Centralsjukhuset i Karlstad is Värmland Counties largest hospital. It provides care in more than twenty specialities, like gynaecology, renal medicine, paediatrics and oncology. There are about 430 ward places within medicine, surgery and orthopaedics and 8 intensive care places.
A year in numbers: 56,500 patient visits to A&E, 35,000 ward patients, 155,000 ward days,
360,200 patient visits to the different departments, 19900 individual surgeries and 2700 babies will be delivered at this hospital.
There are about 3,800 members of staff including 490 doctors, 1,300 nurses and midwives and 76 physiotherapists.
Karlstad is the capital of Värmland County, and the largest city in the province Värmland in Sweden. The city has more than 61,000 inhabitants with more than 89,000 inhabitants in the wider municipality. Karlstad is a university city. It is built on the river delta where Sweden’s longest river, Klarälven, runs into Sweden’s largest lake, Vänern.
|Hospital type||District General Hospital|
|Local language||Swedish, some English spoken|
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