Hospital care is primarily intended for patients with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions.
The task of the hospitals is to provide you as a citizen of the county with medical care which requires the special resources of a hospital. Both emergency and planned care in a number of different specialities are available at our hospitals.
Sundsvall Härnösand County Hospital
All medical specialities (apart from thorax and neurosurgery) are available at the County Hospital. Some of the clinics are responsible for providing county medical care for the population of all of Västernorrland County. The County Hospital has facilities in Sundsvall and Härnösand. There is also a medical rehabilitation unit and specialist clinics at Härnösand.
Specialist care is available 24 hours a day at Sundsvall. There are clinics with ward beds for people who need treatment for infectious diseases, skin complaints and ear and eye problems, for oncology with radiology treatment, orthopaedics, urology, internal medicine and surgery, and children's and maternity/gynaecology wards.
Clinics which work with rehabilitation have excellent support from a large paramedical facility with physiotherapists, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists, etc. Medical services include a radiology clinic, clinical physiology, hospital physics, laboratory medicine and pathology.
The psychiatric clinic is responsible for in-patient care and emergency care for residents in the entire county, and has a number of different clinics and wards. Child and adolescent psychiatry has clinics in both Härnösand and Sundsvall. There is also a regional forensic psychiatric clinic at Sundsvall.
Sollefteå Hospital is a full A&E hospital, with specialities such as paediatrics, gynaecology/obstetrics, surgery/orthopaedics, medicine and ophthalmology.
As the county district hospital, Örnsköldsvik Hospital has a wide range of specialities including children’s and young people’s medicine, gynaecology/obstetrics, radiology, audiology, ophthalmology, surgery, orthopaedics, anaesthetic and intensive care, internal medicine, geriatrics and psychology.