina, the Institute “Dr. Miroslav Zotović” opened a new accommodation complex with a therapeutic center as part of capacity expansion activities. The construction of new accommodation and therapeutic facilities enables the treatment and rehabilitation of additional 192 patients, which will increase the availability of health services not only for patients from the Republic of Srpska, but also for patients from the countries of the region. The construction of new facilities is accompanied by the education of doctors, as well as all other members of the rehabilitation team.
Increasing the therapeutic and accommodation capacities opens the possibility of introducing new services and programs for the promotion of health and disease prevention, as well as services that fall within the domain of health tourism, opens. Development of the health tourism in Slatina Spa is also supported by the Government of the Republic of Srpska. In 2016, the Institute and Slatina Spa were entrusted with the Park Forest Complex in Slatina. It is the State protected area where natural resources must be used following the renewable principles. The Project which is jointly implemented with the Faculty of Forestry, will make this natural resource available not only to the patients and guest of Slatina Spa, than also to the all recreation and nature lovers.